The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.37% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
952 728 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.06% 92.04% 90.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 311 345
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 47
Average hourly rate £14.84 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.78% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.57 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Microsoft Specialist
Berkshire

Microsoft Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Specialist in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Microsoft Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Specialist across the Reading region.

Microsoft Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Reading