The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 30 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.99% 11.68% 22.54%
As % of the Vendors category 47.62% 30.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 11
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£588 £413 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.42% +23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £336 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £440 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 £12.52 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -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 Luton region.

Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
63 75 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 39.87% 38.07% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 21
Average daily rate £475 £425 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.52 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+219.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Luton region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Luton region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Luton region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Luton region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 29 (46.77%) E-Commerce
2 27 (43.55%) Active Directory
3 23 (37.10%) .NET
4 21 (33.87%) IIS
4 21 (33.87%) Windows
5 18 (29.03%) DNS
5 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 14 (22.58%) ITIL
8 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.97%) SCOM
9 12 (19.35%) DHCP
10 11 (17.74%) FTP
10 11 (17.74%) C#
10 11 (17.74%) SCCM
11 10 (16.13%) DevOps
11 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.13%) SOA
12 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
12 9 (14.52%) MVC
12 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
13 8 (12.90%) WCF
13 8 (12.90%) jQuery
13 8 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (11.29%) Retail
14 7 (11.29%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 21 (33.87%) IIS
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Lync
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.61%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.84%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) DNS
2 12 (19.35%) DHCP
3 11 (17.74%) FTP
4 5 (8.06%) Internet
5 4 (6.45%) LAN
5 4 (6.45%) WAN
6 3 (4.84%) Firewall
7 1 (1.61%) Wireless
7 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.61%) ADSL
7 1 (1.61%) VoIP
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (11.29%) Retail
2 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (27.42%) Web Engineer
3 16 (25.81%) Architect
4 13 (20.97%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (11.29%) Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Web Architect
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Architect
8 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Information Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Data Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Integration Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Senior Integration Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) .NET
2 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
2 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (12.90%) WCF
3 8 (12.90%) jQuery
4 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (8.06%) Web Services
6 4 (6.45%) Middleware
7 2 (3.23%) J2EE
8 1 (1.61%) XML
8 1 (1.61%) JSON
8 1 (1.61%) Qt
8 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
1 3 (4.84%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.23%) DTV
2 2 (3.23%) Handset
3 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.61%) Statistics
3 1 (1.61%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.61%) iPhone
3 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) E-Commerce
2 14 (22.58%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.13%) DevOps
4 10 (16.13%) SOA
5 9 (14.52%) MVC
6 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.06%) Project Management
9 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.45%) Information Architecture
9 4 (6.45%) Data Governance
9 4 (6.45%) Analytics
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.84%) Database Security
10 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.84%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) C#
2 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.61%) Ruby
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) PHP
4 1 (1.61%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) PMP
1 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.23%) SSCP
1 2 (3.23%) GIAC
1 2 (3.23%) CEH
1 2 (3.23%) CISMP
2 1 (1.61%) CCNP
2 1 (1.61%) CCNA
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.61%) TickIT
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (43.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) SCOM
2 11 (17.74%) SCCM
3 3 (4.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) SAP
2 5 (8.06%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.45%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) Akamai
5 2 (3.23%) Avaya
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) Sun
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos
6 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.61%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.61%) KANA
6 1 (1.61%) Mitel
6 1 (1.61%) hybris
6 1 (1.61%) RightFax
6 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
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