The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 3 months to 29 March 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
London / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 15.00% 8.51% 11.27%
As % of the Vendors category 56.25% 21.05% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £355 £325 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% +124.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £125.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +657.57% -17.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 16 19 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 26.67% 40.43% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 13
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £318 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £358 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £125.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +657.57% -17.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Kingston Upon Thames over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) MSI
5 5 (27.78%) SCCM
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Software Packaging
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.11%) Email Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) FastStats
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) vSphere
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.11%) FastStats
1 2 (11.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 2 (11.11%) Responsys
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MSI
2 2 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Gitweb
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Applications Packager
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 2 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) CRM Executive
2 2 (11.11%) ETL Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Web Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Development Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (5.56%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) Software Packaging
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Email Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Personalization
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) SOLID
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Test Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
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