The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 3.85% 10.71% 3.13%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 17.65% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 Windsor region.

Vendors Category
Windsor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
13 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 50.00% 60.71% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £305 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Windsor

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Windsor

Microsoft
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor 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%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telemarketing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketo
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Telemarketing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Campaign Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Marketo