The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 13.33% 14.71% 6.00%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% 33.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £363 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Microsoft
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Vendors Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 44.44% 44.12% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 12
Median daily rate £394 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £245 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (50.00%) C#
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Release Management
2 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) OPENHousing
5 3 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Northgate
5 3 (21.43%) Civica
5 3 (21.43%) Capita
5 3 (21.43%) Academy Housing
5 3 (21.43%) Orchard
5 3 (21.43%) arcHouse
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (14.29%) VB.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Academy Housing
1 3 (21.43%) arcHouse
1 3 (21.43%) OPENHousing
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) MSTest
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Server Migration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Release Management
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) QMS
5 1 (7.14%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Conflict Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Capita
1 3 (21.43%) Civica
1 3 (21.43%) Northgate
1 3 (21.43%) Orchard
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow