The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Redhill region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 15.15% 56.25% 18.42%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 75.00% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +12.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.51 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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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 Redhill region.

Vendors Category
Redhill
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 39.39% 75.00% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Average daily rate £325 £265 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -16.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.83 - £8.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Redhill 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
2 8 (42.11%) SCOM
3 7 (36.84%) Capacity Management
3 7 (36.84%) SCOrch
3 7 (36.84%) SCSM
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) XenApp
6 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V2
6 3 (15.79%) MS Project
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) MetaFrame
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) SLA
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Redhill 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 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) OLTP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
2 7 (36.84%) Capacity Management
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL V2
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITSM
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) VCP4
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) MetaFrame
2 3 (15.79%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCOM
2 7 (36.84%) SCOrch
2 7 (36.84%) SCSM
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Kaseya
5 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Tripwire
5 2 (10.53%) Qualys
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £17.00 - £20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago