The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Drayton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Drayton 7.69% - -
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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 West Drayton region.

Vendors Category
West Drayton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Drayton 61.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Drayton

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in West Drayton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in West Drayton

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in West Drayton

Microsoft
Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Drayton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Drayton 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Drayton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Drayton 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory