Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 39 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 14.44% 8.68% 11.98%
As % of the Vendors category 30.71% 18.66% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 19
Maidenhead median daily rate £500 £310 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.29% -18.42% +15.59%
10th Percentile £353 £187 £252
90th Percentile £594 £404 £531
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Maidenhead median hourly rate £36.50 £26.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.45% -40.56% +236.45%
10th Percentile £35.75 £15.40 £23.37
90th Percentile £37.25 £39.05 £47.63
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.30 £14.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -38.75%

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 127 134 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 47.04% 46.53% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 59 74
Maidenhead median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £284 £283 £329
90th Percentile £590 £600 £618
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Maidenhead median hourly rate £42.75 £32.75 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.53% -5.76% +26.36%
10th Percentile £35.13 £14.91 £15.80
90th Percentile £56.25 £51.10 £46.88
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +28.81% +13.46% -34.18%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 21 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 10 (25.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 8 (20.51%) Office 365
8 7 (17.95%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (17.95%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.82%) SailPoint
10 5 (12.82%) SCCM
10 5 (12.82%) Time Management
10 5 (12.82%) SaaS
10 5 (12.82%) Skype for Business
10 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.82%) Citrix
10 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (12.82%) PKI
10 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (10.26%) PMO
11 4 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (10.26%) Marketing
11 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
11 4 (10.26%) Nokia
11 4 (10.26%) Linux
11 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel

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 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (20.51%) Office 365
4 5 (12.82%) SaaS
5 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.56%) Akamai
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.56%) G Suite
6 1 (2.56%) IaaS
6 1 (2.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Skype
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) IPsec
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) BGP
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.56%) MPLS
4 1 (2.56%) OSPF
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) DB2
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) AnthillPro
2 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.69%) Hudson
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
2 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) JUnit
3 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
3 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) Gradle
4 1 (2.56%) Introscope
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (10.26%) Marketing
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Billing
2 3 (7.69%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) French Language
4 1 (2.56%) German Language
4 1 (2.56%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.56%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Architect
2 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Architect
3 2 (5.13%) Administrator
3 2 (5.13%) Applications Architect
3 2 (5.13%) Azure Architect
3 2 (5.13%) Consultant
3 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) SailPoint
2 4 (10.26%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) SOAP
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) CGI
5 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) OAuth
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Photography
4 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Technical Leadership
2 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
2 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (12.82%) Time Management
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.69%) Critical Thinking
4 3 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (7.69%) DevOps
4 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 2 (5.13%) Statistics
5 2 (5.13%) TDD
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PMP
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) PMO
2 3 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) FedRAMP
3 1 (2.56%) GAMP
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (12.82%) SCCM
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.13%) HP ALM
6 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.56%) Ansible
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (2.56%) CSIRT
6 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.56%) Puppet
6 1 (2.56%) QRadar
6 1 (2.56%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Citrix
2 4 (10.26%) CyberArk
2 4 (10.26%) Nokia
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (5.13%) F5
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.13%) Qualys
4 2 (5.13%) Sophos
4 2 (5.13%) Trend Micro
4 2 (5.13%) Zscaler
5 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.56%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Okta
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) Workday
5 1 (2.56%) Wrike