The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 August 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 10.90% 11.04% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 22.08% 24.64% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £381 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -15.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Microsoft
Surrey

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

Vendors Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
77 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 49.36% 44.81% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £400 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -72.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Staines region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Staines region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (38.10%) Web Services
5 14 (33.33%) C#
5 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 11 (26.19%) DevOps
8 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 8 (19.05%) .NET
9 8 (19.05%) Release Management
10 7 (16.67%) SCCM
10 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (14.29%) SDLC
11 6 (14.29%) Ansible
11 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 6 (14.29%) Service Management
11 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) Windows
11 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.90%) VMware
12 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
12 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (11.90%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
12 5 (11.90%) Public Cloud
13 4 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (9.52%) Security Hardening

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Staines 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 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
3 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (9.52%) Office 365
5 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) iSCSI
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
4 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.52%) Ant
2 4 (9.52%) Hudson
2 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Maven
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) MSI
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) German Language
2 1 (2.38%) Polish Language
2 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Azure DevOps
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Lead C# Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.14%) CRM Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Migration Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Azure Developer
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) REST
3 4 (9.52%) WCF
4 2 (4.76%) COM
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Public Cloud
3 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) VMS
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) DevOps
3 8 (19.05%) Release Management
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.29%) SDLC
4 6 (14.29%) Service Management
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 4 (9.52%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) Security Hardening
5 4 (9.52%) Six Sigma
5 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
5 4 (9.52%) Use Case
6 3 (7.14%) Application Packaging
6 3 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (7.14%) Benchmarking
6 3 (7.14%) CMMI
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C#
1 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) SAP Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.52%) ISO22301
2 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.14%) QA
3 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Docker
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) Ansible
3 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (9.52%) Puppet
3 4 (9.52%) SCOM
3 4 (9.52%) vRealize
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) VMware
2 4 (9.52%) Dell
2 4 (9.52%) HP
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) Splunk
3 3 (7.14%) AppSense
3 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) New Relic