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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 6.78% 6.33% 1.37%
As % of the Vendors category 8.51% 7.58% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£356 £282 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.55% -24.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.25 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
47 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 79.66% 83.54% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 22
Average daily rate £450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) ERP
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (30.00%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) SaaS
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Logistics
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) webMethods
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) MS Access

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (30.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Support Coordinator
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Support
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ERP
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods