Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Huntingdon 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 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
Cambridgeshire > Huntingdon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Huntingdon 24.49% 9.76% 14.58%
As % of the Vendors category 52.17% 15.38% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Huntingdon median daily rate £573 £264 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.60% -34.33% +101.25%
10th Percentile £502 £153 £395
90th Percentile £593 £377 £423
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +19.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Huntingdon median hourly rate £14.84 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.38 £12.00
% change year-on-year -13.67% +44.79% -25.58%

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 Huntingdon.

All Vendors
Huntingdon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 23 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Huntingdon 46.94% 63.41% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 18
Huntingdon median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £176 £211 £347
90th Percentile £589 £480 £522
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £400 £408
% change year-on-year -9.38% -1.84% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Huntingdon median hourly rate £14.84 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -8.81% -1.43% -29.29%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Huntingdon

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Huntingdon.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Huntingdon

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Huntingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Huntingdon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Huntingdon

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Huntingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Huntingdon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Huntingdon

For the 6 months to 19 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 Huntingdon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
3 6 (50.00%) XenApp
3 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (41.67%) AppSense
4 5 (41.67%) Service Design
4 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
4 5 (41.67%) Skype
4 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
5 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 4 (33.33%) AppDNA
5 4 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) OneDrive
7 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (16.67%) Yammer
7 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) SaaS
8 1 (8.33%) PaaS
8 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Huntingdon 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 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) OneDrive
3 2 (16.67%) Yammer
4 1 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
1 5 (41.67%) Skype
2 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Service Design
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) AppDNA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) AppSense
3 2 (16.67%) VMware