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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 21.74% 8.54% 13.16%
As % of the Vendors category 43.48% 20.59% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate £325 £269 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £156 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £316 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £142.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Microsoft
London

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
23 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 50.00% 41.46% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 9
Average daily rate £325 £358 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £176 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £142.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.26% +955.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) SAN
4 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) Release Management
6 5 (23.81%) QMS
7 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (19.05%) CRM
7 4 (19.05%) MS Office
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Intranet
8 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.52%) Office 365
9 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
9 2 (9.52%) User Experience
9 2 (9.52%) Local Government

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Intranet
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Migration Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Server Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Server Migration Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.76%) HR Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technologist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Release Management
3 5 (23.81%) QMS
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.76%) Samba
5 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Citrix
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
Kingston upon Thames
Nigel Frank International
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