The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Peterborough region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.74% 6.21% 10.83%
As % of the Vendors category 29.73% 15.94% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £13.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 - £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 - £16.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 59.68% 38.98% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 16
Average daily rate £240 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 15
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.80 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £16.80 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 13 (27.66%) MS Office
4 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
4 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
6 10 (21.28%) ITIL
6 10 (21.28%) Citrix
6 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
6 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (19.15%) Cisco
7 9 (19.15%) Adobe
8 8 (17.02%) WAN
8 8 (17.02%) Symantec
8 8 (17.02%) McAfee
8 8 (17.02%) .NET
8 8 (17.02%) LAN
8 8 (17.02%) VMware
8 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
9 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (14.89%) Finance
9 7 (14.89%) IBM Notes
9 7 (14.89%) Lotus
10 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.77%) MCP
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 6 (12.77%) Firewall
10 6 (12.77%) Incident Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
1 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (14.89%) IBM Notes
4 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.64%) JOnAS
5 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.38%) Lync
7 2 (4.26%) Apache
7 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.26%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) LAN
1 8 (17.02%) WAN
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
3 5 (10.64%) VLAN
4 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.38%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) DNS
6 2 (4.26%) DHCP
6 2 (4.26%) VoIP
7 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (17.02%) Service Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Project Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.38%) Development Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Project Planner
8 2 (4.26%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) J2EE
3 3 (6.38%) COM
3 3 (6.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
4 1 (2.13%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) PMI
1 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Vista
5 3 (6.38%) UNIX
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
1 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
2 6 (12.77%) Project Management
2 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.64%) SOA
4 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.26%) System Testing
6 1 (2.13%) Data Entry
6 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.13%) TDD
6 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) Java
3 3 (6.38%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) MCP
2 5 (10.64%) MCSE
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) MCITP
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) PMP
4 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) vSphere
3 5 (10.64%) UAG
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
1 5 (10.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Citrix
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco
2 9 (19.15%) Adobe
3 8 (17.02%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Symantec
3 8 (17.02%) McAfee
4 7 (14.89%) Lotus
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 5 (10.64%) Primavera
6 2 (4.26%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
7 1 (2.13%) Polycom
7 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) Exinda
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