Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 835 797 859
Rank change year-on-year -38 +62 -26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Licensing 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.031% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
England median daily rate £500 £335 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -36.94% +10.68%
10th Percentile £455 £225 £513
90th Percentile £515 £521 £587
UK median daily rate £500 £335 £531
% change year-on-year +49.25% -36.94% +10.68%
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 31,172 29,025 33,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.06% 34.40% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,541 18,939 22,112
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.28%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1,008 1,097
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.95 £20.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.81% -4.01% +14.25%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +13.51%

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 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 23 June 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
Midlands -13 5 £500 -
West Midlands - 5 £500 -
London - 2 £475 -
Microsoft Licensing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (85.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) GDPR
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (14.29%) Skype
5 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
5 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) DRM
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On

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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365 Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365 Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) GDPR Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Licensing
2 6 (85.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) DRM
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware