The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorking 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Surrey / Dorking
Rank 6 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorking 14.29% 33.33% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £150 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.33% +1.01%  

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 Dorking.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Dorking
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 6 2 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorking 85.71% 66.67% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Median daily rate £483 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.10% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £193 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £533 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorking 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 Dorking

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Dorking

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Dorking

Microsoft
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorking

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Dorking region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) Civica
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorking 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Civica