Period
to 27 May 2018

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 6 months to 27 May 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
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 32 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 11.90% 14.20% 10.49%
As % of the Vendors category 28.32% 24.24% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 23
Hounslow median daily rate £365 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £161 £363 £110
90th Percentile £532 £513 £624
West London median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Hounslow median hourly rate £41.00 £13.48 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.27% -23.00% -22.22%
West London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.00 £13.85
% change year-on-year +26.67% +116.61% -13.44%

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 Hounslow.

All Vendors
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 113 99 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 42.01% 58.58% 56.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 37 106
Hounslow median daily rate £420 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +1.82%
10th Percentile £209 £261 £209
90th Percentile £569 £514 £560
West London median daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Hounslow median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £19.75 £12.95 £16.63
90th Percentile £43.40 £42.75 £19.88
West London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +42.86% +3.80%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Hounslow over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Hounslow

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Hounslow

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Hounslow over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Hounslow

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chiswick -5 11 £361 -15.00%
Brentford +4 9 £400 -9.09% 1
Feltham -6 4 £570 +34.12% 2
Isleworth - 2 £381 -
Osterley - 1 - -
Microsoft
West London

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

1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (12.50%) Remedy
7 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) DHCP
7 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.50%) Network Security
7 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
7 4 (12.50%) R
7 4 (12.50%) RavenDB
7 4 (12.50%) NServiceBus
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) NServiceBus
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.38%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.25%) Office 365
4 2 (6.25%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.13%) IaaS
5 1 (3.13%) PaaS
5 1 (3.13%) SaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DHCP
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) Skype
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) Broadband
4 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 4 (12.50%) RavenDB
2 3 (9.38%) Power BI
2 3 (9.38%) QlikView
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Documentation Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Floorwalker
5 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Trainer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) Aurelia
4 2 (6.25%) React
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) Angular 2
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) Kafka
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) FMCG
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) Mac OS
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.25%) CQRS
5 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C#
1 4 (12.50%) R
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Go
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCP
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Grafana
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.25%) Terraform
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Remedy
2 3 (9.38%) Apple
2 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) New Relic
3 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
3 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.25%) Snow
3 2 (6.25%) Splunk
3 2 (6.25%) Workday
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) VMware