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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 12.37% 14.89% 21.31%
As % of the Vendors category 34.29% 25.93% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.67% -29.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
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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
35 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 36.08% 57.45% 68.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 24
Average daily rate £500 £418 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% +73.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +10.14%
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
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) PKI
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
6 4 (21.05%) SAN
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (21.05%) IBM
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) F5
6 4 (21.05%) DataPower
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
7 3 (15.79%) Mule
7 3 (15.79%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) Change Control
7 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (15.79%) OO

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (15.79%) Mule
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) BIG-IP
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Security Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) XSD
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) PKI
2 4 (21.05%) DataPower
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
4 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) EAI
3 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) F5
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.53%) Informatica
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco