The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 20.51% 8.00% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 10.81% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -71.21%
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 Stevenage region.

Vendors Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 61.54% 74.00% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 7
Average daily rate £310 £406 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.69% +54.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £443 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £32.80 £48.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Stevenage region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Stevenage region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) LINQ
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) StructureMap

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
1 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Graduate
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
1 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 4 (30.77%) LINQ
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) StructureMap
2 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
2 4 (30.77%) CSS3
2 4 (30.77%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Varonis
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) NetIQ
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
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