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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 9.26% 17.54% 14.52%
As % of the Vendors category 18.87% 30.77% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 11
Median daily rate £403 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.24% +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £160 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.20 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
53 65 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 49.07% 57.02% 49.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 35
Median daily rate £413 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £170 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £39.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.82% -7.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 7 (29.17%) DNS
4 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) VB
5 6 (25.00%) Symantec
5 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (20.83%) WSUS
6 5 (20.83%) Android
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
6 5 (20.83%) Electronics
6 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (20.83%) HP
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.83%) DHCP
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
6 5 (20.83%) SMTP
6 5 (20.83%) Skype

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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) Skype
2 5 (20.83%) SMTP
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.17%) Power BI
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) NSubstitute
1 2 (8.33%) NUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Analytics Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (8.33%) Kafka
2 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CORBA
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) SAML
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Handset
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Android
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre Operations
1 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (20.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (20.83%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 5 (20.83%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (25.00%) VB
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ACCA
3 1 (4.17%) CIMA
3 1 (4.17%) MBA
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) GMP
2 1 (4.17%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) AirWatch
1 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
1 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (20.83%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
1 6 (25.00%) Symantec
2 5 (20.83%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) MobileIron
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) IronPort