Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 6 15
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 26.42% 11.76% 6.12%
As % of the Vendors category 41.18% 18.18% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Brentford median daily rate £400 £175 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -57.83% +10.67%
10th Percentile £209 £143 £368
90th Percentile £425 £458 £605
Hounslow median daily rate £400 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +46.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Brentford median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.57% - -
Hounslow median hourly rate £41.00 £10.90 £18.75
% change year-on-year +276.15% -41.87% -

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 34 33 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 64.15% 64.71% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 66
Brentford median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - +6.82%
10th Percentile £209 £160 £325
90th Percentile £508 £589 £550
Hounslow median daily rate £411 £450 £421
% change year-on-year -8.78% +6.82% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Brentford median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.57% - -
Hounslow median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +63.27% -23.44% +18.52%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) R
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Power BI
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (28.57%) Line Management
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) QlikView
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) 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 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Power BI
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) QlikView
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) PowerPivot
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Support Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Support Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Documentation Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Network Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) COM
1 2 (14.29%) MDX
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.14%) Aurelia
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (7.14%) React
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) FMCG
4 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Analytics
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Line Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Scorecard
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) R
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy
1 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase