The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 22.63% 16.30% 5.80%
As % of the Vendors category 36.47% 31.43% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 62.04% 51.85% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 18
Average daily rate £250 £241 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% -39.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £198 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 44 (54.32%) Windows
2 36 (44.44%) MS Office
3 29 (35.80%) ITIL
4 27 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 26 (32.10%) Citrix
6 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
7 21 (25.93%) Windows 7
8 17 (20.99%) Cisco
8 17 (20.99%) Adobe
9 15 (18.52%) MCP
9 15 (18.52%) Symantec
9 15 (18.52%) McAfee
9 15 (18.52%) Service Delivery
9 15 (18.52%) Finance
10 14 (17.28%) Incident Management
10 14 (17.28%) Lotus
10 14 (17.28%) IBM Notes
11 13 (16.05%) VMware
12 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
13 11 (13.58%) Project Management
14 10 (12.35%) .NET
15 9 (11.11%) WAN
15 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
16 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
17 7 (8.64%) Blackberry
17 7 (8.64%) iPhone
17 7 (8.64%) SCCM
17 7 (8.64%) Video Conferencing
17 7 (8.64%) Lync

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 14 (17.28%) IBM Notes
2 7 (8.64%) Lync
3 4 (4.94%) CMS
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.23%) SAS
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (44.44%) MS Office
2 27 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.23%) MS Project
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) WAN
2 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.41%) LAN
4 4 (4.94%) PBX
5 3 (3.70%) VPN
5 3 (3.70%) DNS
6 2 (2.47%) Internet
7 1 (1.23%) Firewall
7 1 (1.23%) VLAN
7 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.23%) FCoE
7 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.23%) DHCP
7 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.70%) MSBuild
1 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) MSI
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Analyst
2 22 (27.16%) Support Analyst
3 20 (24.69%) Service Analyst
3 20 (24.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (20.99%) 1st Line Support
5 13 (16.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 11 (13.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (11.11%) Project Manager
8 7 (8.64%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support
10 5 (6.17%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (6.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 4 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) ScrumMaster
12 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
12 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.23%) Flash
3 1 (1.23%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Blackberry
1 7 (8.64%) Video Conferencing
1 7 (8.64%) iPhone
1 7 (8.64%) iPad
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) IVR
3 3 (3.70%) FMCG
4 2 (2.47%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) EPoS
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.23%) Photography
5 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (54.32%) Windows
2 21 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.23%) Android
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.23%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) ITIL
2 15 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 14 (17.28%) Incident Management
4 11 (13.58%) Project Management
5 6 (7.41%) Scrum
6 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.94%) WFM
8 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.70%) DevOps
9 2 (2.47%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.47%) Time Management
9 2 (2.47%) CAD
9 2 (2.47%) Change Management
10 1 (1.23%) MVC
10 1 (1.23%) Migration
10 1 (1.23%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.23%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.23%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) MCP
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.94%) Degree
3 3 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.70%) MCSE
4 2 (2.47%) CCNA
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.23%) MCTS
5 1 (1.23%) MCITP
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Terminal Server
2 2 (2.47%) XenApp
2 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Citrix
2 17 (20.99%) Cisco
2 17 (20.99%) Adobe
3 15 (18.52%) Symantec
3 15 (18.52%) McAfee
4 14 (17.28%) Lotus
5 13 (16.05%) VMware
6 4 (4.94%) Avaya
6 4 (4.94%) Verint
7 3 (3.70%) AppSense
8 2 (2.47%) Sophos
8 2 (2.47%) Wyse
8 2 (2.47%) Remedy
8 2 (2.47%) Mapinfo
8 2 (2.47%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.47%) Google
9 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.23%) Polycom
9 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.23%) Altiris
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