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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Drayton 66.67% 16.67% -
As % of the Vendors category 66.67% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£386 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
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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 West Drayton region.

Vendors Category
West Drayton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Drayton 100.00% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £386 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Drayton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Drayton region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in West Drayton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Drayton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) EAI
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAML
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Drayton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Google