Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 12 13
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 21.43% 6.35% 8.51%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 10.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Basildon median daily rate £475 £230 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +106.52% +91.67% -61.60%
Essex median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Basildon median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 21 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 75.00% 63.49% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 4
Basildon median daily rate £525 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £463 £213 £182
90th Percentile £688 £450 £454
Essex median daily rate £500 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Basildon median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -1.41% -8.97%
Essex median hourly rate £31.75 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.79% +100.00% -21.43%

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 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 22 May 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Project Governance
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) NHS
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Aruba
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) BT
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) DBS Check

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 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
1 1 (16.67%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Telematics
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Aruba
2 2 (33.33%) BT
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds