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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 17.65% 14.94% 25.49%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 46.43% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Average daily rate
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£216 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £234 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -3.33%
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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 Woking region.

Vendors Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 52.94% 32.18% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 18
Average daily rate £263 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £430 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £16.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 7 (38.89%) MS Office
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Replication
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Clustering
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) SCCM
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) ODBC
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) MDX
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) BYOD
2 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) R
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) PMP
3 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
3 2 (11.11%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) APMP
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
2 1 (5.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Dell
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Telerik
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