The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 August 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.86% 11.70% 5.32%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 25.00% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Median daily rate £360 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £169 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £329 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £13.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
Microsoft
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Vendors Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 47.46% 46.81% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 16
Median daily rate £423 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £390 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Maidenhead region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Maidenhead region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 7 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Symantec
6 6 (21.43%) VB
6 6 (21.43%) LAN
6 6 (21.43%) WAN
6 6 (21.43%) SMTP
6 6 (21.43%) DNS
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco
6 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (21.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (17.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 5 (17.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (17.86%) MobileIron
7 5 (17.86%) Skype
7 5 (17.86%) AirWatch
7 5 (17.86%) Data Centre

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
1 6 (21.43%) SMTP
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) Skype
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
1 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (17.86%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Analytics Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Licensing Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Handset
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Android
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (17.86%) Data Centre Operations
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (17.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.14%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 6 (21.43%) VB
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.57%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Docker
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) AirWatch
1 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
1 5 (17.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (17.86%) WSUS
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 3 (10.71%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Symantec
3 5 (17.86%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) MobileIron
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat