The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of MicroStrategy products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MicroStrategy 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within MicroStrategy, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MicroStrategy
Rank 73 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing MicroStrategy 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.094% 0.63% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 1.24% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £431 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.84% +32.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
552 403 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 51.64% 50.95% 56.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 157 215
Average daily rate £365 £340 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
MicroStrategy
Berkshire

MicroStrategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MicroStrategy across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

MicroStrategy Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MicroStrategy
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MicroStrategy Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MicroStrategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing MicroStrategy 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 MicroStrategy.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Ab Initio
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Niku
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
4 2 (28.57%) P3O
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Open Workbench
4 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
5 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos

MicroStrategy
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing MicroStrategy 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 MicroStrategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Open Workbench
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
1 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Ab Initio
2 2 (28.57%) Niku
3 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos