Period
to 15 August 2020

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 15 August 2020 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
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 23 12
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 18 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hounslow 16.48% 5.41% 10.23%
As % of the Vendors category 32.61% 11.11% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 31
Median daily rate £475 £434 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.51% -8.68% +18.75%
10th Percentile £356 £200 £178
90th Percentile £671 £607 £700
West London median daily rate £320 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -22.42% +3.13% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £13.88 £27.93 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.32% +11.72% +85.53%
West London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year -38.18% +35.84% +16.52%

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 46 162 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 50.55% 48.65% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 107 112
Median daily rate £503 £450 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -4.76% +11.18%
10th Percentile £234 £300 £187
90th Percentile £652 £638 £625
West London median daily rate £450 £450 £455
% change year-on-year - -1.10% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Median hourly rate £23.73 £19.43 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.10% -42.43% +117.74%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.23 £15.25
90th Percentile £35.42 £33.10 £44.88
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.57% -16.36% +44.74%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Hounslow

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Hounslow.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft in Hounslow

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Hounslow over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Hounslow

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Hounslow.

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 15 August 2020. 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 +17 9 £630 -5.97%
Feltham +8 2 £365 +12.74%
Chiswick +5 2 £325 -24.42%
Microsoft
West London

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 5 (33.33%) Power BI
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Tableau
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making

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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Power Platform
2 4 (26.67%) Azure
3 2 (13.33%) GCP
3 2 (13.33%) OneDrive
3 2 (13.33%) Serverless
4 1 (6.67%) AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Power BI
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Architect
1 2 (13.33%) Azure Architect
1 2 (13.33%) DevOps Architect
1 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
1 2 (13.33%) Lead DevOps
1 2 (13.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 2 (13.33%) PMO Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Finance Manager
2 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (6.67%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Lead Data Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Rollout Technician
2 1 (6.67%) Workday Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) Kafka
1 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) SAML
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Blog
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Native
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) CESG
4 1 (6.67%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Data Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Gantt Chart
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (13.33%) Loose Coupling
6 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) Python
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Go
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ACCA
2 1 (6.67%) CIMA
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) GMP
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Tableau
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (13.33%) StreamSets
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Databricks
4 1 (6.67%) Meraki
4 1 (6.67%) Polycom
4 1 (6.67%) Workday