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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 18 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 1.20% 17.86% 41.46%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 30.30% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £135 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+270.37% -57.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
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 Leatherhead region.

Vendors Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 39.76% 58.93% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 17
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £125 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) PKI
3 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 3 (42.86%) DataPower
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
6 1 (14.29%) Splunk
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) SUSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
2 3 (42.86%) DataPower
3 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco