The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Berkshire / Windsor
Rank 6 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 17.65% 6.45% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 11.76% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.95%

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

Vendors Category
Windsor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
15 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 88.24% 54.84% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Median daily rate £550 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% -1.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Windsor

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Windsor region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Windsor

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Windsor

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Windsor

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Windsor region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Infor
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (16.67%) NetSuite
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (16.67%) Sage
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (16.67%) NetSuite
2 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Infor
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sage
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Workday