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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 4.55% 3.85% 6.82%
As % of the Vendors category 5.41% 4.94% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £408 £353 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £263 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £443 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
37 81 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 84.09% 77.88% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 70 20
Average daily rate £450 £450 £524
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £285 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £563 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Database Theory
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) Records Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Office Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Support
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Database Theory
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Records Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle