The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Witney region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - - 2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Witney - - 37.50%
As % of the Vendors category - - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Vendors Category
Witney
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Witney - - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
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 £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
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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
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 9 Related IT Skills in Witney

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Witney by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec