The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Witney region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Witney - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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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 Witney region.

Vendors Category
Witney
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Witney 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Witney

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Witney

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Witney

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Witney

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Witney

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Witney

Microsoft
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Witney

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Witney 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Witney by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Witney 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Support
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Kaspersky