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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.63% 16.89% 9.64%
As % of the Vendors category 34.21% 31.25% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £375 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +105.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £203 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £15.10
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.97%
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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 Peterborough region.

Vendors Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
76 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 60.32% 54.05% 59.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 25
Average daily rate £250 £270 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £190 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -89.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) MS Office
3 25 (39.68%) ITIL
4 24 (38.10%) Citrix
5 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
6 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
7 18 (28.57%) Adobe
8 16 (25.40%) Cisco
9 15 (23.81%) MCP
9 15 (23.81%) Service Delivery
9 15 (23.81%) Windows 7
10 14 (22.22%) Incident Management
10 14 (22.22%) Symantec
10 14 (22.22%) McAfee
11 13 (20.63%) Lotus
11 13 (20.63%) IBM Notes
12 10 (15.87%) VMware
12 10 (15.87%) Windows 8
13 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
13 8 (12.70%) Finance
13 8 (12.70%) Blackberry
14 7 (11.11%) iPad
14 7 (11.11%) iPhone
15 6 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
16 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
16 5 (7.94%) SLA
17 4 (6.35%) WAN
17 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 4 (6.35%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 13 (20.63%) IBM Notes
2 4 (6.35%) Lync
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (46.03%) MS Office
2 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.59%) InDesign
4 1 (1.59%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) WAN
2 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.76%) VPN
2 3 (4.76%) PBX
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) WebEx
4 1 (1.59%) FCoE
4 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.59%) VLAN
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.17%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Analyst
2 21 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 18 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 18 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (25.40%) 1st Line Support
5 14 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
9 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Coordinator
11 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) .NET Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
1 2 (3.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.59%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.59%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.11%) iPad
2 7 (11.11%) iPhone
3 4 (6.35%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) IVR
5 2 (3.17%) EPoS
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.59%) Photography
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.87%) Windows 8
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.17%) Android
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.17%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 14 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.35%) Scrum
4 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.76%) WFM
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) CAD
6 2 (3.17%) Web Design
6 2 (3.17%) Change Management
6 2 (3.17%) Time Management
6 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.17%) DevOps
7 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.59%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.59%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.59%) Data Management
7 1 (1.59%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) C#
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) MCP
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.76%) MCSE
4 2 (3.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.59%) MCTS
5 1 (1.59%) MCITP
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Terminal Server
2 2 (3.17%) XenApp
2 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) DameWare
3 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.59%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Citrix
2 18 (28.57%) Adobe
3 16 (25.40%) Cisco
4 14 (22.22%) Symantec
4 14 (22.22%) McAfee
5 13 (20.63%) Lotus
6 10 (15.87%) VMware
7 3 (4.76%) Verint
8 2 (3.17%) Mapinfo
8 2 (3.17%) Sophos
8 2 (3.17%) Remedy
8 2 (3.17%) BMC
8 2 (3.17%) Wyse
8 2 (3.17%) Google
8 2 (3.17%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.17%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.59%) Polycom
9 1 (1.59%) Altiris
9 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
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