The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Redhill 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 30 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 / Redhill
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -25 -5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Redhill 0.88% 20.99% 26.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 29.31% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £575 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.11% +4.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £51.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +283.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  

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 Redhill.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Redhill
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 70 58 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Redhill 61.40% 71.60% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 13 6
Median daily rate £463 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £337 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £48.00 £8.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.87% +443.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Redhill

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Redhill 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 Redhill

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Redhill

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Redhill

For the 6 months to 30 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 Redhill region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Redhill 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 (50.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt