Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chessington 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 21 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
Kingston Upon Thames > Chessington
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chessington 11.11% 13.33% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 15.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Chessington median daily rate £450 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -50.00% +166.67%
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £370 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -12.94% +21.43% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chessington median hourly rate - - -
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% +63.27% -23.44%

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 Chessington.

All Vendors
Chessington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chessington 66.67% 86.67% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Chessington median daily rate £400 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -50.00% +175.86%
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chessington median hourly rate - - -
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £48.92
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +52.86%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Chessington

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Chessington

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chessington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Chessington

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chessington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Chessington

For the 6 months to 21 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 Chessington region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chessington 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS