Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 7 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 14.00% 19.78% 6.80%
As % of the Vendors category 28.00% 30.00% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 0
Basildon median daily rate £275 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
Essex median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Basildon median hourly rate - - £25.50
Essex median hourly rate £13.88 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.91% - +1.04%

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 25 60 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 50.00% 65.93% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 51 8
Basildon median daily rate £365 £325 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -20.73% -13.68%
10th Percentile £170 £250 £271
90th Percentile £581 £500 £483
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 15
Basildon median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -1.37% +17.74%
10th Percentile £21.85 £29.20 £23.40
90th Percentile £43.25 £46.35 £41.50
Essex median hourly rate £16.47 £24.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -32.10% +27.63% +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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017, 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (57.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) CCA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) WSUS

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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WebEx
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Account Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (42.86%) CCA
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos