Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 16 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 12.40% 11.11% 12.24%
As % of the Vendors category 19.05% 15.22% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 9
Brentford median daily rate £644 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.06% +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £303 £335 £137
90th Percentile £725 £441 £438
Hounslow median daily rate £475 £375 £334
% change year-on-year +26.67% +12.36% -20.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brentford median hourly rate - - -
Hounslow median hourly rate £25.00 £13.48 £17.95
% change year-on-year +85.53% -24.93% -10.25%

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 84 46 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 65.12% 73.02% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 17 25
Brentford median daily rate £491 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -5.88% -12.82%
10th Percentile £206 £313 £157
90th Percentile £654 £516 £583
Hounslow median daily rate £468 £411 £443
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.23% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Brentford median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Hounslow median hourly rate £28.50 £13.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +111.11% -32.50% +14.29%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 11 (68.75%) Pharmaceutical
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) Analytics
3 8 (50.00%) Power BI
4 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (25.00%) Data Lake
6 4 (25.00%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (18.75%) U-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) CESG
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (18.75%) CISA
7 3 (18.75%) CISM
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) CISSP
7 3 (18.75%) SAP
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel

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 (18.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Social Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Data Lake Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Profibus
1 2 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Power BI
2 4 (25.00%) Data Lake
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 11 (68.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) COM
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) CESG
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) FMCG
3 2 (12.50%) SCADA
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Database Security
5 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) R
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) U-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISA
1 3 (18.75%) CISM
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
1 3 (18.75%) CSSLP
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Databricks
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) Workday