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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.74% 17.78% 5.62%
As % of the Vendors category 24.32% 41.03% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 3
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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 Maidenhead region.

Vendors Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
37 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 35.92% 43.33% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 20
Average daily rate £344 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £498 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.79%) Google
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.79%) Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) QlikView
5 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Email Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (15.79%) ExactTarget
5 3 (15.79%) Marketing Strategy

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) DMZ
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) DB2
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) QlikView
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 7
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Email Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) X-Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
3 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Email Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing Strategy
2 3 (15.79%) ETL
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) OOD
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
2 2 (10.53%) DFS Replication
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Google
3 3 (15.79%) SmartFocus
3 3 (15.79%) ExactTarget
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) CA
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
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