The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 19.05% 28.57% 62.07%
As % of the Vendors category 44.44% 40.00% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 7
Median daily rate - £625 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +95.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.70 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +8.27%

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

Vendors Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 42.86% 71.43% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 9
Median daily rate £300 £475 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +36.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

The demand trend of contract jobs across the St Albans region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the St Albans region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) Java

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) FCoE
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) IT Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Brocade
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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