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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 21.15% 9.76% 3.00%
As % of the Vendors category 28.21% 12.90% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Median daily rate £375 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
39 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 75.00% 75.61% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 52 61
Median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brentford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Brentford region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 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 Brentford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) MCP
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) Office 365
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (14.29%) SEO
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) Sybase

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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LSMW
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Change Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Lead
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Release Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Migration Lead
3 1 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Coaching
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) SEO
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase