Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 6 months to 25 February 2018 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
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 14 4
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 16.42% 11.03% 15.91%
As % of the Vendors category 37.93% 19.23% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 18
Gatwick median daily rate £334 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.47% +12.94% +25.00%
10th Percentile £206 £365 £176
90th Percentile £494 £500 £562
West Sussex median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Gatwick median hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% -3.23%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Gatwick.

All Vendors
Gatwick
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 58 78 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 43.28% 57.35% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 58 40
Gatwick median daily rate £390 £464 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +26.62% +7.72%
10th Percentile £248 £280 £263
90th Percentile £513 £550 £541
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 1
Gatwick median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +169.23% -
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% -42.00% +62.60%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Gatwick

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Gatwick

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Gatwick over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Gatwick

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (36.36%) SLA
4 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (18.18%) User Experience
6 4 (18.18%) SOA
6 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 4 (18.18%) WAN
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Publishing
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 2 (9.09%) WCF
8 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
8 2 (9.09%) SCCM
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (9.09%) JSON
8 2 (9.09%) Computacenter
8 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) EDRMS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Developer
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 2 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (9.09%) IT Support
2 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) WCF
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) WinForms
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) Coaching
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Line Management
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Metadata Management
3 1 (4.55%) Records Management
3 1 (4.55%) TDD
3 1 (4.55%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.09%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) SANS
4 1 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Computacenter
2 1 (4.55%) Qualys
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk
2 1 (4.55%) Tufin