The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Beaconsfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Beaconsfield 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Beaconsfield 84.62% - -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
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 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Vendors Category
Beaconsfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Beaconsfield 84.62% 20.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate £338 - £375
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 £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Microsoft
Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Beaconsfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Beaconsfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Beaconsfield

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Beaconsfield

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Beaconsfield

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Beaconsfield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Beaconsfield region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Beaconsfield

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Beaconsfield

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Beaconsfield

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Beaconsfield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Beaconsfield 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 8 (66.67%) NHS
1 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Dynamics GP
1 8 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) Italian Language
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Iron Mountain
4 1 (8.33%) Lync
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Beaconsfield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Beaconsfield 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 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 8 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Iron Mountain
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Lotus