Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staines 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 19 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
Surrey > Staines
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 27 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 10.34% 9.45% 11.42%
As % of the Vendors category 25.96% 18.13% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 7
Staines median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £221 £366 £363
90th Percentile £600 £600 £573
Surrey median daily rate £381 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +0.33% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staines median hourly rate - - £14.50
Surrey median hourly rate £15.23 £18.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.77% +4.84%

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 Staines.

All Vendors
Staines
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 104 160 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 39.85% 52.12% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 57 35
Staines median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £336 £278
90th Percentile £566 £600 £578
Surrey median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.10% +2.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Staines median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.50% +175.86% -72.38%
Surrey median hourly rate £15.55 £27.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year -43.20% +50.00% +7.35%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Staines

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Staines

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Staines over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Staines

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Staines

For the 6 months to 19 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 Staines region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 5 (18.52%) SAP
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) SAPUI5
6 4 (14.81%) SOAP
6 4 (14.81%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.81%) Office 365
6 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (11.11%) Android
7 3 (11.11%) WCF
7 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 3 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
7 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
7 3 (11.11%) .NET
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) SAS
4 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) SPSS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Office 365
3 3 (11.11%) Serverless
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.41%) IaaS
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Skype
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.70%) XMLSpy
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
1 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) DevOps Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Integration Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) SAS Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) SAPUI5
2 4 (14.81%) SOAP
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) WCF
3 3 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Logistics
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C#
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) R
2 2 (7.41%) SAS Macro
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSA
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
2 2 (7.41%) NetApp
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow