The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leatherhead region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 19.30% 39.02% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 31.43% 61.54% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate £130 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.40% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
Vendors Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
35 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 61.40% 63.41% 53.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 37
Average daily rate £375 £325 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £268 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microsoft
Surrey

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 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) CRM
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (35.29%) ERP
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (35.29%) AS400
3 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) SCCM
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) MCSE
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
6 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) vSphere
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) MVVM
7 1 (5.88%) Network Management
7 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (5.88%) Splunk
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) OSPF
1 1 (5.88%) BGP
1 1 (5.88%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) IT Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Wintel Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Support Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Wintel Support
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) WCF
1 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) AS400
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) CRM
1 6 (35.29%) ERP
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) MVVM
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
3 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience Design
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) XAML
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) GSEC
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) CCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) Brocade
2 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.88%) Altiris
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee
2 1 (5.88%) Sophos
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix