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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wimbledon 7.69% 12.50% -
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.46%
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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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
4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wimbledon 30.77% 37.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £480 £610 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +87.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Wimbledon

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Wimbledon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware