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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 20.00% 22.73% 9.26%
As % of the Vendors category 47.83% 41.67% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Median daily rate £350 £475 £182
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +160.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.33 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

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 23 24 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 41.82% 54.55% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 18
Median daily rate £369 £375 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +20.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £290 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £825 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.33 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 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 23 June 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 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) Web Services
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
6 7 (33.33%) MVC
6 7 (33.33%) Scrum
6 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) VB6
7 6 (28.57%) VB
8 5 (23.81%) ETL
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (23.81%) Web Development
8 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (23.81%) BDD
9 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (14.29%) CRM
10 3 (14.29%) RESTful
10 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 2 (9.52%) Personalization
11 2 (9.52%) Customer Acquisition

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 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) FastStats
1 2 (9.52%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Responsys
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) Power BI
5 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (9.52%) MSI
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Developer
3 5 (23.81%) VB Developer
3 5 (23.81%) VB6 Developer
4 4 (19.05%) ETL Developer
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Database Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
6 2 (9.52%) CRM Executive
6 2 (9.52%) DBA
6 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 10 (47.62%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (9.52%) CSS
7 2 (9.52%) HTML
7 2 (9.52%) Software Packaging
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) JSON
8 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) ETL
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Acquisition
6 2 (9.52%) Email Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Personalization
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) T-SQL
3 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
4 6 (28.57%) VB
4 6 (28.57%) VB6
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Citrix
1 2 (9.52%) Google
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
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