Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 1 18
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 40 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 12.94% 16.13% 6.27%
As % of the Vendors category 27.78% 33.71% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 15
Hounslow median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +46.25%
10th Percentile £213 £160 £159
90th Percentile £538 £529 £525
West London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Hounslow median hourly rate £41.00 £10.90 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +276.15% -41.87% -
West London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +32.35% +21.08%

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 144 89 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 46.60% 47.85% 57.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 27 134
Hounslow median daily rate £411 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £224 £181 £243
90th Percentile £588 £548 £535
West London median daily rate £450 £405 £405
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Hounslow median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.27% -23.44% +3.23%
10th Percentile £12.98 £10.61 £11.75
90th Percentile £41.15 £86.88 £20.00
West London median hourly rate £22.75 £23.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year -4.21% +30.14% +23.73%

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 20 February 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
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 20 February 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
Brentford +5 14 £400 +128.57% 4
Feltham -5 7 £439 -7.63% 3
Chiswick -6 6 £500 -
Isleworth -28 3 £551 +5.00% 1
Osterley - 3 £525 -
Microsoft
West London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) Windows
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) R
6 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) .NET
6 5 (12.50%) Finance
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) Power BI
7 4 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server

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 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (10.00%) NServiceBus
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.50%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) GitHub
4 1 (2.50%) Google Play
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 2 (5.00%) Broadband
2 2 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) TETRA
3 1 (2.50%) WebEx
3 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Power BI
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.00%) RavenDB
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) QlikView
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) PowerPivot
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Support Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.50%) Aurelia
2 3 (7.50%) React
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (5.00%) COM
3 2 (5.00%) Kafka
3 2 (5.00%) MDX
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.50%) LESS
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) Sass
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (2.50%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) AIX
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.50%) Analytics
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
4 4 (10.00%) Line Management
4 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.00%) Service Management
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C#
1 6 (15.00%) R
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) Go
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) CCIE
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GCP
1 2 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Grafana
1 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Apple
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco
2 2 (5.00%) Google
2 2 (5.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) New Relic
2 2 (5.00%) Remedy
2 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (5.00%) Splunk
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Dell
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Sybase
3 1 (2.50%) Workday