Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea 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 24 September 2018 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
Essex > Southend-on-Sea
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 51 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -35 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 5.28% 3.90% 3.64%
As % of the Vendors category 10.92% 9.41% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Southend-on-Sea median daily rate £550 £405 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.80% +62.00% -
10th Percentile £463 £249 £176
90th Percentile £600 £450 £334
Essex median daily rate £400 £475 £300
% change year-on-year -15.79% +58.33% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southend-on-Sea median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.86% -15.15% -

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 Southend-on-Sea.

All Vendors
Southend-on-Sea
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 119 85 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 48.37% 41.46% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 60 11
Southend-on-Sea median daily rate £500 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +25.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £393 £350 £200
90th Percentile £600 £575 £590
Essex median daily rate £513 £500 £335
% change year-on-year +2.50% +49.25% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southend-on-Sea median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% -30.77%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Southend-on-Sea

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Southend-on-Sea

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Southend-on-Sea over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Southend-on-Sea

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Southend-on-Sea region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (84.62%) DHCP
1 11 (84.62%) DNS
1 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
2 10 (76.92%) IPsec
2 10 (76.92%) FTP
2 10 (76.92%) HTTP
2 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) IIS
2 10 (76.92%) Servlets
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Apache
2 10 (76.92%) Tomcat
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) WebSphere
2 10 (76.92%) Xen
2 10 (76.92%) Google
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) Jetty
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (76.92%) Google App Engine
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (76.92%) nginx
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 10 (76.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (76.92%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Mongrel
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (69.23%) .NET

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea 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 10 (76.92%) Apache
1 10 (76.92%) IIS
1 10 (76.92%) Jetty
1 10 (76.92%) Mongrel
1 10 (76.92%) nginx
1 10 (76.92%) Tomcat
1 10 (76.92%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (76.92%) Google App Engine
1 10 (76.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) DHCP
1 11 (84.62%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) FTP
2 10 (76.92%) HTTP
2 10 (76.92%) IPsec
2 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
1 8 (61.54%) Travis CI
2 1 (7.69%) GitLab
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Applications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Servlets
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSD
3 1 (7.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
2 10 (76.92%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (76.92%) Xen
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Google
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) InterSystems
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle