The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.74% 13.40% 9.29%
As % of the Vendors category 13.00% 26.53% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Median daily rate £405 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £188 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £430 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Microsoft
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 98 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 51.81% 50.52% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 52 53
Median daily rate £396 £334 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -18.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (29.63%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) LINQ
4 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
4 7 (25.93%) OOP
4 7 (25.93%) SOLID
5 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 6 (22.22%) SAP
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) MS Access
7 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Change Management
7 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) MS Office
7 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (14.81%) Data Management
7 4 (14.81%) Maximo
7 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 4 (14.81%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) EPiServer CMS
2 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Maximo
2 3 (11.11%) SAP SRM
3 1 (3.70%) Sage 1000
3 1 (3.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) FCoE
1 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) MS Access
3 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Ant
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Hudson
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) EPiServer Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) jQuery
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.93%) LINQ
4 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) ODBC
6 1 (3.70%) WCF
6 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Learning Management System
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) VMS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) OOP
1 7 (25.93%) SOLID
1 7 (25.93%) TDD
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) Data Management
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) BitLocker
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) KVM
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Ariba
2 3 (11.11%) EPiServer
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Dell
3 2 (7.41%) Splunk
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Kaseya
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Sage
4 1 (3.70%) Siemens
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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