Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 18.06% 15.38% 14.81%
As % of the Vendors category 26.80% 22.73% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 10
Brentford median daily rate £468 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +29.14% -35.80%
10th Percentile £303 £363 £138
90th Percentile £725 £439 £438
Hounslow median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Brentford median hourly rate - - £175.00
Hounslow median hourly rate £15.86 - £11.00

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 97 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 67.36% 67.69% 67.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 21 22
Brentford median daily rate £499 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.35% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £206 £318 £140
90th Percentile £654 £538 £599
Hounslow median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Brentford median hourly rate £33.00 £26.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -85.14% +809.09%
10th Percentile £28.55 £26.00 £162.50
90th Percentile £44.05 £26.00 £187.50
Hounslow median hourly rate £37.75 £13.50 £17.95
% change year-on-year +179.63% -24.79% +12.19%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Brentford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Brentford over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Brentford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 16 (61.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (34.62%) Analytics
4 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
5 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (30.77%) Power BI
6 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
8 5 (19.23%) Coaching
8 5 (19.23%) Case Management
8 5 (19.23%) Workday
9 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
9 4 (15.38%) Data Lake
9 4 (15.38%) Data Lake Analytics
9 4 (15.38%) SAP
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) Remedy
9 4 (15.38%) Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
9 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (11.54%) Degree

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 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (11.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (7.69%) Social Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) Data Lake Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (7.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Profibus
1 2 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Power BI
2 4 (15.38%) Data Lake
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 16 (61.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Workday Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Workday Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) COM
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
4 3 (11.54%) CESG
5 2 (7.69%) FMCG
5 2 (7.69%) SCADA
6 1 (3.85%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (34.62%) Analytics
3 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (19.23%) Case Management
6 5 (19.23%) Coaching
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Database Security
8 3 (11.54%) Information Security
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) R
2 3 (11.54%) U-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CISA
1 3 (11.54%) CISM
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
1 3 (11.54%) CSSLP
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Workday
2 4 (15.38%) Remedy
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Sitecore
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) Databricks
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Google