The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 14.89% 11.65% 8.14%
As % of the Vendors category 31.82% 30.00% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.97% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.04 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.48% +17.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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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 Uxbridge region.

Vendors Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 46.81% 38.83% 58.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 34
Average daily rate £250 £419 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +10.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £267 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.04 £13.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% +4.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 15 (40.54%) MS Office
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 9 (24.32%) Retail
4 8 (21.62%) Finance
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.62%) CRM
4 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
5 7 (18.92%) MS Project
5 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
6 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Time Management
7 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 4 (10.81%) SQL
8 4 (10.81%) Linux
8 4 (10.81%) QA
9 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (8.11%) Degree
9 3 (8.11%) Refactoring
9 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
9 3 (8.11%) Citrix
9 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) Lync
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Office
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Project
3 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) OSPF
1 2 (5.41%) BGP
1 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
1 2 (5.41%) Network Security
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) NAS
2 1 (2.70%) Skype
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) Star Schema
2 2 (5.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Author
2 4 (10.81%) Technical Author
2 4 (10.81%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Desktop Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) IT Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Web Author
4 2 (5.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) FMCG
3 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
2 8 (21.62%) CRM
2 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Time Management
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.11%) Refactoring
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Data Entry
6 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Customer Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.41%) CCNP
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CISM
2 2 (5.41%) GSEC
3 1 (2.70%) MCDST
3 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Cognos
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco
1 3 (8.11%) Citrix
1 3 (8.11%) Remedy
1 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.41%) FireEye
2 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
2 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Juniper
3 1 (2.70%) Apple
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
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