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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 6.52% 2.02% 2.44%
As % of the Vendors category 7.79% 2.94% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£388 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -3.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.85%
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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
77 68 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 83.70% 68.69% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 25
Average daily rate £463 £425 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £518 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Support
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) EMC