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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 4.23% 7.27% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 9.68% 18.18% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£155 £675 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-77.03% +92.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £469 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £688 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
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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
31 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 43.66% 40.00% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 30
Average daily rate £375 £675 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +145.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £85 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £700 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) TACACS
4 2 (22.22%) Mitel
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (11.11%) Tableau
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) TACACS
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
2 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ECDL
2 1 (11.11%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Mitel
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Wyse