The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
London / Hounslow
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow - - 8.82%
As % of the Vendors category - - 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.33% +1.01%  

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 Hounslow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hounslow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8 9 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 42.11% 47.37% 67.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 20
Median daily rate £381 £560 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.96% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £408 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £565 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hounslow 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 Hounslow

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Hounslow

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Hounslow

Microsoft
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Hounslow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Primavera
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) PMO

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Primavera
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Support
1 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planner
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) PMO Planner
4 1 (14.29%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle