Period
to 24 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Microsoft Licensing in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Licensing over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Microsoft Licensing
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 816 828
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Licensing 14 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.005% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.014% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 14
England median daily rate £550 £209 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +163.47% -52.29% -8.85%
10th Percentile £470 £170 £358
90th Percentile £580 £265 £475
UK median daily rate £550 £209 £438
% change year-on-year +163.47% -52.29% -8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Licensing is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,046 29,195 32,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.57% 32.86% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,993 19,188 21,428
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £631 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1,035 1,233
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.64 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

Microsoft Licensing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Licensing in England

Microsoft Licensing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Licensing in England

Microsoft Licensing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Licensing in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Licensing in England

Microsoft Licensing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Licensing in England

Microsoft Licensing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Licensing within the England region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 8 £500 -
South East -5 6 £550 +228.36%
Microsoft Licensing
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Licensing 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Licensing.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 13 (92.86%) Office 365
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (78.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
5 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
6 7 (50.00%) Degree
6 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco
6 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (50.00%) Veeam
6 7 (50.00%) People Management
6 7 (50.00%) Mimecast
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 7 (50.00%) Backup Exec
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (50.00%) Sophos
6 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Licensing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (92.86%) Office 365
3 7 (50.00%) Mimecast
4 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (35.71%) SaaS
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
1 3 (21.43%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
3 3 (21.43%) Replication
4 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 11 (78.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 8 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) People Management
5 6 (42.86%) Budget Control
5 6 (42.86%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security
7 1 (7.14%) Line Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) MCP
2 6 (42.86%) MCSE
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (21.43%) QA
3 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Sophos
2 7 (50.00%) Veeam
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle