Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 828 873
Rank change year-on-year -14 +45 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Licensing 18 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.032% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 7
England median daily rate £475 £475 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +90.00% -40.12%
10th Percentile £445 £245 £175
90th Percentile £515 £565 £430
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £250
% change year-on-year - +90.00% -40.12%
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 32,398 31,119 33,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.47% 34.46% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,448 20,540 22,276
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £285 £268 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 981 951 1,129
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.39
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.55
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
South East -18 11 £475 -17.39%
Midlands -15 4 £500 -
London -13 3 £475 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £500 -
Microsoft Licensing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (61.11%) VPN
4 11 (61.11%) DNS
5 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 10 (55.56%) Internet
5 10 (55.56%) Web Services
5 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 10 (55.56%) Replication
5 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
5 10 (55.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (44.44%) SaaS
7 8 (44.44%) Office 365
7 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
7 8 (44.44%) Public Cloud
8 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 5 (27.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) Project Management
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 3 (16.67%) GDPR
11 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (16.67%) QA

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 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (44.44%) Office 365
3 8 (44.44%) SaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
1 11 (61.11%) VPN
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Internet
2 10 (55.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) NAS
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) Skype
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Architect
2 11 (61.11%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Operations
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Replication
2 8 (44.44%) Public Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Handset
4 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Budget Control
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) DRM
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) GDPR
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sonus