Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 8 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 32 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 8.82% 11.38% 8.97%
As % of the Vendors category 17.88% 21.76% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 16
Hounslow median daily rate £315 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.68% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £200 £245 £166
90th Percentile £470 £721 £491
West London median daily rate £363 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -9.38% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Hounslow median hourly rate £32.00 £20.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.63% - -
West London median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +166.67% -13.67% +1.61%

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 179 216 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 49.31% 52.30% 50.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 125 80
Hounslow median daily rate £430 £475 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +6.62% -1.00%
10th Percentile £250 £209 £284
90th Percentile £633 £625 £591
West London median daily rate £450 £446 £446
% change year-on-year +0.84% +0.06% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 8
Hounslow median hourly rate £26.00 £33.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +144.44% -28.85%
10th Percentile £18.52 £15.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £36.50 £115.00 £74.45
West London median hourly rate £26.25 £22.55 £18.25
% change year-on-year +16.41% +23.56% +1.53%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +4 13 £330 -26.67% 4
Brentford -12 11 £296 -38.76% 4
Feltham -1 5 £340 -31.31%
Microsoft
West London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 17 (53.13%) Azure
2 13 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (37.50%) Office 365
3 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (31.25%) Power Platform
5 9 (28.13%) Power BI
5 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (28.13%) ITIL
5 9 (28.13%) Problem Management
6 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (21.88%) Change Management
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
8 6 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (18.75%) WAN
8 6 (18.75%) Availability Management
9 5 (15.63%) PowerApps
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Flow
9 5 (15.63%) OneDrive
9 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
9 5 (15.63%) DHCP
9 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
9 5 (15.63%) Security Management
9 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.63%) VMware
9 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
9 5 (15.63%) SaaS

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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Azure
2 12 (37.50%) Office 365
3 10 (31.25%) Power Platform
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Flow
4 5 (15.63%) OneDrive
4 5 (15.63%) PowerApps
4 5 (15.63%) SaaS
5 4 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (12.50%) IaaS
5 4 (12.50%) PaaS
5 4 (12.50%) Yammer
6 1 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) Skype
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Power BI
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Finance
4 3 (9.38%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.13%) COM
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) FMCG
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) iPhone
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Problem Management
3 7 (21.88%) Change Management
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (18.75%) Availability Management
4 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
5 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
5 5 (15.63%) Security Management
6 4 (12.50%) Data Encryption
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Adaptive Security
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.25%) Project Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCNA
1 2 (6.25%) CCNP
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.25%) MCSA
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) AirWatch
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) VMware
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Apple
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Ensim
3 2 (6.25%) FINEOS
3 2 (6.25%) Samsung
4 1 (3.13%) Concur
4 1 (3.13%) Databricks
4 1 (3.13%) Progress
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Trend Micro
4 1 (3.13%) Veeam