Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 13.27% 10.61% 10.58%
As % of the Vendors category 26.79% 14.58% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Gatwick median daily rate £325 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £288 £304 £349
90th Percentile £591 £500 £486
West Sussex median daily rate £338 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -20.59% +21.43% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Gatwick median hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £15.90 £15.50
% change year-on-year +10.06% +2.58% -1.59%

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 56 96 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 49.56% 72.73% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 58 32
Gatwick median daily rate £435 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £288 £250 £321
90th Percentile £563 £550 £487
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Gatwick median hourly rate £23.50 £57.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.77% +103.57% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £56.00 £15.85
90th Percentile £50.55 £58.00 £41.35
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -29.79% +51.61%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (53.33%) MCSA
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) MCSE
5 7 (46.67%) Marketing
5 7 (46.67%) SCCM
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) Retail
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (33.33%) DHCP
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
7 5 (33.33%) Software Deployment
7 5 (33.33%) ServiceNow
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Operations Management
8 4 (26.67%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (26.67%) Remedy
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
10 2 (13.33%) Degree
10 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
10 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 10

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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) GCC
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
1 4 (26.67%) IT Services Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 4 (26.67%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (26.67%) Operations Management
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCSA
3 7 (46.67%) MCSE
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) MCSD
6 1 (6.67%) CISA
6 1 (6.67%) CISM
6 1 (6.67%) CISSP
6 1 (6.67%) CREST Certified
6 1 (6.67%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 22301
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 31000
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (6.67%) Nessus
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (6.67%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 4 (26.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) Centrify
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Imperva
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Qualys
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Trend Micro
3 1 (6.67%) Tripwire