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 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 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 13.95% 48.72% 41.38%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 79.17% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
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 Reigate region.

Vendors Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 41.86% 61.54% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 17
Average daily rate £250 £375 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) CRM
1 14 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) WCF
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) XSLT
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.09%) Solvency II
6 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow Management
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (4.55%) Financial Modelling

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 11 (50.00%) CRM Developer
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Business Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) CRM Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Governance Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) XSLT
1 3 (13.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) CRM
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.55%) User Stories
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
2 3 (13.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) Dell
1 1 (4.55%) CommVault
1 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.55%) TOWER Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware
1 1 (4.55%) Brocade