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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 10.75% 8.93% 10.45%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 26.32% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £260 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £212 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £308 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £81.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
50 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 53.76% 33.93% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 11 17
Average daily rate £475 £335 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.79% -25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £175 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bromley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bromley region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015, 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%) MS Excel
2 8 (47.06%) SLA
2 8 (47.06%) NHS
2 8 (47.06%) Change Control
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
3 7 (41.18%) Time Management
4 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (29.41%) FreeBSD
5 5 (29.41%) SNMP
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (29.41%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (29.41%) WMI
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) ETL
7 3 (17.65%) EMC
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (17.65%) Service Management
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SNMP
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (29.41%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Server Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) ETL Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Graduate
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) FreeBSD
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Change Control
2 7 (41.18%) Business Continuity
2 7 (41.18%) Time Management
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
2 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco