Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertford 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 20 November 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
Hertfordshire > Hertford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - 1
Rank change year-on-year - +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertford 8.33% - 28.57%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertford median daily rate £325 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £375 £394
% change year-on-year -3.33% -4.76% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hertford.

All Vendors
Hertford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertford 41.67% 75.00% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Hertford median daily rate £294 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.72% +9.09% +122.97%
10th Percentile £262 £450 £390
90th Percentile £331 £450 £435
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £410
% change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Hertford median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +35.48%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Hertford

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Hertford

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Hertford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Hertford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) API Development

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (100.00%) RequireJS
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL