The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead 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
Surrey / Leatherhead
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leatherhead 15.09% 8.47% 7.77%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 16.95% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Median daily rate £341 £563 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £513 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £643 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
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 Leatherhead.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leatherhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 24 59 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead 45.28% 50.00% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 55 44
Median daily rate £450 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.10%  
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 Leatherhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leatherhead 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 Leatherhead

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Leatherhead

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Leatherhead over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Leatherhead

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Leatherhead

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 Leatherhead region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 7 (38.89%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
3 7 (38.89%) REST
3 7 (38.89%) WCF
3 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (38.89%) JSUnit
3 7 (38.89%) SaaS
3 7 (38.89%) NServiceBus
3 7 (38.89%) LESS
3 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
3 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) MSMQ
3 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 7 (38.89%) SOLID

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leatherhead 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 7 (38.89%) NServiceBus
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (38.89%) SaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.56%) Event Store
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) RavenDB
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JSUnit
2 6 (33.33%) GoCD
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) Angular Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) HTML5
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
2 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
2 7 (38.89%) LESS
2 7 (38.89%) MSMQ
2 7 (38.89%) REST
2 7 (38.89%) WCF
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) Durandal
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (5.56%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 7 (38.89%) SOLID
3 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) ArchiMate
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix
1 1 (5.56%) VMware