The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Ayrshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - - 1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Ayrshire - - 75.00%
As % of the Vendors category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.11% -15.62%
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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 South Ayrshire region.

Vendors Category
South Ayrshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Ayrshire - - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £103
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 £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in South Ayrshire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in South Ayrshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in South Ayrshire

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in South Ayrshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in South Ayrshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in South Ayrshire