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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huntingdon 10.00% - 31.37%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% - 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£200 - £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
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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
12 3 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huntingdon 60.00% 50.00% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Average daily rate £288 - £410
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Huntingdon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) C#

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Huntingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Junior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware