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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 23 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 27.71% 7.46% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 46.00% 13.70% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate
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£353 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £359 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £13.09 £14.04 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -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 Uxbridge region.

Vendors Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 60.24% 54.48% 53.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 52 53
Average daily rate £350 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £13.09 £14.04 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% -12.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
3 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 10 (35.71%) MS Office
3 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 9 (32.14%) Retail
5 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 7 (25.00%) MS Project
6 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) CRM
7 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
8 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) QA
9 4 (14.29%) Time Management
9 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
9 4 (14.29%) ITIL
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (10.71%) SAP
10 3 (10.71%) Cognos
10 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.71%) RDBMS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (35.71%) MS Office
3 7 (25.00%) MS Project
4 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) NAS
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) Star Schema
2 2 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (32.14%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (21.43%) CRM
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Time Management
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Line Management
8 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
1 3 (10.71%) Cognos
1 3 (10.71%) Remedy
1 3 (10.71%) Citrix
1 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) Juniper
2 1 (3.57%) Apple
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