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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Surrey / Staines
Rank 5 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 14.12% 13.85% 8.59%
As % of the Vendors category 32.43% 29.03% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Median daily rate £500 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 - £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
37 31 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 43.53% 47.69% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
Median daily rate £500 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 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 Staines region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
3 10 (38.46%) Migration
3 10 (38.46%) Office 365
4 9 (34.62%) Skype
4 9 (34.62%) Skype for Business
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Service Management
6 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 6 (23.08%) Internet
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 6 (23.08%) ServiceNow
6 6 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (19.23%) OneDrive
7 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (19.23%) C#
7 5 (19.23%) MS Project
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (15.38%) WCF
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) RESTful
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (11.54%) Demand Management
9 3 (11.54%) Mac OS

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 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (34.62%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Project
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Office 365
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (19.23%) OneDrive
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Skype
2 6 (23.08%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) XMLSpy
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Azure Developer
2 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Mac Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Migration Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Engineering Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) RESTful
2 4 (15.38%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (11.54%) Mac OS
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
4 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Demand Management
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Security Hardening
8 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) CRM
8 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.85%) Smoke Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) R
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MCSA
1 2 (7.69%) MCSE
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) ISO22301
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) vRealize
2 1 (3.85%) Packer
2 1 (3.85%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Citrix
1 6 (23.08%) ServiceNow
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Apple
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) SolidFire