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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 16 1
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.88% 6.30% 41.56%
As % of the Vendors category 19.67% 17.02% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £214 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £173 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £255 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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
61 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 60.40% 37.01% 61.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 29
Average daily rate £398 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £408 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 24 April 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (34.78%) User Experience
3 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
6 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) Information Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
6 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
6 4 (17.39%) Interactive Media
6 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) Node.js
6 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 4 (17.39%) Express
7 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
4 4 (17.39%) Node.js
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
6 2 (8.70%) Lync
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (4.35%) SAS
7 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Maximo
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
1 3 (13.04%) DMZ
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) DB2
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Interactive Media
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (17.39%) User Experience Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) RESTful
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
1 4 (17.39%) Express
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
3 1 (4.35%) JSP
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) JSF
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) AS400
3 3 (13.04%) Graphic Design
3 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.70%) iSeries
4 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) AIX
5 2 (8.70%) zOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
2 4 (17.39%) Information Architecture
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) XQuery
3 1 (4.35%) VB6
3 1 (4.35%) XPath
3 1 (4.35%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCIE
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Meraki
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
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