The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bromley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 9.23% 12.70% 2.60%
As % of the Vendors category 20.69% 22.22% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £525 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.47% +337.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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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 Bromley region.

Vendors Category
Bromley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
29 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 44.62% 57.14% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 20
Average daily rate £335 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £85 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £575 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bromley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Bromley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bromley

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Bromley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Bromley region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Bromley

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Bromley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Bromley region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Bromley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bromley

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bromley 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 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) EMC
3 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
4 6 (35.29%) Change Control
4 6 (35.29%) SLA
5 5 (29.41%) zOS
5 5 (29.41%) Intranet
5 5 (29.41%) Internet
5 5 (29.41%) Middleware
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
5 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (29.41%) Time Management
5 5 (29.41%) iSeries
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Solaris
7 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Firewall
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bromley 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.

Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Intranet
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) IPsec
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) TACACS
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Architect
1 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Server Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) CRM Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
1 5 (29.41%) iSeries
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) zOS
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
2 6 (35.29%) Change Control
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.88%) Process Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ECDL
2 1 (5.88%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Mitel
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Tableau