Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Microsoft Licensing in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Licensing over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Microsoft Licensing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 94 100
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Licensing 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.19% 0.078% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Reading median daily rate £525 £600 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +258.21% -62.78%
10th Percentile £503 £575 £164
90th Percentile £568 £625 £171
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £550 £168
% change year-on-year -13.64% +228.36% -62.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Licensing is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 468 438 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.68% 34.30% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 246 239
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £185 £209 £188
90th Percentile £616 £550 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 21
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% -58.33% +121.54%
10th Percentile £8.21 £10.55 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.63 £38.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -40.00% +9.59%

Microsoft Licensing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Licensing in Reading

Microsoft Licensing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Licensing in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Licensing 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Licensing.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Software Licensing
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365

Microsoft Licensing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle