Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 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
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 7.33% 12.35% 12.79%
As % of the Vendors category 15.28% 27.03% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 26
Maidenhead median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £199 £217 £148
90th Percentile £412 £542 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Maidenhead median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.83% -31.43% +2.94%

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 144 111 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 48.00% 45.68% 54.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 63 68
Maidenhead median daily rate £375 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +23.46% +2.76%
10th Percentile £210 £295 £155
90th Percentile £540 £561 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Maidenhead median hourly rate £18.18 £38.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.78% -1.91% -7.65%
10th Percentile £14.40 £14.36 £28.68
90th Percentile £44.75 £39.00 £49.23
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -22.86% +1.45%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 25 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) CRM
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) MS Project Server
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) Marketing
6 4 (18.18%) Office 365
6 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
6 4 (18.18%) SCCM
6 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) Global Marketing
7 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
7 3 (13.64%) Digital Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria

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 (22.73%) MS Project Server
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) CMS
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Developer
1 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Architect
2 2 (9.09%) CRM Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Project Planner
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM Architect
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Transformation Director
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Social Media
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) CRM
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Content Management
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Global Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Apple
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Intel
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP