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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
London / Brentford
Rank 4 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 21.05% 6.52% 4.42%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 7.50% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £338 £408 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +66.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £402 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £414 £249
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.64 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +4.25%

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
14 40 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 73.68% 86.96% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 74
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £392 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £475 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay

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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Author
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Lead
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) NetWitness