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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.08% 14.29% 11.21%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 26.83% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £600 £288 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.69% -41.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £14.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
26 41 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 40.00% 53.25% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 35
Median daily rate £402 £281 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.84% -27.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +35.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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
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 July 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 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) LINQ
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (23.08%) Apple
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Adobe
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Intel
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Advertising
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Moq
3 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Coordinator
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Telemarketer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
1 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Telemarketing
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Apple
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Dell
2 2 (15.38%) Fujitsu
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Intel
2 2 (15.38%) Kaspersky
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Xamarin