Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dudley 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 23 January 2018 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
West Midlands > Dudley
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dudley 3.45% 44.44% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 80.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Dudley median daily rate £275 £80 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +243.75% -65.03% +14.38%
10th Percentile £263 £80 £140
90th Percentile £288 £80 £333
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Dudley median hourly rate - £17.12 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £13.60
% change year-on-year +5.63% +4.45% -2.89%

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 Dudley.

All Vendors
Dudley
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dudley 65.52% 55.56% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Dudley median daily rate £288 £80 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +259.38% -69.23% +62.50%
10th Percentile £260 £80 £103
90th Percentile £575 £80 £353
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Dudley median hourly rate - £17.12 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.68 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +8.10% -8.52% +2.26%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Dudley

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Dudley

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dudley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Dudley

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dudley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Dudley

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dudley region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dudley 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C