The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dover 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
Kent / Dover
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dover 8.33% - -
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £6.25 - -
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 Dover.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Dover
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 11 0 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dover 91.67% - 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £346 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £6.25 - -
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 Dover

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dover 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 Dover

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Dover

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dover

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Dover

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 Dover region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dover 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 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk