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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
London / Feltham
Rank 2 3 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Feltham 33.33% 18.00% 9.23%
As % of the Vendors category 53.33% 39.13% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Median daily rate £438 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.33% +1.01%  

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 15 23 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Feltham 62.50% 46.00% 56.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 24
Median daily rate £413 £396 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £643 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft in Feltham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Feltham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Feltham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (35.71%) Programme Management
6 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 4 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) System Testing
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) SEO
9 2 (14.29%) Legal
9 2 (14.29%) Publishing
9 2 (14.29%) COM
9 2 (14.29%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) HTML
9 2 (14.29%) MS Project
9 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing

Microsoft
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Content Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Content Strategist
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Site Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) COM
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Programme Management
1 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Publishing
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (14.29%) Integrated Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) SEO
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware