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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.28% 11.60% 12.34%
As % of the Vendors category 17.46% 21.48% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 9
Median daily rate £488 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £260 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £11.20 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.75 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
126 135 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 53.16% 54.00% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 55
Median daily rate £450 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 14
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £7.68 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 29 (44.62%) MS Excel
2 26 (40.00%) Windows
3 17 (26.15%) MS Office
3 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
4 15 (23.08%) SQL
5 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
6 12 (18.46%) Office 365
7 11 (16.92%) Finance
7 11 (16.92%) VMware
7 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
8 10 (15.38%) SAP
9 9 (13.85%) Migration
9 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (12.31%) HTML
10 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
10 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
10 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
10 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (12.31%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (10.77%) IIS
11 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
11 7 (10.77%) Identity Management
11 7 (10.77%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
12 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (9.23%) Project Management
12 6 (9.23%) Internet
12 6 (9.23%) ITIL
12 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 7 (10.77%) IIS
1 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.62%) Apache
3 3 (4.62%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (44.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (26.15%) MS Office
3 8 (12.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Office 365
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Internet
2 5 (7.69%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.62%) FTP
4 3 (4.62%) HTTP
4 3 (4.62%) HTTPS
4 3 (4.62%) Skype
4 3 (4.62%) SSH
4 3 (4.62%) SSL
4 3 (4.62%) Telnet
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.08%) DHCP
5 2 (3.08%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) SAN
6 1 (1.54%) VPN
6 1 (1.54%) WAN
6 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MSTest
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.54%) Bower
2 1 (1.54%) FxCop
2 1 (1.54%) Grunt
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) JSHint
2 1 (1.54%) Moq
2 1 (1.54%) MSI
2 1 (1.54%) NDepend
2 1 (1.54%) NUnit
2 1 (1.54%) Redmine
2 1 (1.54%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) StyleCop
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) French Language
4 1 (1.54%) German Language
4 1 (1.54%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
4 1 (1.54%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Analyst
2 11 (16.92%) Architect
3 7 (10.77%) Consultant
3 7 (10.77%) Office 365 Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Operations Technician
7 3 (4.62%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (4.62%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) HR Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.08%) SharePoint Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Support Officer
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) HTML
2 5 (7.69%) CSS
2 5 (7.69%) XML
3 4 (6.15%) .NET
3 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.62%) LAMP
4 3 (4.62%) XSLT
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.08%) WCF
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (1.54%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.54%) EDI
6 1 (1.54%) HTML5
6 1 (1.54%) jQuery
6 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
6 1 (1.54%) RequireJS
6 1 (1.54%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Economics
3 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.69%) Linux
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.54%) Debian
8 1 (1.54%) SUSE
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) Migration
2 7 (10.77%) Identity Management
3 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (9.23%) ITIL
3 6 (9.23%) Project Management
4 5 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (6.15%) CRM
5 4 (6.15%) Presales
5 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
5 4 (6.15%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.62%) ETL
6 3 (4.62%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.62%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Security Operations
6 3 (4.62%) Server Patching
6 3 (4.62%) SOA
6 3 (4.62%) Source to Pay
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.15%) C#
5 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.62%) C
5 3 (4.62%) PHP
5 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.62%) VBA
5 3 (4.62%) XPath
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.54%) CCIE
4 1 (1.54%) CCNP
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) GAAP
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.54%) Netcool
3 1 (1.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.54%) Netcool/Webtop
3 1 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) SCSM
3 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) VMware
2 10 (15.38%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco
4 4 (6.15%) Intel Security
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 3 (4.62%) Ariba
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) F5
5 3 (4.62%) Fujitsu
5 3 (4.62%) Google
5 3 (4.62%) HP
5 3 (4.62%) Juniper
5 3 (4.62%) NetApp
5 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.08%) EMC
6 2 (3.08%) Software AG
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) Progress
7 1 (1.54%) Sophos
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec
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