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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 33 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 11.50% 13.38% 11.72%
As % of the Vendors category 24.26% 25.85% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 13
Average daily rate £419 £259 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.52% -20.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £149 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £383 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.65 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £38.15 £19.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
Microsoft
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
136 147 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 47.39% 51.76% 52.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 56 63
Average daily rate £409 £300 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.25% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £138 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 24
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.68 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £39.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
3 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
3 17 (25.76%) Windows
3 17 (25.76%) SharePoint
4 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 15 (22.73%) Finance
6 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 10 (15.15%) MS Office
7 10 (15.15%) Migration
7 10 (15.15%) Marketing
7 10 (15.15%) Presales
8 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 9 (13.64%) C#
9 8 (12.12%) Visual Studio
9 8 (12.12%) .NET
9 8 (12.12%) OO
9 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (10.61%) Oracle
10 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.09%) Service Management
11 6 (9.09%) VMware
11 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (9.09%) Analytics
11 6 (9.09%) Degree
11 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (25.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.15%) MS Office
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.55%) MS Project
5 2 (3.03%) AutoCAD
5 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) DHCP
2 2 (3.03%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.52%) MPLS
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.06%) MS Access
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.03%) Big Data
5 2 (3.03%) OLAP
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.03%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.52%) QlikView
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.55%) MSI
3 2 (3.03%) NuGet
3 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.52%) PVCS
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (3.03%) Automotive
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Architect
2 10 (15.15%) SharePoint Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Product Owner
6 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Applications Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Junior Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) HTML
2 5 (7.58%) HTML5
2 5 (7.58%) jQuery
2 5 (7.58%) REST
2 5 (7.58%) SOAP
3 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.06%) XML
4 3 (4.55%) Ajax
4 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) JSON
5 2 (3.03%) WCF
5 2 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.52%) CSS3
6 1 (1.52%) Laravel
6 1 (1.52%) Leaflet
6 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Migration
1 10 (15.15%) Presales
2 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.12%) OO
3 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.09%) Analytics
3 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 6 (9.09%) Service Management
4 5 (7.58%) Business Development
4 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
4 5 (7.58%) ETL
4 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.58%) Project Management
5 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL
5 4 (6.06%) ITSM
5 4 (6.06%) OOP
5 4 (6.06%) Scrum
5 4 (6.06%) Security Management
5 4 (6.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) C#
3 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.06%) C++
4 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.06%) VB
4 4 (6.06%) VBA
5 1 (1.52%) C
5 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.03%) BICSI Certification
5 2 (3.03%) BICSI RCDD
5 2 (3.03%) ISEB
5 2 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
6 1 (1.52%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) XenApp
4 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.52%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.52%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.52%) SCSM
3 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) VMware
3 4 (6.06%) HP
3 4 (6.06%) LANDesk
4 2 (3.03%) AppSense
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
4 2 (3.03%) ClickTale
4 2 (3.03%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.52%) Aruba
5 1 (1.52%) Becrypt
5 1 (1.52%) CA
5 1 (1.52%) Nimsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Remedy
5 1 (1.52%) Sage
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.52%) Sophos
5 1 (1.52%) Tableau
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