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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 20.41% 20.69% 30.77%
As % of the Vendors category 52.63% 46.15% 51.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Average daily rate
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£150 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £174 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £394 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £22.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 - £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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 Leatherhead region.

Vendors Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19 13 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 38.78% 44.83% 60.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 26
Average daily rate £150 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £301 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leatherhead region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) EAI
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) XSD
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Mule
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) Mule
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) XSD
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) EAI
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Lotus
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM