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 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wembley 58.33% - 11.11%
As % of the Vendors category 70.00% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£293 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.18% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wembley 83.33% 71.43% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Average daily rate £295 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 July 2015.

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 20 Related IT Skills in Wembley

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wembley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco