The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 11.97% 9.05% 6.50%
As % of the Vendors category 23.61% 17.09% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 13
Median daily rate £338 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £213 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £325 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -2.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Microsoft
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 117 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 50.70% 52.94% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 95
Median daily rate £325 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -37.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Slough region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
3 16 (48.48%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (36.36%) MS Office
5 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 9 (27.27%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) SLA
7 8 (24.24%) Citrix
7 8 (24.24%) Huawei
7 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
8 7 (21.21%) Cramer
8 7 (21.21%) Ericsson
8 7 (21.21%) Nortel
8 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
8 7 (21.21%) MS Access
8 7 (21.21%) Nokia Networks
8 7 (21.21%) Tellabs
8 7 (21.21%) Amdocs OSS
9 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (18.18%) LTE
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) 4G
9 6 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (36.36%) MS Office
3 9 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
5 2 (6.06%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) 2G
1 6 (18.18%) 3G
1 6 (18.18%) 4G
1 6 (18.18%) LTE
1 6 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (15.15%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) FTP
4 2 (6.06%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) ICMP
4 2 (6.06%) IGMP
4 2 (6.06%) SNMP
4 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.03%) Multicast
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (21.21%) MS Access
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (12.12%) Data Mart
5 4 (12.12%) DataStage
5 4 (12.12%) OLAP
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Toad
2 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Back Office
4 3 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (6.06%) Billing
5 2 (6.06%) Electronics
6 1 (3.03%) Advertising
6 1 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Designer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) MDX
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) IPTV
3 2 (6.06%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (6.06%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
2 6 (18.18%) ETL
2 6 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (12.12%) DSDM
3 4 (12.12%) Inmon Methodology
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) HNC
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) CCIP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (6.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Citrix
1 8 (24.24%) Huawei
2 7 (21.21%) Cramer
2 7 (21.21%) Ericsson
2 7 (21.21%) Nokia Networks
2 7 (21.21%) Nortel
2 7 (21.21%) Tellabs
3 6 (18.18%) Remedy
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (12.12%) Arqiva
5 4 (12.12%) BT
5 4 (12.12%) Cognos
5 4 (12.12%) Informatica
5 4 (12.12%) NetCracker
5 4 (12.12%) Nokia
5 4 (12.12%) Siemens
5 4 (12.12%) Telindus
5 4 (12.12%) Virgin Media
5 4 (12.12%) ZTE
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