The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wembley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wembley 35.71% 30.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 71.43% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £210 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Wembley region.

Vendors Category
Wembley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wembley 50.00% 50.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £300 £500 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +127.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.18 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wembley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Wembley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wembley

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Wembley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Wembley region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Wembley

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Wembley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Wembley region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Wembley

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Wembley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Wembley region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Wembley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wembley

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wembley 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wembley by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wembley 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Dell
1 2 (28.57%) Dell Compellent
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (14.29%) SAP