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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.38% 11.32% 9.01%
As % of the Vendors category 42.42% 18.46% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Median daily rate £388 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.89%
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
33 65 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 26.83% 61.32% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 18
Median daily rate £400 £398 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 30 May 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 30 May 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 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (25.00%) MS Office
3 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) ISEB
4 5 (20.83%) Firewall
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) QA
4 5 (20.83%) Selenium
4 5 (20.83%) SCCM
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.83%) Office 365
5 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.50%) Billing
6 3 (12.50%) Nagios
6 3 (12.50%) CRM

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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.83%) Office 365
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.17%) SMTP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) EDMS
2 1 (4.17%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
1 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.50%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
1 5 (20.83%) SDLC
1 5 (20.83%) TDD
1 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
1 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (12.50%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.33%) Content Management
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Document Management
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) Docker
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Intune
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) CA
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) RightScale
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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