The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith 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 25 June 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.

Microsoft
London / Hammersmith
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hammersmith 6.67% 16.13% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 13.04% 55.56% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £110 £120 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -69.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

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 Hammersmith.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hammersmith
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 23 9 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith 51.11% 29.03% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 17
Median daily rate £300 £169 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.77% -57.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £483 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hammersmith

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hammersmith 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 Hammersmith

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Hammersmith

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Hammersmith over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Hammersmith

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Hammersmith

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

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) RavenDB
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) NServiceBus
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) LAN

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hammersmith 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) RavenDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Insight Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Aurelia
3 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) Omniture
2 1 (12.50%) Polycom
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos