The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sunbury-on-Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sunbury-on-Thames 14.71% 9.52% 9.46%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 23.53% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.37% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
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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 Sunbury-on-Thames region.

Vendors Category
Sunbury-on-Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 17 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sunbury-on-Thames 38.24% 40.48% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 37
Average daily rate £396 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.80% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £543 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Sunbury-on-Thames

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Sunbury-on-Thames

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Sunbury-on-Thames

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Sunbury-on-Thames

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Sunbury-on-Thames

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Sunbury-on-Thames

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sunbury-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sunbury-on-Thames 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 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Altiris
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Visualforce
3 3 (37.50%) Apex Code
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (25.00%) Ariba

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Sunbury-on-Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sunbury-on-Thames 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.

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Field Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Field Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MBA
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (37.50%) Altiris
2 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Ariba