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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 10.57% 15.24% 5.10%
As % of the Vendors category 19.12% 34.78% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £500 £525 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +0.45%
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
68 46 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 55.28% 43.81% 35.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 12
Median daily rate £408 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £439 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £652 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.00%) MS Project
6 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (20.00%) Office 365
6 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Security Hardening
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (16.00%) ISO22301
7 4 (16.00%) vRealize
7 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
7 4 (16.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
7 4 (16.00%) SAP Certification
7 4 (16.00%) SAP
8 3 (12.00%) MS Office
8 3 (12.00%) VoIP
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (12.00%) Skype
2 3 (12.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) MSI
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Migration Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Mac Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) RESTful
2 3 (12.00%) WCF
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) PMI
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Security Hardening
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (4.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (4.00%) SDLC
6 1 (4.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) R
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) vRealize
2 3 (12.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Packer
3 2 (8.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) SolidFire
5 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
5 1 (4.00%) New Relic
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle