Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 24.76% 16.18% 10.37%
As % of the Vendors category 42.62% 37.93% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 14
Gatwick median daily rate £513 £334 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.56% -30.47% +12.94%
10th Percentile £135 £206 £365
90th Percentile £550 £494 £500
West Sussex median daily rate £406 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Gatwick median hourly rate - £17.50 -
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% +32.08% -11.67%

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 61 58 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 58.10% 42.65% 54.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 56
Gatwick median daily rate £358 £408 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.27% -12.83% +16.88%
10th Percentile £201 £250 £280
90th Percentile £544 £506 £550
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 7
Gatwick median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +169.23%
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +20.69% -42.00%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019, 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) ITIL
4 14 (53.85%) C#
4 14 (53.85%) Management Information System
4 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
4 14 (53.85%) ITIL V3
5 13 (50.00%) Degree
6 12 (46.15%) Mathematics
6 12 (46.15%) Driving Licence
7 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
7 11 (42.31%) Linux
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco
8 10 (38.46%) CISSP
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (38.46%) IIS
8 10 (38.46%) Web Services
8 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (38.46%) TOGAF
8 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
8 10 (38.46%) Security Architecture
8 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
8 10 (38.46%) DevOps
8 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
9 9 (34.62%) ISO 22301
9 9 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 9 (34.62%) Data Privacy
9 9 (34.62%) Google Cloud Platform

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 10 (38.46%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (34.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (15.38%) Office 365
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) NFC
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JIRA
1 9 (34.62%) SonarQube
1 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (34.62%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Cloud Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Payments Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Security Architect
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Break Fix Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.54%) DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Senior SQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Core
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) Angular 2
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) LESS
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 12 (46.15%) Driving Licence
3 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 9 (34.62%) Public Cloud
5 3 (11.54%) Clustering
6 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Solaris
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.85%) CentOS
9 1 (3.85%) Unix
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 14 (53.85%) ITIL V3
3 12 (46.15%) Mathematics
4 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
5 10 (38.46%) DevOps
5 10 (38.46%) Security Architecture
5 10 (38.46%) TOGAF
5 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
6 9 (34.62%) Business Development
6 9 (34.62%) Data Privacy
6 9 (34.62%) Data Protection
6 9 (34.62%) Dynamic Code Analysis
6 9 (34.62%) Fuzz Testing
6 9 (34.62%) Information Security
6 9 (34.62%) Quality Management
6 9 (34.62%) Security Management
6 9 (34.62%) Security Testing
6 9 (34.62%) Static Code Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CISSP
3 9 (34.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 9 (34.62%) CCSP
3 9 (34.62%) CISA
3 9 (34.62%) CISM
3 9 (34.62%) CLAS
3 9 (34.62%) CREST Certified
3 9 (34.62%) IISP
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) MCP
6 2 (7.69%) MCSA
6 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.85%) MCITP
7 1 (3.85%) VCAP
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 9 (34.62%) GDPR
2 9 (34.62%) ISAE 3402
2 9 (34.62%) ISO 22301
2 9 (34.62%) ISO 31000
2 9 (34.62%) ISO 9001
2 9 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 9 (34.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) ISA Server
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Nessus
1 9 (34.62%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 5 (19.23%) SCCM
3 3 (11.54%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) ArcSight
2 9 (34.62%) Barracuda Networks
2 9 (34.62%) Centrify
2 9 (34.62%) Google
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
2 9 (34.62%) Imperva
2 9 (34.62%) McAfee
2 9 (34.62%) Okta
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Qualys
2 9 (34.62%) Splunk
2 9 (34.62%) Trend Micro
2 9 (34.62%) Tripwire
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) BMC
4 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec