The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Feltham 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 24 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
London / Feltham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Feltham 16.67% 6.98% 10.91%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 10.34% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £328 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.77% -16.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.21% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

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 Feltham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Feltham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 12 29 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Feltham 66.67% 67.44% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 14
Median daily rate £375 £528 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.97% +40.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £331 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £616 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Feltham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Feltham citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Feltham

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Feltham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Feltham

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Feltham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Feltham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Feltham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Programme Management
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 3 (27.27%) Desktop Publishing
4 3 (27.27%) Marketing Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) COM
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 3 (27.27%) Publishing
4 3 (27.27%) SEO
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Integrated Marketing

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Feltham 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 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
1 2 (18.18%) PuTTY
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Content Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Content Strategist
1 3 (27.27%) Site Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) COM
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Programme Management
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Actionable Insight
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Publishing
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Integrated Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing Automation
3 3 (27.27%) SEO
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Earned Value Management
4 2 (18.18%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco