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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 28 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 10.04% 12.20% 15.31%
As % of the Vendors category 16.97% 21.74% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 16
Median daily rate £475 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
165 138 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 59.14% 56.10% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 51 54
Median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +160.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £39.00 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 24 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 21 (30.00%) Windows
4 18 (25.71%) Migration
5 17 (24.29%) MS Office
6 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
6 16 (22.86%) SQL
6 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
6 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
6 16 (22.86%) Office 365
6 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
7 15 (21.43%) Presales
7 15 (21.43%) Oracle
8 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
10 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
10 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (14.29%) Citrix
12 9 (12.86%) HP
12 9 (12.86%) EMC
12 9 (12.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (12.86%) VMware
12 9 (12.86%) DV Cleared
12 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (11.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (11.43%) Fat Client
13 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
13 8 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory

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 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (11.43%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Office
2 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.86%) Office 365
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) SAN
2 5 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) LAN
3 3 (4.29%) WAN
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) FTP
5 1 (1.43%) Skype
5 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) MS Access
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
1 5 (7.14%) Marketing
1 5 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Architect
2 13 (18.57%) SharePoint Architect
3 10 (14.29%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Identity Management Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Management Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Azure Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Azure Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) CSS
1 3 (4.29%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.86%) HTML5
2 2 (2.86%) jQuery
2 2 (2.86%) REST
2 2 (2.86%) SOAP
2 2 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Fat Client
1 8 (11.43%) Thin Client
2 7 (10.00%) Statistics
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.43%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.29%) Linux
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Migration
2 15 (21.43%) Presales
3 7 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 7 (10.00%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.29%) Data Entry
6 3 (4.29%) Data Management
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.86%) Analytics
7 2 (2.86%) Database Tuning
7 2 (2.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (2.86%) Line Management
7 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) SDLC
7 2 (2.86%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.14%) C
4 3 (4.29%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CISSP
5 1 (1.43%) MCSD
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (11.43%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.43%) Netcool
2 8 (11.43%) Unicenter
2 8 (11.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (8.57%) SCCM
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Citrix
3 9 (12.86%) EMC
3 9 (12.86%) HP
3 9 (12.86%) VMware
4 8 (11.43%) Meridio
4 8 (11.43%) Veritas
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) F5
6 2 (2.86%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) Borland
7 1 (1.43%) Genesys
7 1 (1.43%) Google
7 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
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