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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 16.67% 22.00% 52.94%
As % of the Vendors category 24.32% 39.29% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Average daily rate £275 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
37 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 68.52% 56.00% 67.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 12
Average daily rate £313 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Reigate

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 2 (14.29%) Office 365
5 2 (14.29%) SCCM
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (14.29%) TACACS
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (14.29%) Broadband
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.14%) AIX

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.14%) MicroStation
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) ProjectWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Broadband
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (14.29%) TACACS
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Support
1 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Handset
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) CAD
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) QMS
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.14%) SABSA
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) HNC
3 1 (7.14%) HND
3 1 (7.14%) IISP
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO27005
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (7.14%) Brocade
3 1 (7.14%) CommVault
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.14%) Qualys
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) Tripwire
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Wyse