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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 4.55% 5.56% 2.47%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 12.90% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£207 £388 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £358 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £518 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £13.94 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+5.84% -11.52%
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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
22 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bromley 33.33% 43.06% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 22
Average daily rate £350 £300 £171
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +75.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £83 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) ECDL
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) FreeBSD
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Wyse
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Project Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) FreeBSD
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Wyse
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau