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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 30 30 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 12.30% 15.31% 23.46%
As % of the Vendors category 21.74% 28.57% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £395 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
138 105 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 56.56% 53.57% 54.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 42
Average daily rate £400 £300 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £165 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £413 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% -42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £13.00 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 33 (49.25%) Windows
2 30 (44.78%) MS Excel
3 29 (43.28%) VMware
4 28 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
6 16 (23.88%) MS Office
6 16 (23.88%) Migration
7 15 (22.39%) HP
7 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (22.39%) Citrix
7 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (22.39%) vSphere
8 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
8 12 (17.91%) Marketing
9 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
10 10 (14.93%) SQL
11 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
11 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
11 9 (13.43%) Finance
11 9 (13.43%) Project Management
11 9 (13.43%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (11.94%) Analytics
12 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
13 7 (10.45%) SAP
13 7 (10.45%) B2B
13 7 (10.45%) IBM
13 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
13 7 (10.45%) Social Media

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) IIS
2 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) SAS
4 2 (2.99%) Lync
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (44.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (23.88%) MS Office
3 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.97%) SPSS
5 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.97%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.99%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.49%) Office 365
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.97%) DNS
2 4 (5.97%) DHCP
2 4 (5.97%) Firewall
2 4 (5.97%) VLAN
3 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
3 2 (2.99%) SAN
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.99%) Data Mart
2 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) DB2
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.49%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.49%) QlikView
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.49%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (17.91%) Marketing
2 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.43%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Advertising
4 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Czech Language
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Server Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Data Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Server Support
4 8 (11.94%) Server Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.48%) Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) SAP Manager
8 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
1 4 (5.97%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) CSS
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.49%) COM
3 1 (1.49%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.45%) Social Media
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.99%) Celerra
4 2 (2.99%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.99%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) DTV
5 1 (1.49%) Economics
5 1 (1.49%) PDA
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (49.25%) Windows
2 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.96%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Migration
2 9 (13.43%) Project Management
3 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
3 8 (11.94%) Analytics
4 7 (10.45%) B2B
5 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.96%) Change Management
5 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
5 6 (8.96%) Online Marketing
6 5 (7.46%) Telemarketing
6 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.46%) Matrix Management
7 4 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (5.97%) Time Management
7 4 (5.97%) Information Management
7 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.48%) Service Management
8 3 (4.48%) UML
8 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.48%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) VB
2 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) MCTS
4 1 (1.49%) MCITP
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
3 15 (22.39%) vSphere
4 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.48%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (5.97%) SCCM
3 3 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.99%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.99%) vMotion
5 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.49%) Netcool
5 1 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) VMware
2 15 (22.39%) Citrix
2 15 (22.39%) HP
3 7 (10.45%) IBM
3 7 (10.45%) SAP
4 6 (8.96%) Dell
5 5 (7.46%) Adobe
5 5 (7.46%) Omniture
5 5 (7.46%) Google
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco
7 3 (4.48%) Remedy
7 3 (4.48%) McAfee
7 3 (4.48%) EMC
7 3 (4.48%) Cognos
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle
8 2 (2.99%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.99%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.49%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.49%) Veritas
9 1 (1.49%) Tableau
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