The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 27.87% 15.79% 16.84%
As % of the Vendors category 54.84% 28.13% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Median daily rate £408 £216 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.43% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £135 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.03 £15.13 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.31%
Microsoft
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Vendors Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 50.82% 56.14% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 15
Median daily rate £425 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Woking region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Woking region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Woking region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) DNS
3 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 11 (42.31%) LAN
4 11 (42.31%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) SCCM
5 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 10 (38.46%) MS Office
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (38.46%) Citrix
5 10 (38.46%) Office 365
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (34.62%) DHCP
6 9 (34.62%) MCP
6 9 (34.62%) MCSE
7 8 (30.77%) MCDST
7 8 (30.77%) XenApp
7 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (30.77%) SLA
8 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
11 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (11.54%) C#

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Office
2 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) DNS
2 11 (42.31%) LAN
2 11 (42.31%) WAN
3 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 9 (34.62%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) FTP
5 2 (7.69%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) SMTP
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Metasploit
1 2 (7.69%) MSTest
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Support Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Desktop Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Desktop Support
3 9 (34.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) IT Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix Support
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Exchange Support
6 4 (15.38%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) BYOD
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) CentOS
6 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) BDD
2 2 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.85%) B2B
3 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.85%) ETL
3 1 (3.85%) Line Management
3 1 (3.85%) Presales
3 1 (3.85%) RUP
3 1 (3.85%) SDLC
3 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (3.85%) UML
3 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) C
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) MCP
1 9 (34.62%) MCSE
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) MCDST
3 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CEH
3 2 (7.69%) RHCT
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Simpana
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) CommVault
2 2 (7.69%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (7.69%) Intel Security
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Telerik
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) ThinPrint