Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 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
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 23 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 7.88% 11.27% 12.63%
As % of the Vendors category 16.43% 24.00% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 20
Maidenhead median daily rate £318 £380 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.45% +29.36% -21.67%
10th Percentile £247 £217 £155
90th Percentile £415 £510 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Maidenhead median hourly rate £26.75 £45.00 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.56% +236.45% -
10th Percentile £15.40 £23.37 £12.54
90th Percentile £39.05 £47.63 £13.91
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.40 £21.55
% change year-on-year +22.81% -47.10% +26.24%

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 Maidenhead.

All Vendors
Maidenhead
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 140 100 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 47.95% 46.95% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 55
Maidenhead median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £172
90th Percentile £600 £623 £530
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
Maidenhead median hourly rate £32.75 £34.75 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +71.10% -52.21%
10th Percentile £14.91 £15.80 £13.03
90th Percentile £51.10 £46.88 £42.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £21.55
% change year-on-year +13.73% -40.84% +23.14%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Maidenhead

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Maidenhead

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Maidenhead over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Maidenhead

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Maidenhead

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Maidenhead over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 21 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (30.43%) Scrum
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) SDLC
2 6 (26.09%) Digital Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
3 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
3 5 (21.74%) Content Management
3 5 (21.74%) CMS
3 5 (21.74%) Global Marketing
3 5 (21.74%) Virtual Team
3 5 (21.74%) User Stories
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) MS Project Server
3 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
3 5 (21.74%) Predictive Modelling
3 5 (21.74%) Social Media
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (21.74%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 5 (21.74%) CMS
1 5 (21.74%) MS Project Server
1 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Facilities Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Billing Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Director
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Social Media
1 5 (21.74%) Virtual Team
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Handset
4 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Scrum
2 6 (26.09%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Digital Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) SDLC
3 5 (21.74%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Content Management
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Global Marketing
3 5 (21.74%) Predictive Modelling
3 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
3 5 (21.74%) User Stories
4 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
3 4 (17.39%) PMP
4 1 (4.35%) APMP
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix
1 1 (4.35%) Dell
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) SAP
1 1 (4.35%) VMware