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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 24 15
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leatherhead 25.00% 8.82% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 45.45% 18.99% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 2
Median daily rate £375 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.56 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.94% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

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 22 79 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead 55.00% 46.47% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 71 32
Median daily rate £403 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £552 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.56 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.94% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Leatherhead

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (50.00%) SaaS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
2 7 (50.00%) JSUnit
2 7 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (50.00%) WCF
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 7 (50.00%) REST
2 7 (50.00%) NServiceBus
2 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (50.00%) LESS
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) 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 (50.00%) NServiceBus
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (50.00%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
3 1 (7.14%) Event Store
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) RavenDB
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JSUnit
2 6 (42.86%) GoCD
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Angular Developer
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) HTML5
1 7 (50.00%) LESS
1 7 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 7 (50.00%) REST
1 7 (50.00%) WCF
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Durandal
3 1 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (7.14%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
1 7 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (50.00%) SOA
1 7 (50.00%) SOLID
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
1 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
1 1 (7.14%) Polycom
1 1 (7.14%) VMware