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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 18 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 2.20% 4.48% 5.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 7.50% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£343 £328 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% -21.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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
80 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 87.91% 59.70% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 14
Average daily rate £421 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £290 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £702
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) CMS
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) B2B
3 3 (37.50%) B2C
3 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (62.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) B2B
2 3 (37.50%) B2C
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Android Development
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle