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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wembley 28.57% - 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £273 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wembley 57.14% 46.67% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate £193 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 2 (28.57%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wembley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) 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%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 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%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (14.29%) Autofac
1 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) LLBLGen Pro
1 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Ninject
1 1 (14.29%) StructureMap
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) OOP
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Time Management
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-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)
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCPD
3 1 (14.29%) MCSD
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP