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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 5.75% 1.32% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£282 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.48%
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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 Brentford region.

Vendors Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 80.46% 42.11% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 6
Average daily rate £431 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Brentford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (12.50%) Kentico
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) GxP
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
1 1 (12.50%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Document Controller
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore