Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 34 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 9.91% 8.58% 11.95%
As % of the Vendors category 20.61% 14.49% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 28
Hounslow median daily rate £475 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +3.23% -3.25%
10th Percentile £175 £291 £110
90th Percentile £702 £457 £624
West London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Hounslow median hourly rate £25.00 £13.48 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.53% -24.93% -10.25%
West London median hourly rate £15.49 £17.38 £17.10
% change year-on-year -10.85% +1.61% +0.59%

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 165 138 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 48.10% 59.23% 56.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 64 110
Hounslow median daily rate £466 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.71% -1.73% +1.76%
10th Percentile £187 £267 £204
90th Percentile £625 £559 £594
West London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Hounslow median hourly rate £33.75 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.74% -22.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.75 £14.89
90th Percentile £44.88 £114.38 £41.50
West London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £17.79
% change year-on-year +31.58% +6.83% -1.19%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +3 14 £638 +50.00% 2
Chiswick -1 14 £250 -41.18% 1
Feltham +2 2 £498 +32.67% 4
Osterley +5 1 £500 +76.37%
Isleworth - 1 £250 - 1
Microsoft
West London

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) Windows 10
4 10 (29.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (26.47%) Analytics
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
6 8 (23.53%) Power BI
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.59%) ITIL
7 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
7 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
7 7 (20.59%) Office 365
8 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (17.65%) Migration
9 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
9 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
9 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (14.71%) SCCM
9 5 (14.71%) Apple
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (14.71%) CCNA
9 5 (14.71%) Project Management
9 5 (14.71%) LAN

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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Social Studio
1 2 (5.88%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.59%) Office 365
3 4 (11.76%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.88%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (5.88%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (5.88%) FinancialForce
4 2 (5.88%) OneDrive
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) DHCP
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.88%) Profibus
3 2 (5.88%) Skype
3 2 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Power BI
2 4 (11.76%) Data Lake
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) OLAP
5 1 (2.94%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (29.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Architect
1 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (8.82%) Developer
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
3 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.88%) COM
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) Ajax
3 1 (2.94%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) MDX
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) Sass
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) CESG
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) FMCG
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) SCADA
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (2.94%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.94%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 10
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.71%) Mac OS
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Analytics
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Machine Learning
5 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) Project Governance
7 3 (8.82%) Security Management
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) Coaching
8 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) R
2 3 (8.82%) U-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNA
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCP
2 5 (14.71%) MCSE
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CISA
3 2 (5.88%) CISM
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GxP
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Apple
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
2 4 (11.76%) Remedy
2 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Meraki
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Snow
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Databricks
4 2 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) Ivanti
4 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Workday