Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South Coast 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 20 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
England > South Coast
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - +13 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South Coast 26.67% - 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 30.77% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
South Coast median daily rate £400 - -
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Coast median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% - +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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South Coast.

All Vendors
South Coast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South Coast 86.67% 64.29% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
South Coast median daily rate £400 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Coast median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in the South Coast

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South Coast.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in the South Coast

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in the South Coast

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Coast region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 4 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 4 (100.00%) SAP S/4HANA

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South Coast 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Manager
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager - SAP S/4HANA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 4 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP