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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 20 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 17.70% 10.13% 12.88%
As % of the Vendors category 37.74% 17.39% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
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£516 £500 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Average hourly rate £14.04 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
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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
53 46 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 46.90% 58.23% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 27
Average daily rate £450 £415 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.48% +44.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £251 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £497 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 4
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) MS Office
2 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 16 (50.00%) Retail
3 16 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (46.88%) Android
4 15 (46.88%) Apple iOS
4 15 (46.88%) Windows Vista
4 15 (46.88%) Remedy
4 15 (46.88%) Blackberry
4 15 (46.88%) Citrix
4 15 (46.88%) E-Commerce
4 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
5 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
6 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
7 3 (9.38%) McAfee
7 3 (9.38%) Information Security
7 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (9.38%) SCADA
7 3 (9.38%) QA
8 2 (6.25%) Network Security
8 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.25%) MS Project
8 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.25%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (53.13%) MS Office
2 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project
4 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.13%) MS Access
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Service Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) SCADA
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (46.88%) Apple iOS
3 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Vista
3 15 (46.88%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.38%) Information Security
3 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.13%) Database Security
5 1 (3.13%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (3.13%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow Management
5 1 (3.13%) Logistics
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CISA
1 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) ISSAP
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Citrix
1 15 (46.88%) Remedy
2 3 (9.38%) McAfee
3 2 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) Ariba
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
4 1 (3.13%) Aveksa
4 1 (3.13%) Varonis
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