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 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 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 39 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 28.89% 16.00% 15.28%
As % of the Vendors category 45.88% 40.00% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £469 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £351 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.80%
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 Uxbridge region.

Vendors Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 62.96% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 23
Average daily rate £418 £450 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% -12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £340 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 4
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.41%
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 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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) MS Office
3 23 (45.10%) ITIL
3 23 (45.10%) Windows 7
4 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
4 22 (43.14%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (29.41%) Retail
6 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
6 14 (27.45%) Blackberry
6 14 (27.45%) Remedy
7 13 (25.49%) E-Commerce
7 13 (25.49%) Citrix
7 13 (25.49%) Android
7 13 (25.49%) Windows Vista
7 13 (25.49%) Apple iOS
8 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
10 6 (11.76%) McAfee
10 6 (11.76%) MCP
10 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (9.80%) SCADA
11 5 (9.80%) SAP
11 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
12 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (7.84%) Smartphone
12 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
12 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
12 4 (7.84%) Network Security
12 4 (7.84%) FMCG
12 4 (7.84%) Service Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (52.94%) MS Office
2 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.96%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Network Security
2 3 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.96%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
4 1 (1.96%) ADSL
4 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) DMZ
4 1 (1.96%) MPLS
4 1 (1.96%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.96%) MS Access
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (29.41%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Service Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Release Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support
8 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (27.45%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.80%) SCADA
4 4 (7.84%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.84%) FMCG
5 2 (3.92%) EPoS
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.96%) Statistics
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) Windows 7
3 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
4 13 (25.49%) Apple iOS
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Vista
4 13 (25.49%) Android
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) Linux
8 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) ITIL
2 13 (25.49%) E-Commerce
3 4 (7.84%) ITSM
3 4 (7.84%) Service Management
3 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (5.88%) Information Security
4 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.96%) CRM
5 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Security Management
5 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.96%) Workflow
5 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.96%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.96%) Workflow Management
5 1 (1.96%) Logistics
5 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
1 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
1 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) MCP
2 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.92%) CISSP
3 2 (3.92%) CISA
3 2 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) CISM
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PMP
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Remedy
2 13 (25.49%) Citrix
3 6 (11.76%) McAfee
4 5 (9.80%) SAP
5 3 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Cognos
6 1 (1.96%) Ariba
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) Altiris
6 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.96%) Aveksa
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.96%) Varonis
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