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 7 December 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.09% 9.74% 15.18%
As % of the Vendors category 16.92% 19.70% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 19
Median daily rate £425 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
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
130 132 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 53.72% 49.44% 59.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 77
Median daily rate £425 £375 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £39.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +108.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £7.68 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 2016.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 30 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (32.81%) Windows
3 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
4 16 (25.00%) MS Office
5 15 (23.44%) SQL
6 13 (20.31%) Office 365
7 11 (17.19%) Finance
7 11 (17.19%) VMware
7 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
7 11 (17.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (15.63%) Migration
8 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (14.06%) SAP
9 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (12.50%) HTML
10 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 8 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
11 7 (10.94%) Identity Management
11 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
12 6 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (9.38%) Project Management
12 6 (9.38%) ITIL
12 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
12 6 (9.38%) Oracle
12 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
13 5 (7.81%) DNS
13 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.81%) Cisco

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 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
3 4 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (25.00%) MS Office
3 11 (17.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Office 365
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) IaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) DNS
1 5 (7.81%) Skype
2 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) FTP
3 3 (4.69%) HTTP
3 3 (4.69%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.69%) Internet
3 3 (4.69%) SSH
3 3 (4.69%) SSL
3 3 (4.69%) Telnet
3 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) BGP
5 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.56%) OSPF
5 1 (1.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) TACACS
5 1 (1.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MSTest
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.56%) Bower
2 1 (1.56%) FxCop
2 1 (1.56%) Grunt
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) JSHint
2 1 (1.56%) Moq
2 1 (1.56%) MSI
2 1 (1.56%) NDepend
2 1 (1.56%) NUnit
2 1 (1.56%) Redmine
2 1 (1.56%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) StyleCop
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Office 365 Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Identity Management Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Knowledge Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Management Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (7.81%) CSS
2 5 (7.81%) XML
3 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.69%) LAMP
4 3 (4.69%) XSLT
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.13%) WCF
6 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.56%) Node.js
6 1 (1.56%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Economics
3 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.56%) Debian
7 1 (1.56%) SUSE
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Migration
2 7 (10.94%) Identity Management
3 6 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (9.38%) ITIL
3 6 (9.38%) Project Management
4 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.81%) Presales
5 4 (6.25%) CRM
5 4 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.69%) Change Management
6 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.69%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (4.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.69%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) SOA
6 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.69%) C
4 3 (4.69%) PHP
4 3 (4.69%) VBA
4 3 (4.69%) XPath
5 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.56%) CCIE
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) GAAP
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.13%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.56%) Netcool
3 1 (1.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.56%) Netcool/Webtop
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) SCSM
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) VMware
2 9 (14.06%) SAP
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) Google
5 3 (4.69%) Juniper
5 3 (4.69%) NetApp
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.13%) Ariba
6 2 (3.13%) Dell
6 2 (3.13%) EMC
6 2 (3.13%) F5
6 2 (3.13%) Fujitsu
6 2 (3.13%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) Software AG
6 2 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Genesys
7 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.56%) Progress
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