The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Reigate 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 26.19% 37.50% 41.67%
As % of the Vendors category 55.00% 50.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Average daily rate £365 £313 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% +64.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Vendors Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 47.62% 75.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 23
Average daily rate £350 £350 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +84.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Microsoft
Surrey

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Reigate

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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 (87.50%) SQL
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
1 21 (87.50%) XSLT
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Workflow
2 19 (79.17%) Visual Studio
2 19 (79.17%) XML
2 19 (79.17%) WF
3 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (70.83%) Finance
5 16 (66.67%) MS Office
5 16 (66.67%) WCF
6 15 (62.50%) VB.NET
7 14 (58.33%) Scrum
7 14 (58.33%) CRM
7 14 (58.33%) SharePoint
7 14 (58.33%) MVC
7 14 (58.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (45.83%) Release Management
9 4 (16.67%) C#
10 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
11 2 (8.33%) ITIL V2
11 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.33%) ITIL
11 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
11 2 (8.33%) SOA
11 2 (8.33%) LAN
11 2 (8.33%) VoIP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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 14 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) VoIP
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 12 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Architect
5 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior BizTalk Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
1 21 (87.50%) XSLT
2 19 (79.17%) XML
2 19 (79.17%) WF
3 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (66.67%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Workflow
2 14 (58.33%) Scrum
2 14 (58.33%) CRM
2 14 (58.33%) MVC
3 11 (45.83%) Release Management
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V2
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 4 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (4.17%) BMC
2 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds