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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 20 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 2.08% 8.97% 13.56%
As % of the Vendors category 4.84% 17.95% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.48%
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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 Staines region.

Vendors Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
62 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 43.06% 50.00% 53.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 11
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -48.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 6 (27.27%) XenApp
4 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) AppSense
5 4 (18.18%) Billing
5 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
5 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) CCIE
5 4 (18.18%) CCNP
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) XenServer
5 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 (18.18%) OpenStack
1 4 (18.18%) CloudStack
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) Open Workbench
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
1 4 (18.18%) PaaS
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LAN
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) Multicast
3 1 (4.55%) DMZ
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 4 (18.18%) Billing
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Support
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
1 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (18.18%) CCIE
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (27.27%) XenApp
3 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
4 4 (18.18%) XenServer
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
2 5 (22.73%) AppSense
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) Google
3 4 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Polycom
5 1 (4.55%) Tandberg
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
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