The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bromley 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 27 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
London / Bromley
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bromley 6.78% 7.32% 14.52%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 24.32% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £575 £320 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.68% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £81.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.45 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.42% +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 Bromley.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bromley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 14 37 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bromley 23.73% 30.08% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 25
Median daily rate £563 £450 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +75.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £316 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £825 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bromley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bromley 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 Bromley

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bromley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Bromley

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bromley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bromley over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Bromley

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bromley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Bromley

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bromley region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Equities
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bromley 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) ReSharper
1 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C# Developer - Prime Brokerage
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Procurement Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) LINQ
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (28.57%) Parallel Computing
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) SOLID
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCENT
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) VMware