Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brentford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microsoft
Hounslow > Brentford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 4 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 12.68% 13.48% 6.72%
As % of the Vendors category 18.37% 20.00% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
Brentford median daily rate £400 £310 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.14% -26.25% +49.20%
10th Percentile £356 £138 £340
90th Percentile £440 £438 £605
Hounslow median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +55.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Brentford median hourly rate - £175.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +809.09% -16.30%
Hounslow median hourly rate - £14.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% -13.04%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Brentford.

All Vendors
Brentford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 49 60 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 69.01% 67.42% 77.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 76
Brentford median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +1.41%
10th Percentile £318 £138 £325
90th Percentile £538 £588 £551
Hounslow median daily rate £435 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -3.33% +6.51% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Brentford median hourly rate £26.00 £175.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -85.14% +809.09% -27.36%
Hounslow median hourly rate £13.50 £18.98 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.85% +8.43% -48.53%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentford

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brentford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Brentford

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Brentford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Brentford

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Brentford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Brentford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) PMI
2 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentford 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Power BI
2 2 (22.22%) PowerPivot
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Star Schema
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Support Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) COM
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (11.11%) LESS
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Sass
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 3 (33.33%) PMI
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Change Control
1 3 (33.33%) Coaching
1 3 (33.33%) Line Management
1 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scorecard
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) R
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase