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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 15 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 10.39% 5.97% 17.50%
As % of the Vendors category 21.62% 12.90% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate £475 £400 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +220.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Microsoft
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
74 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 48.05% 46.27% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 24 12
Average daily rate £450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Firewall
4 7 (26.92%) ISA Server
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (26.92%) VPN
4 7 (26.92%) DNS
4 7 (26.92%) DHCP
4 7 (26.92%) MCSE
4 7 (26.92%) MCP
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Sysprep
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
4 7 (26.92%) DBS Check
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 6 (23.08%) Def Stans
5 6 (23.08%) Fault Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) FMECA
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) WSUS
5 6 (23.08%) Logistics
5 6 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
5 6 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) Military

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (19.23%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) Drupal
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Joomla!
2 3 (11.54%) nginx
2 3 (11.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) DHCP
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) VPN
3 4 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (23.08%) Military
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Field Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Field Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Field Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Support
3 5 (19.23%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) WAP
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 4 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
1 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
1 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
1 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
1 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Debian
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Fault Analysis
1 6 (23.08%) FMECA
1 6 (23.08%) Logistics
1 6 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
1 6 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Content Management
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) SEO
3 3 (11.54%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) OWASP
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) BDD
5 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) DBS Check
2 7 (26.92%) MCP
2 7 (26.92%) MCSE
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) Def Stans
2 4 (15.38%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Sysprep
2 6 (23.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Rackspace