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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 28.00% 21.54% 20.21%
As % of the Vendors category 45.16% 35.90% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £168 £211 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% -15.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £174 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £258 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £14.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.80% -
Microsoft
London

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
31 39 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 62.00% 60.00% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 30
Median daily rate £475 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £166 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £13.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +52.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Uxbridge region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Uxbridge region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (33.33%) Web Development
4 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (28.57%) Xerox
5 6 (28.57%) Document Management
5 6 (28.57%) Military
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (23.81%) Case Management
6 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
7 4 (19.05%) XenApp
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix
7 4 (19.05%) SAN
8 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) BGP
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) Broadband
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) Skype
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Military
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Junior
2 7 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Junior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Junior Web Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Field Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (9.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (9.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) LINQ
4 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Web Development
2 6 (28.57%) Document Management
3 5 (23.81%) Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) Case Management
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) SOLID
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) People Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Service Design
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCITP
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CISM
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) COBIT
1 2 (9.52%) ISO27002
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.76%) UAG
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Xerox
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Veeam
5 2 (9.52%) FireEye
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle