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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 10.76% 3.01% 6.08%
As % of the Vendors category 23.29% 7.02% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£381 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
73 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 46.20% 42.86% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Average daily rate £400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £52.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.38% +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015, 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 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 10 (30.30%) Migration
4 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 8 (24.24%) DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
6 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
6 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (18.18%) UNIX
7 6 (18.18%) MS Office
7 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 6 (18.18%) SAP
8 5 (15.15%) .NET
8 5 (15.15%) IIS
8 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
8 5 (15.15%) MCSE
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (15.15%) SCCM
8 5 (15.15%) SCOM
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (15.15%) IIS
1 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
3 3 (9.09%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 3 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.06%) SSDT
6 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Hudson
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Trainer
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) PC Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Smart Meter
3 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (9.09%) Replication
4 3 (9.09%) Video Editing
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) UNIX
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.12%) VMS
6 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Migration
3 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) DevOps
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.15%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Use Case
6 4 (12.12%) Software Deployment
6 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.09%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCSE
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) MCSA
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) XenServer
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) UAG
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
1 5 (15.15%) SCOM
2 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) Dell
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) CA
3 3 (9.09%) Splunk
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Teradata
5 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.03%) CommVault
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee