Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 11.11% 15.70% 15.79%
As % of the Vendors category 29.79% 36.99% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 11
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £420 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.31% +9.23% +42.54%
10th Percentile £355 £300 £300
90th Percentile £481 £438 £488
South London median daily rate £390 £413 £330
% change year-on-year -5.45% +25.00% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £41.41 £50.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.18% +166.67% -76.92%
10th Percentile £38.77 £47.84 £16.23
90th Percentile £44.05 £112.50 £21.08
South London median hourly rate £13.25 £19.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year -30.26% +13.43% -1.47%

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 47 73 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 37.30% 42.44% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 24
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £383 £355 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.75% +3.12% +4.32%
10th Percentile £280 £284 £193
90th Percentile £463 £439 £488
South London median daily rate £463 £425 £393
% change year-on-year +8.82% +8.28% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 14
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £47.83 £47.42 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.88% -0.87% -4.34%
South London median hourly rate £41.41 £47.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -11.89% -1.74% +139.15%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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
New Malden +3 1 - - 2
Surbiton -11 1 £390 -8.24% 4
Microsoft
South London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) Power BI
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) MDX
6 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
6 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 2 (14.29%) VB
7 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Advertising
7 2 (14.29%) Games
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) Power BI
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) GIS
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) MDX
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Core
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) Angular 2
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) SOLID
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared