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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Maidenhead
Rank 6 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 20 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 14.49% 11.21% 10.20%
As % of the Vendors category 30.77% 21.67% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Median daily rate £275 £404 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.97% -10.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
65 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 47.10% 51.72% 55.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 32
Median daily rate £425 £404 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (43.33%) MS Office
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) SAP
7 4 (13.33%) Office 365
7 4 (13.33%) People Management
8 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.00%) SAP Security
8 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.00%) Case Management
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 3 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (10.00%) MS Access
8 3 (10.00%) Linux
8 3 (10.00%) OO

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (43.33%) MS Office
3 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) MS Project
4 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (3.33%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.33%) G Suite
4 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) VLAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) IPsec
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) MS Access
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) NSubstitute
1 2 (6.67%) NUnit
1 2 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Billing
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) HR Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Junior
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.67%) Kafka
2 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
3 1 (3.33%) CORBA
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) SAML
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) People Management
3 4 (13.33%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (10.00%) Case Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.00%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) SAP Security
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ACCA
1 3 (10.00%) CIMA
1 3 (10.00%) CIPD
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.00%) PMP
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CISA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) MBA
3 1 (3.33%) MCTS
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) GMP
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) vMotion
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) SAP
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) IronPort
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec