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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 11.02% 11.11% 12.28%
As % of the Vendors category 26.92% 19.32% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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
52 88 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 40.94% 57.52% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 7
Average daily rate £310 £368 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.07% +11.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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
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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (17.86%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) IIS
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 4 (14.29%) MS Office
6 4 (14.29%) UNIX
6 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (14.29%) Internet
6 4 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
3 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (7.14%) Lync
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (10.71%) Open Workbench
4 2 (7.14%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.57%) MS Project
5 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) SSDT
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Process Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Trainer
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) VMS
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Project Management
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Test Management
3 3 (10.71%) BPMN
3 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
3 3 (10.71%) Process Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
3 3 (10.71%) Demand Management
3 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Coaching
4 2 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) CA
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) AppSense
3 1 (3.57%) Teradata
3 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco