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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Maidenhead
Rank 9 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.90% 13.01% 10.78%
As % of the Vendors category 24.59% 23.53% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 5
Median daily rate £313 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £160 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%

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 68 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 48.41% 55.28% 48.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 28
Median daily rate £425 £402 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £170 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £625 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
4 9 (27.27%) MS Office
5 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
5 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) DNS
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.18%) VB
7 6 (18.18%) LAN
7 6 (18.18%) WAN
7 6 (18.18%) Symantec
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 5 (15.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (15.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (15.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (15.15%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (15.15%) Android
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008

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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (27.27%) MS Office
3 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) LAN
2 6 (18.18%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) Skype
3 5 (15.15%) SMTP
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) MS Access
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.03%) Power BI
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) NSubstitute
1 2 (6.06%) NUnit
1 2 (6.06%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Electronics
2 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Active Directory Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) HR Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.06%) Kafka
2 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) CORBA
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) SAML
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.15%) Android
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Unix
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (15.15%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (15.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (15.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 5 (15.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) People Management
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Security
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) Case Management
5 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
5 2 (6.06%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) VB
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ACCA
1 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (9.09%) CIMA
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CIPD
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) MBA
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) MCTS
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) GMP
2 1 (3.03%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) AirWatch
1 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
1 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (15.15%) WSUS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) vMotion
3 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco
1 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Symantec
3 5 (15.15%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) MobileIron
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 2 (6.06%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) IronPort