The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Horsham 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 27 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
West Sussex / Horsham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Horsham 20.69% 8.57% -
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £355 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +173.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.45 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.42% +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 Horsham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Horsham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 10 15 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Horsham 34.48% 42.86% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 11
Median daily rate £320 £130 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +146.15% -66.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £130 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £278 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Horsham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Horsham 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 Horsham

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Horsham

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Horsham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Horsham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) JD Edwards
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 5 (83.33%) Use Case
1 5 (83.33%) Product Management
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
1 5 (83.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) MSI
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Horsham 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) JDE Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) JDE Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) JDE Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) Product Management
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
1 5 (83.33%) Translating Business Requirements
1 5 (83.33%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) JD Edwards