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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 15 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.24% 9.16% 29.58%
As % of the Vendors category 18.87% 21.82% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £27.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.91%
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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
53 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 59.55% 41.98% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 21
Average daily rate £398 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.20%

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 26 March 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 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
1 11 (45.83%) User Experience
2 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 9 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
5 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) Interactive Media
5 6 (25.00%) Information Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (25.00%) Axure RP
6 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
6 5 (20.83%) Node.js
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.83%) Graphic Design
6 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) CRM
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (16.67%) RESTful
7 4 (16.67%) Express

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (20.83%) Node.js
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (8.33%) Lync
7 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) VPN
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (25.00%) Interactive Media
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) RESTful
2 4 (16.67%) Express
3 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.17%) JSF
3 1 (4.17%) JSP
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
2 5 (20.83%) Graphic Design
2 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 5 (20.83%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) VB6
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CCIE
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Meraki
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
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