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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 23 25 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.96% 11.63% 22.56%
As % of the Vendors category 15.33% 22.94% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £85.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.47% +415.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
150 109 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 51.90% 50.70% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 35
Average daily rate £375 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £22.80 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £74.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
3 13 (26.53%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (24.49%) SQL
5 11 (22.45%) MS Office
5 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
5 11 (22.45%) Analytics
5 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (20.41%) Migration
7 9 (18.37%) Project Management
7 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
7 9 (18.37%) HP
7 9 (18.37%) Marketing
8 8 (16.33%) vSphere
8 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
8 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.29%) Citrix
9 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
10 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (12.24%) SAP
11 5 (10.20%) .NET
11 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.20%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.45%) MS Office
3 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.16%) SPSS
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Google Analytics
2 4 (8.16%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) VLAN
3 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.12%) Star Schema
3 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.12%) OLAP
4 2 (4.08%) QlikView
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (4.08%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.04%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.12%) MSI
2 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.04%) PVCS
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
1 9 (18.37%) Marketing
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Junior
5 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Server Support
6 3 (6.12%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Junior Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Social Media
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.08%) Celerra
4 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.08%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.04%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Economics
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Analytics
2 10 (20.41%) Migration
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
4 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
5 5 (10.20%) Matrix Management
6 4 (8.16%) Time Management
6 4 (8.16%) Service Management
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) ETL
6 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Software Distribution
7 3 (6.12%) B2B
7 3 (6.12%) Release Management
7 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.12%) Information Management
7 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) vSphere
4 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (6.12%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) VMware
2 9 (18.37%) HP
3 7 (14.29%) Citrix
4 6 (12.24%) SAP
5 5 (10.20%) Adobe
5 5 (10.20%) Omniture
5 5 (10.20%) Google
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) McAfee
7 3 (6.12%) Cognos
7 3 (6.12%) EMC
7 3 (6.12%) Remedy
8 2 (4.08%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) Sophos
8 2 (4.08%) Tableau
8 2 (4.08%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
9 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
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