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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 19 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 2.70% 2.38% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 4.55% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £255 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.94
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.29%
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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
92 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 82.88% 52.38% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 15 12
Average daily rate £413 £463 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +13.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £281 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £14.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) CMS
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) Web Design
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 3 (30.00%) B2B
4 3 (30.00%) B2C
4 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Android Development
3 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Web Design
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) B2B
3 3 (30.00%) B2C
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) ATG
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