The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 11.11% 27.59% 27.50%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 38.10% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Average daily rate £225 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Microsoft
Surrey

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

Vendors Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 50.00% 72.41% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 16
Average daily rate £185 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.20% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
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 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
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 29 April 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) HNC
5 1 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Smartcard

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (10.00%) MicroStation
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) ProjectWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Support
1 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Business Development
1 1 (10.00%) CAD
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (10.00%) MVC
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (10.00%) QMS
1 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (10.00%) SABSA
1 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (10.00%) Security Management
1 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO27005
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Qualys
1 1 (10.00%) Sun
1 1 (10.00%) Tripwire
1 1 (10.00%) Wyse