Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 16 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 5.61% 11.89% 9.91%
As % of the Vendors category 12.80% 22.31% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 17
Maidenhead median daily rate £325 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% -27.78%
10th Percentile £139 £188 £140
90th Percentile £403 £438 £515
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Maidenhead median hourly rate £15.86 £18.18 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.76% +45.44% -
10th Percentile £15.04 £15.42 £12.25
90th Percentile £16.68 £34.65 £12.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +45.83% -4.00% -32.43%

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 125 121 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 43.86% 53.30% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 43
Maidenhead median daily rate £411 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.24% -4.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £210 £239 £168
90th Percentile £529 £540 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Maidenhead median hourly rate £15.86 £37.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.71% +100.00% -7.68%
10th Percentile £11.17 £18.09 £13.28
90th Percentile £53.20 £39.00 £26.03
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% +8.00% -42.00%

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 19 June 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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Google
4 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Office 365
5 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) SoftLayer
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (12.50%) Gantt Chart
5 2 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (12.50%) Proactive Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server

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 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SoftLayer
2 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Architect
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 2 (12.50%) Consultant
1 2 (12.50%) CRM Developer
1 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
1 2 (12.50%) Developer
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 2 (12.50%) IT Support
1 2 (12.50%) Project Planner
1 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Process Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) IVR
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Gantt Chart
3 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Proactive Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Break/Fix
4 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Genesys
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Intel
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau