The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Borehamwood 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Hertfordshire / Borehamwood
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Borehamwood 33.33% 42.86% -
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 42.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Borehamwood.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Borehamwood
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Borehamwood 66.67% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £380 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Borehamwood

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Borehamwood citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Borehamwood

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Borehamwood

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Borehamwood

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Borehamwood region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Borehamwood 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware