Period
to 21 November 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 28 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 9.00% 11.30% 8.48%
As % of the Vendors category 17.61% 22.67% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 21
Hounslow median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +55.96%
10th Percentile £166 £138 £200
90th Percentile £491 £527 £450
West London median daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Hounslow median hourly rate - £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% -13.04%
West London median hourly rate £17.38 £17.10 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.61% -14.50% +42.45%

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 159 150 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 51.13% 49.83% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 79 144
Hounslow median daily rate £435 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +6.19% +0.89%
10th Percentile £287 £216 £264
90th Percentile £590 £594 £538
West London median daily rate £446 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +8.91% +2.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 14
Hounslow median hourly rate £13.50 £18.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.85% +8.43% -48.53%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.64 £13.29
90th Percentile £74.45 £63.75 £20.18
West London median hourly rate £18.25 £17.98 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.53% -2.84% +27.59%

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 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -4 9 £400 +29.14% 2
Feltham +1 5 £281 -40.79% 2
Osterley -4 3 £404 +34.75%
Isleworth -25 2 £590 +12.38% 1
Chiswick -9 1 - -
Microsoft
West London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hounslow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.29%) Apple
5 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.29%) PMI
5 4 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) Coaching
6 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (10.71%) Line Management
6 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS

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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.71%) CMS
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
5 1 (3.57%) AutoCAD
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
3 1 (3.57%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) WLAN
3 1 (3.57%) Broadband
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) Intranet
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Power BI
2 2 (7.14%) PowerPivot
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support
3 3 (10.71%) Support Manager
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) COM
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) MDX
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.57%) Aurelia
3 1 (3.57%) Ember.js
3 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) OAuth
3 1 (3.57%) React
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) PMI
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) iPhone
3 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) IPTV
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (3.57%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (3.57%) STB
4 1 (3.57%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) SDLC
3 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 4 (14.29%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 3 (10.71%) Coaching
4 3 (10.71%) ERP
4 3 (10.71%) Line Management
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) R
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PMO
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Apple
2 3 (10.71%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) Veeam