Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon 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 19 February 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
Essex > Basildon
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 18 18
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 20.00% 6.52% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 8.33% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Basildon median daily rate £300 £325 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +170.83% -68.00%
Essex median daily rate £369 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +13.46% +1.56% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Basildon median hourly rate - - £25.50
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 Basildon.

All Vendors
Basildon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 24 72 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 53.33% 78.26% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 47 7
Basildon median daily rate £375 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22% +7.46%
10th Percentile £173 £250 £296
90th Percentile £688 £530 £485
Essex median daily rate £505 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +44.29% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
Basildon median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -4.11% +8.96%
10th Percentile £22.73 £31.00 £23.00
90th Percentile £43.95 £47.00 £42.10
Essex median hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -32.31% +71.05% +15.15%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Basildon

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Basildon

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Basildon over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Basildon

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Basildon

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) CCA
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (33.33%) NHS
4 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WLAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) BPMN
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon 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 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (55.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) WLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) WebEx
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Kafka
1 1 (11.11%) OAuth
1 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
1 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) BPMN
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Telematics
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCA
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCP
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Sophos