The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 14.29% 7.84% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 36.36% 15.38% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£182 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Vendors Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 39.29% 50.98% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 4
Average daily rate £245 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £403 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) MS Office
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Windows 8
4 10 (55.56%) Network Security
5 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (50.00%) Service Management
6 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) Change Management
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) Change Control
9 2 (11.11%) MS Project
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 2 (11.11%) Retail
9 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (5.56%) F5
10 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
10 1 (5.56%) Tableau
10 1 (5.56%) vSphere
10 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (5.56%) Analytics
10 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
10 1 (5.56%) Line Management
10 1 (5.56%) User Experience
10 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.56%) Data Centre

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Training Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) ICT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 8
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.56%) Process Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Security
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix
1 1 (5.56%) Apple
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
1 1 (5.56%) AppSense
1 1 (5.56%) F5
1 1 (5.56%) Tableau
1 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
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