The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wimbledon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wimbledon 14.29% - 11.11%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £350
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 £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
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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 Wimbledon region.

Vendors Category
Wimbledon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wimbledon 42.86% 37.50% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £555 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.76% +23.80%
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 £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Wimbledon

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Wimbledon

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Wimbledon

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Wimbledon

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Wimbledon

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Wimbledon

Microsoft
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wimbledon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wimbledon 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (20.00%) Multicast
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wimbledon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wimbledon 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Multicast
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM