Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 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
South London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 17 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 9.47% 12.32% 19.20%
As % of the Vendors category 29.03% 32.08% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 13
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £488 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.29% -3.45% +13.65%
10th Percentile £411 £340 £267
90th Percentile £605 £484 £488
South London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate - £22.00 £31.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.41% +154.41%
South London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -29.55% +10.00% +17.65%

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 Kingston Upon Thames.

All Vendors
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 31 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 32.63% 38.41% 53.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 33
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £199 £225 £231
90th Percentile £645 £830 £538
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £421
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.82% +12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 9
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £42.27 £47.83 £49.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% -2.76% -5.71%
10th Percentile £33.64 £17.38 £14.90
90th Percentile £46.66 £51.25 £50.00
South London median hourly rate £27.13 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -39.72% +200.00% -55.88%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Kingston Upon Thames

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Chessington +1 7 £525 +16.67% 2
Microsoft
South London

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (77.78%) ERP
1 7 (77.78%) NetSuite
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS

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:

Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Integration Developer
3 4 (44.44%) ERP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) NetSuite Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP