Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northwich 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 17 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
Cheshire > Northwich
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 - 5
Rank change year-on-year - +5 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northwich 28.57% - 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Northwich median daily rate - - £525
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.04% -8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Northwich median hourly rate £15.25 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.52% +6.14% -5.08%

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 Northwich.

All Vendors
Northwich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northwich 57.14% 9.09% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Northwich median daily rate £455 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +21.74% -0.86%
10th Percentile £372 £325 £228
90th Percentile £554 £375 £466
Cheshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Northwich median hourly rate £15.25 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.77
% change year-on-year -12.52% -5.77% +0.13%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Northwich

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northwich.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Northwich

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Northwich

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Northwich

For the 6 months to 17 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 Northwich region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Break/Fix

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northwich 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Break Fix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple