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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 2.41% 4.84% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 16.67% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £150 £214 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.90% -44.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £203 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £443 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Microsoft
London

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
21 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 25.30% 29.03% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 17
Average daily rate £375 £500 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bromley

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) WebEx
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) Internet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation