The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Egham 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 29 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
Surrey > Egham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Egham 50.00% 54.17% 13.51%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 59.09% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Egham median daily rate £197 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.87% +15.94%  
10th Percentile £73 £363 £314
90th Percentile £413 £488 £370
Surrey median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Egham median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -65.55% +190.32%  

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 Egham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Egham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 4 22 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Egham 50.00% 91.67% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 38 7
Egham median daily rate £75 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -81.25% +52.38%  
10th Percentile £73 £305 £256
90th Percentile £450 £488 £344
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Egham median hourly rate - £14.50 -
Surrey median hourly rate £27.50 £22.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +20.87% +26.38%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Egham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Egham

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Egham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Egham

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Egham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Egham over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Egham

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Egham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Egham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Egham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CIPD
2 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) EDIFACT
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Egham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) HR Advisor
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
1 1 (20.00%) EDIFACT
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CIPD
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus