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 5 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 16.92% 10.42% 5.17%
As % of the Vendors category 36.67% 19.61% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Average daily rate
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£225 £303 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% -19.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -2.56%
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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
30 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 46.15% 53.13% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 43
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.09 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.84% +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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
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 5 March 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 16 (50.00%) MS Office
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 11 (34.38%) ITIL
4 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.63%) Retail
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.63%) SAP
8 4 (12.50%) MCP
8 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (12.50%) Remedy
8 4 (12.50%) ITSM
8 4 (12.50%) Service Management
8 4 (12.50%) Finance
8 4 (12.50%) FMCG
8 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
9 3 (9.38%) Time Management
9 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.38%) Blackberry

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (9.38%) MS Project
5 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) Wireless
1 2 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) WLAN
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
2 1 (3.13%) DMZ
2 1 (3.13%) ADSL
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
3 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) FMCG
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.25%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) CCTV
5 1 (3.13%) SCADA
5 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Android
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) ITSM
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Time Management
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Line Management
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.13%) Logistics
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) MCP
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PMP
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
1 2 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Remedy
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) McAfee
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Altiris
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
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