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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 19.23% 13.11% 23.17%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 36.36% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £260 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £123 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
26 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 50.00% 36.07% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 26
Median daily rate £400 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £145 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
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 July 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 July 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) DNS
3 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 15 (53.57%) Office 365
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (50.00%) MCSE
6 13 (46.43%) SCCM
7 12 (42.86%) LAN
7 12 (42.86%) WAN
7 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 11 (39.29%) Citrix
8 11 (39.29%) DHCP
8 11 (39.29%) MS Office
8 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
9 10 (35.71%) XenApp
9 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (35.71%) MCDST
9 10 (35.71%) MCP
10 7 (25.00%) SLA
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
12 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 4 (14.29%) SQL
14 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
14 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
14 3 (10.71%) ITIL

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 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) DNS
2 12 (42.86%) LAN
2 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 12 (42.86%) WAN
3 11 (39.29%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) FTP
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) SMTP
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 8 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) IT Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix Support
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Support
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) BYOD
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.14%) CentOS
7 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) B2B
3 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Line Management
3 1 (3.57%) RUP
3 1 (3.57%) SDLC
3 1 (3.57%) Security Patching
3 1 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (3.57%) UML
3 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) MCSE
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCDST
2 10 (35.71%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) AWS Certification
3 2 (7.14%) BICSI Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) CEH
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) JNCIA
3 2 (7.14%) JNCIS
3 2 (7.14%) LPIC
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) MCTS
3 2 (7.14%) RHCE
3 2 (7.14%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Simpana
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Citrix
2 3 (10.71%) Dell
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) CommVault
3 2 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Juniper
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Intel Security