Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Anglia 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 22 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
East of England > East Anglia
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - 5
Rank change year-on-year - +5 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Anglia 3.45% - 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
East Anglia median daily rate - - £575
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Anglia median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00% -0.96%

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 East Anglia.

All Vendors
East Anglia
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Anglia 13.79% 27.27% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
East Anglia median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +15.61%
10th Percentile £463 £450 £338
90th Percentile £748 £610 £575
East of England median daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Anglia median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.47 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.21% -19.51% -1.20%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in East Anglia

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in East Anglia

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in East Anglia

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Anglia region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Anglia 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 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory