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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 21.43% 18.18% 20.97%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 33.33% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Median daily rate £475 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +9.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
15 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 35.71% 54.55% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 29
Median daily rate £475 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +9.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 4 (23.53%) SCVMM
7 4 (23.53%) vSphere
7 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
7 4 (23.53%) Office 365
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Skype
7 4 (23.53%) OneDrive
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) IIS
7 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) Clustering
7 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (23.53%) Subversion
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
8 3 (17.65%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
1 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
1 4 (23.53%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
1 4 (23.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) Gitweb
3 1 (5.88%) MSI
3 1 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) XSLT
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (23.53%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix