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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 34.29% 14.29% 19.44%
As % of the Vendors category 85.71% 27.78% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£435 £120 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+262.50% -49.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £120 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £120 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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
14 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 40.00% 51.43% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 14
Average daily rate £520 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% +32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Redhill

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) SCOM
3 15 (60.00%) SCOrch
3 15 (60.00%) SCSM
4 13 (52.00%) Data Centre
4 13 (52.00%) Incident Management
4 13 (52.00%) Capacity Management
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) BMC
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (12.00%) MS Office
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.00%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (12.00%) OLTP
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.00%) MCTS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (8.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) OLTP
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (60.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (12.00%) DBA
2 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Incident Management
1 13 (52.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCTS
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) SCOM
2 15 (60.00%) SCOrch
2 15 (60.00%) SCSM
3 3 (12.00%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) BMC
2 2 (8.00%) Lotus
2 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds