Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sutton Coldfield 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 23 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
West Midlands > Sutton Coldfield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 4 6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sutton Coldfield - 25.00% 15.00%
As % of the Vendors category - 75.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Sutton Coldfield median daily rate - £325 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.84% +121.67%
West Midlands median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.00% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sutton Coldfield median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.57 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.33% -18.18% +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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Sutton Coldfield.

All Vendors
Sutton Coldfield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 16 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sutton Coldfield 43.24% 33.33% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Sutton Coldfield median daily rate £368 £325 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.31% -28.77% +31.96%
10th Percentile £287 £247 £343
90th Percentile £590 £338 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Sutton Coldfield median hourly rate £65.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year +9.10% -8.37% -0.16%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Sutton Coldfield

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Sutton Coldfield