The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Potters Bar region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Potters Bar - - 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Microsoft
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Potters Bar
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Potters Bar - 100.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Potters Bar

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Potters Bar

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Potters Bar

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Potters Bar

Microsoft
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Potters Bar

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Potters Bar 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 3 (100.00%) MS Project
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Project Server
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Potters Bar by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Potters Bar 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 3 (100.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management