The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 27 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 5.69% 3.23% 36.00%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 6.25% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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Surrey

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

Vendors Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
63 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 51.22% 51.61% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 15 9
Average daily rate £440 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £165 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leatherhead region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (20.00%) FMECA
4 2 (20.00%) Military
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (10.00%) Clustering
5 1 (10.00%) SSH
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) FMECA
1 2 (20.00%) Logistics
1 2 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco