The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Huntingdon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huntingdon 10.53% 22.22% 37.50%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 30.77% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £405 - £148
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.74 £11.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.21% +2.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Microsoft
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Huntingdon region.

Vendors Category
Huntingdon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huntingdon 47.37% 72.22% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate £425 £340 £148
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +130.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.74 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.21% -21.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Huntingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Huntingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Huntingdon

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Huntingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Huntingdon region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Huntingdon

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Huntingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Huntingdon region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Huntingdon

Microsoft
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Huntingdon

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Huntingdon region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Practice Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Extranet
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) MSF
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Revenue Recognition
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Huntingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Huntingdon region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Development
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Information Management
1 1 (20.00%) MSF
1 1 (20.00%) Practice Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Revenue Recognition
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory