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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 9 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.53% 10.70% 5.63%
As % of the Vendors category 19.67% 18.84% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 10
Median daily rate £300 £353 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £164 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £438 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.90 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +6.00%

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
61 138 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.51% 56.79% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 78 88
Median daily rate £420 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £93.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.95% +385.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
4 7 (30.43%) MS Office
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) SLA
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (17.39%) Huawei
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) Nortel
8 3 (13.04%) Citrix
8 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
8 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
8 3 (13.04%) MS Access
8 3 (13.04%) CRM
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) Legal
8 3 (13.04%) Cramer
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (13.04%) Nokia Networks
8 3 (13.04%) Tellabs

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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (30.43%) MS Office
3 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (8.70%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) 2G
2 2 (8.70%) 3G
2 2 (8.70%) 4G
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) FTP
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) ICMP
2 2 (8.70%) IGMP
2 2 (8.70%) LTE
2 2 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (8.70%) SNMP
2 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
2 2 (8.70%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Frame Relay
3 1 (4.35%) Multicast
3 1 (4.35%) RSVP
3 1 (4.35%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) MS Access
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Billing
4 2 (8.70%) Electronics
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Instructional Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Sales Manager
4 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) Mason
2 1 (4.35%) MDX
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) IPTV
2 2 (8.70%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (8.70%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Fault Management
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) WFM
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Compliance Management
4 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) CCIP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
1 4 (17.39%) Huawei
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) Cramer
2 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
2 3 (13.04%) Nokia Networks
2 3 (13.04%) Nortel
2 3 (13.04%) Tellabs
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Polycom
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Talend
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