The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Somerset / Street
Rank - 7 9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street - 6.25% 16.13%
As % of the Vendors category - 16.67% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.95%

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

Vendors Category
Street
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 33.33% 37.50% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 14
Median daily rate £565 £429 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.77% +0.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Street

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Street

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Street

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Street

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Street