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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 23.21% 17.72% 20.69%
As % of the Vendors category 44.83% 41.18% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 5
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £178 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
29 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 51.79% 43.04% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 23
Median daily rate £375 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (56.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (50.00%) DNS
2 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (46.67%) Office 365
4 13 (43.33%) MCSE
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (36.67%) MS Office
5 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 11 (36.67%) LAN
5 11 (36.67%) WAN
6 10 (33.33%) DHCP
6 10 (33.33%) Citrix
6 10 (33.33%) SCCM
6 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 9 (30.00%) XenApp
7 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (30.00%) MCDST
7 9 (30.00%) MCP
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.67%) SLA
9 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) C#
9 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
10 4 (13.33%) SpecFlow
10 4 (13.33%) DevOps
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.33%) .NET
10 4 (13.33%) XML

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 15 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) DNS
2 11 (36.67%) LAN
2 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (36.67%) WAN
3 10 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) FTP
4 2 (6.67%) SMTP
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) X.25
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Selenium
1 4 (13.33%) SpecFlow
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) IT Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support
3 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) CentOS
5 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (13.33%) DevOps
1 4 (13.33%) Scrum
1 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
1 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
1 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Ticket Management
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) C
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) MCSE
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCDST
2 9 (30.00%) MCP
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.67%) AWS Certification
4 2 (6.67%) BICSI Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) CEH
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.67%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.67%) LPIC
4 2 (6.67%) MCITP
4 2 (6.67%) MCTS
4 2 (6.67%) RHCE
4 2 (6.67%) RHCT
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) Firmware
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Juniper
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.33%) Mercator
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