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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 40 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.65% 5.00% 12.13%
As % of the Vendors category 25.32% 11.21% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £263 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £180 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
158 116 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.92% 44.62% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 61 60
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Slough region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Slough

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft.

1 29 (41.43%) MS Office
2 24 (34.29%) Finance
3 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
4 17 (24.29%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (22.86%) Project Management
6 15 (21.43%) Windows
7 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (17.14%) ITIL
8 12 (17.14%) SQL
9 11 (15.71%) MS Project
10 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
11 9 (12.86%) ETL
11 9 (12.86%) CIMA
11 9 (12.86%) ACCA
12 8 (11.43%) OLAP
12 8 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (11.43%) Degree
13 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
13 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
14 6 (8.57%) SAP
14 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
14 6 (8.57%) MCSA
15 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
15 5 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
15 5 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
15 5 (7.14%) Use Case

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) ArcGIS
3 3 (4.29%) Lync
4 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (41.43%) MS Office
2 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
3 11 (15.71%) MS Project
4 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP CCM
1 2 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) LLU
2 2 (2.86%) LAN
2 2 (2.86%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) SAN
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) VLAN
3 1 (1.43%) VPN
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.43%) NAS
3 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.43%) OLAP
3 5 (7.14%) DataStage
4 3 (4.29%) SAP BI
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.29%) SAP BW
4 3 (4.29%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.86%) Big Data
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Toad
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Desktop Support
4 8 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.14%) Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Coordinator
7 5 (7.14%) Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Data Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Data Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) MDX
2 2 (2.86%) WPF
2 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) BAPI
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) GIS
4 3 (4.29%) EPoS
5 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.43%) Statistics
6 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.86%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (22.86%) Project Management
3 12 (17.14%) ITIL
4 9 (12.86%) ETL
5 8 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (7.14%) Use Case
7 5 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.14%) Six Sigma
7 5 (7.14%) DSDM
7 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (7.14%) Inmon Methodology
8 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.86%) C
3 2 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) ABAP
4 1 (1.43%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) ACCA
1 9 (12.86%) CIMA
2 8 (11.43%) Degree
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.57%) MCSA
5 4 (5.71%) MCSE
6 3 (4.29%) MCITP
7 2 (2.86%) MOS
7 2 (2.86%) MCTS
8 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) MCP
8 1 (1.43%) CCNP
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.43%) IBM Certification
8 1 (1.43%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) XenApp
3 1 (1.43%) SRDF
3 1 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
2 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (2.86%) Nagios
3 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.86%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.43%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.43%) SnapMirror
4 1 (1.43%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) SAP
2 5 (7.14%) Cognos
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco
2 5 (7.14%) Informatica
2 5 (7.14%) McAfee
3 4 (5.71%) Symantec
3 4 (5.71%) Dell
3 4 (5.71%) Mapinfo
3 4 (5.71%) Citrix
4 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.29%) BT
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) CA
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 2 (2.86%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (1.43%) NetApp
6 1 (1.43%) NetIQ
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