The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sunbury-on-Thames 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 24 June 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 / Sunbury-on-Thames
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sunbury-on-Thames 8.57% 7.14% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 12.33% 9.09% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £338 £338 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.14% -23.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.21% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

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 Sunbury-on-Thames.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sunbury-on-Thames
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 73 11 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sunbury-on-Thames 69.52% 78.57% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 8 6
Median daily rate £440 £485 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.19% +10.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Sunbury-on-Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sunbury-on-Thames 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 Sunbury-on-Thames

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sunbury-on-Thames

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Sunbury-on-Thames

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sunbury-on-Thames

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Sunbury-on-Thames over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Sunbury-on-Thames

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sunbury-on-Thames

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Sunbury-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Sunbury-on-Thames region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (54.55%) PMO
2 4 (36.36%) Workday
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Order to Cash
4 2 (18.18%) Record to Report
4 2 (18.18%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) C#

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sunbury-on-Thames 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Process Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Workday Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Order to Cash
3 2 (18.18%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (18.18%) Record to Report
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) PMO
2 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HockeyApp
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Workday
2 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin