The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 7.32% 6.45% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 9.68% 7.69% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £140 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.87% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.89%
Microsoft
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Brentford region.

Vendors Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 78 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 75.61% 83.87% 68.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 63 62
Median daily rate £405 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £321 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brentford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Brentford region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Brentford region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Brentford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (57.14%) ERP
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) Records Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (14.29%) LSMW
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Migration Lead
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Support
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Records Management
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle