Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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
South London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 10.79% 18.25% 12.63%
As % of the Vendors category 28.85% 34.72% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 16
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £370 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +21.43% +12.99%
10th Percentile £340 £278 £170
90th Percentile £476 £488 £404
South London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +63.27% -23.44%
South London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% +7.80%

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 52 72 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 37.41% 52.55% 51.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 52
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £264
90th Percentile £800 £525 £449
South London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 14
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.34% +56.25%
10th Percentile £18.90 £22.25 £38.15
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £52.17
South London median hourly rate £46.42 £19.50 £27.78
% change year-on-year +138.03% -29.81% +73.63%

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 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 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
Surbiton -10 3 £390 -8.24% 2
Chessington 0 1 £450 +125.00%
Microsoft
South London

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

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) VB6
3 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (53.33%) VB
3 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) Web Development
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (6.67%) SOLID
9 1 (6.67%) Windows Server

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 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Spatial Data
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (46.67%) VB Developer
3 7 (46.67%) VB6 Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) QMS
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
2 8 (53.33%) VB
2 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
2 8 (53.33%) VB6
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Lotus