The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank 74 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSF 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £50
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £750 £50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +1400.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MSF
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
597 728 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.60% 68.29% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 382 270
Average daily rate £425 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 20
Average hourly rate £27.83 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.93% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MSF
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MSF Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MSF
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSF across the Reading region.

MSF Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

MSF
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing MSF 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 MSF.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) MOF
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) BS15000
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing MSF 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 MSF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Management Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) MOF
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) BS15000
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft