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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 22.22% 4.55% 10.00%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 9.09% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£150 £275 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £408
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 £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 55.56% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Average daily rate £275 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £560
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 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) XSLT
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) Finance
3 14 (60.87%) Workflow
3 14 (60.87%) Visual Studio
3 14 (60.87%) XML
3 14 (60.87%) WF
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 12 (52.17%) MS Office
5 12 (52.17%) VB.NET
5 12 (52.17%) WCF
6 10 (43.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 10 (43.48%) MVC
6 10 (43.48%) CRM
6 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
7 7 (30.43%) Release Management
8 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
9 5 (21.74%) Avaya
10 3 (13.04%) LAN
10 3 (13.04%) VoIP
10 3 (13.04%) WAN
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL
10 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
11 2 (8.70%) Service Management
11 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
11 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) VoIP
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior BizTalk Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) .NET
1 16 (69.57%) XSLT
2 14 (60.87%) XML
2 14 (60.87%) WF
3 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
4 12 (52.17%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Workflow
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
2 10 (43.48%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) CRM
3 7 (30.43%) Release Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V2
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Avaya
2 2 (8.70%) CommVault
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) BT
3 1 (4.35%) Wyse
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) Verint
3 1 (4.35%) BMC
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix