The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 35 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.40% 10.25% 13.10%
As % of the Vendors category 25.55% 20.00% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 6
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£300 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.09 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +59.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £13.65 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £29.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
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Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
137 125 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 56.38% 51.23% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 25
Average daily rate £360 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £206 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.84 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.76% +98.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.50 £36.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 32 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 24 (36.36%) Windows
3 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 20 (30.30%) HP
5 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
6 16 (24.24%) VMware
7 15 (22.73%) MS Office
7 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (19.70%) Linux
8 13 (19.70%) ITIL
8 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
8 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (15.15%) Retail
11 10 (15.15%) DHCP
11 10 (15.15%) DNS
11 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
11 10 (15.15%) MS Project
12 9 (13.64%) MCSE
12 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
12 9 (13.64%) Internet
12 9 (13.64%) Validation
12 9 (13.64%) Migration
12 9 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (13.64%) MCITP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.09%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.55%) Lync
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.52%) IIS
7 1 (1.52%) CMS
7 1 (1.52%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (22.73%) MS Office
3 10 (15.15%) MS Project
4 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.15%) DHCP
2 10 (15.15%) DNS
3 9 (13.64%) Internet
4 4 (6.06%) SAN
4 4 (6.06%) WAN
4 4 (6.06%) LAN
5 3 (4.55%) FTP
5 3 (4.55%) HTTP
5 3 (4.55%) SNA
5 3 (4.55%) APPN
6 2 (3.03%) Network Security
6 2 (3.03%) IPsec
6 2 (3.03%) OSPF
6 2 (3.03%) Firewall
6 2 (3.03%) SSL
6 2 (3.03%) RIP
6 2 (3.03%) VPN
7 1 (1.52%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (15.15%) Retail
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Automotive
5 2 (3.03%) German Language
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (13.64%) Analyst
2 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Consultant
4 5 (7.58%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Programme Planner
7 2 (3.03%) Transition Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Content Editor
7 2 (3.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Software Packaging
2 3 (4.55%) APPC
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) COM
3 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) AS400
3 3 (4.55%) iSeries
4 2 (3.03%) SecurID
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Handset
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Windows
2 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (19.70%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
4 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.55%) UNIX
5 3 (4.55%) OS/400
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.55%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Validation
2 9 (13.64%) Migration
3 8 (12.12%) Project Management
4 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.09%) High Availability
5 6 (9.09%) Time Management
6 5 (7.58%) CRM
6 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.58%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.06%) Content Management
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) eTOM
9 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) C
3 3 (4.55%) COBOL
3 3 (4.55%) RPG
4 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (13.64%) MCSE
4 9 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (13.64%) MCITP
5 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (6.06%) Degree
8 3 (4.55%) IBM Certification
9 2 (3.03%) CCSP
9 2 (3.03%) CCNP
9 2 (3.03%) CISSP
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.52%) MCP
10 1 (1.52%) CCA
10 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.09%) vSphere
4 3 (4.55%) KVM
4 3 (4.55%) PowerHA
4 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) HP
2 16 (24.24%) VMware
3 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.61%) IBM
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco
6 4 (6.06%) Dell
7 3 (4.55%) NetIQ
8 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.03%) Tufin
8 2 (3.03%) F5
8 2 (3.03%) AlgoSec
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.03%) Lotus
8 2 (3.03%) Citrix
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (1.52%) Siebel
9 1 (1.52%) SAP
9 1 (1.52%) Avaya
9 1 (1.52%) Nortel
9 1 (1.52%) CA
Bracknell
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