Period
to 25 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 June 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 12 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 24 22 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 10.71% 9.52% 19.83%
As % of the Vendors category 25.26% 26.19% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 20
Guildford median daily rate £400 £205 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.12% -41.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £119 £124 £169
90th Percentile £469 £255 £450
Surrey median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Guildford median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +3.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £13.48 £12.70 £11.53
90th Percentile £17.43 £15.30 £15.00
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% -22.50% +29.03%

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 Guildford.

All Vendors
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 95 84 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 42.41% 36.36% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 75
Guildford median daily rate £406 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £201 £156 £183
90th Percentile £575 £561 £525
Surrey median daily rate £453 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +6.47% - +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 10
Guildford median hourly rate £15.54 £18.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.15% +25.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.16 £13.90 £11.75
90th Percentile £20.18 £40.78 £24.25
Surrey median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year - -11.36% +27.76%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Guildford

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Guildford

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Guildford

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) Advertising
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) SCCM
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
6 3 (12.50%) SQL

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (8.33%) WebEx
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Developer
1 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) Angular Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Server Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Angular 2
2 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
1 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Coaching
2 3 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
2 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.50%) System Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) ECDL
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCDST
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.17%) OpenAM
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.17%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) Capita
4 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Novell
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle