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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 42 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 12.46% 9.82% 12.07%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 19.31% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £238 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £85.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.00 £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £20.00 £129.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
189 145 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 56.08% 50.88% 55.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 73
Median daily rate £475 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £33.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.68% +11.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 31 (43.66%) MS Excel
2 29 (40.85%) Windows
3 25 (35.21%) Active Directory
4 23 (32.39%) MS Office
5 21 (29.58%) SQL
6 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
6 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
7 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
7 15 (21.13%) Oracle
8 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
8 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (19.72%) Office 365
9 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
9 13 (18.31%) Migration
10 11 (15.49%) VMware
10 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
10 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
11 10 (14.08%) Fat Client
11 10 (14.08%) Thin Client
11 10 (14.08%) HP
11 10 (14.08%) EMC
12 9 (12.68%) Citrix
12 9 (12.68%) SAN
12 9 (12.68%) Netcool
12 9 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (11.27%) Live Communications Server
13 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (11.27%) Meridio
13 8 (11.27%) Problem Management

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 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (11.27%) Live Communications Server
3 5 (7.04%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.63%) IIS
4 4 (5.63%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) CMS
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (43.66%) MS Excel
2 23 (32.39%) MS Office
3 9 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Office 365
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) SAN
2 5 (7.04%) DNS
2 5 (7.04%) Skype
3 4 (5.63%) DHCP
4 3 (4.23%) FTP
4 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.23%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.82%) Firewall
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) SSH
5 2 (2.82%) SSL
5 2 (2.82%) Telnet
6 1 (1.41%) BGP
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.41%) OSPF
6 1 (1.41%) TACACS
6 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) MS Access
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.41%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.41%) Bower
3 1 (1.41%) FxCop
3 1 (1.41%) Grunt
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) JSHint
3 1 (1.41%) Moq
3 1 (1.41%) MSI
3 1 (1.41%) NDepend
3 1 (1.41%) NUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Redmine
3 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.41%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Architect
2 10 (14.08%) Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Consultant
4 5 (7.04%) Office 365 Architect
5 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.63%) Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Azure Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Deskside Technician
7 2 (2.82%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Identity Management Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Knowledge Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Lead Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) HTML
2 5 (7.04%) CSS
3 3 (4.23%) XML
3 3 (4.23%) XSLT
4 2 (2.82%) .NET
4 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.82%) LAMP
4 2 (2.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Thrift
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.41%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.41%) HTML5
5 1 (1.41%) jQuery
5 1 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.41%) Node.js
5 1 (1.41%) RequireJS
5 1 (1.41%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Fat Client
1 10 (14.08%) Thin Client
2 7 (9.86%) Statistics
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
3 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.63%) Linux
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.41%) Debian
9 1 (1.41%) SUSE
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Migration
2 8 (11.27%) Problem Management
3 7 (9.86%) Identity Management
3 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
3 7 (9.86%) ITIL
4 6 (8.45%) Presales
5 5 (7.04%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.63%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (4.23%) Change Management
7 3 (4.23%) CRM
7 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.23%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.23%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.23%) Validation
8 2 (2.82%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
2 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.45%) C
5 3 (4.23%) C#
5 3 (4.23%) VBA
5 3 (4.23%) XPath
6 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) CCIE
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 25 (35.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.82%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.82%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Netcool
2 8 (11.27%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (11.27%) Unicenter
2 8 (11.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (5.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (5.63%) SCCM
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (1.41%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (1.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) SCSM
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Oracle
2 11 (15.49%) VMware
3 10 (14.08%) EMC
3 10 (14.08%) HP
4 9 (12.68%) Citrix
5 8 (11.27%) Meridio
5 8 (11.27%) Veritas
6 6 (8.45%) SAP
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco
8 4 (5.63%) Google
9 3 (4.23%) Juniper
9 3 (4.23%) NetApp
10 2 (2.82%) Ariba
10 2 (2.82%) Dell
10 2 (2.82%) F5
10 2 (2.82%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.82%) JD Edwards
10 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.82%) Software AG
10 2 (2.82%) Symantec
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