The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Romford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Romford 20.00% - -
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Microsoft
London

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

Vendors Category
Romford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Romford 60.00% 33.33% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Average daily rate £288 £123 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.69% -69.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £123 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £123 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Romford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Romford

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Romford

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Romford

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Romford

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Romford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Romford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Romford 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 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Local Government
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Romford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Romford 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 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Development Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Development Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix