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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.19% 7.14% 7.53%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 14.07% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Median daily rate £225 £150 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -46.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £115 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £246 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.61 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -21.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.32 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.89%
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
104 135 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 62.28% 50.75% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 73 66
Median daily rate £365 £326 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% +5.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £143 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (33.33%) MS Office
3 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) SAP
4 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Finance
5 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 6 (18.18%) DHCP
5 6 (18.18%) DNS
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 5 (15.15%) 4G
6 5 (15.15%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (15.15%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) MS Project
6 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
6 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
6 5 (15.15%) VMware
7 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (12.12%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) 2G
7 4 (12.12%) Back Office
7 4 (12.12%) VPN
7 4 (12.12%) SLA

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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (15.15%) MS Project
4 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DHCP
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) 4G
2 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
2 5 (15.15%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (12.12%) 2G
3 4 (12.12%) 3G
3 4 (12.12%) ATM
3 4 (12.12%) SDH
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) HSRP
4 3 (9.09%) ICMP
4 3 (9.09%) OSPF
4 3 (9.09%) RTCP
4 3 (9.09%) RTP
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) SCTP
4 3 (9.09%) VLAN
4 3 (9.09%) VRRP
4 3 (9.09%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.06%) MS Access
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.12%) Back Office
4 3 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Business Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) PMO Lead
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (9.09%) FMCG
4 2 (6.06%) iPad
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) AIX
5 2 (6.06%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Project Management
2 4 (12.12%) Change Management
2 4 (12.12%) Invoice Processing
2 4 (12.12%) Software Licensing
3 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (6.06%) ETL
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
4 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) VCP5
2 2 (6.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CISA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) GxP
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (9.09%) ISA Server
2 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) vSphere
2 3 (9.09%) XenApp
2 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) UAG
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) WSUS
2 2 (6.06%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.06%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (6.06%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) SAP
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) CA
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) Nokia
5 3 (9.09%) Remedy
6 2 (6.06%) BMC
6 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
6 2 (6.06%) Huawei
6 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
6 2 (6.06%) Nortel
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) Veritas
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago