The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reigate 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 April 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 / Reigate
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 7 3
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reigate 7.41% 11.11% 27.59%
As % of the Vendors category 21.05% 22.22% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Median daily rate £229 £225 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  

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 Reigate.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reigate
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19 9 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reigate 35.19% 50.00% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 13
Median daily rate £439 £185 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +137.80% -26.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reigate 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 Reigate

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Reigate

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Reigate

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

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) PMO
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) PMO Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware