Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Twickenham 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 15 December 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Twickenham 7.84% 11.63% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 44.44% 29.41% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Twickenham median daily rate - £400 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +180.70% -32.94%
Richmond upon Thames median daily rate £475 £400 £135
% change year-on-year +18.75% +196.30% -56.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Twickenham median hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.47% - -
Richmond upon Thames median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -34.21% - -

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 Twickenham.

All Vendors
Twickenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 9 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Twickenham 17.65% 39.53% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 21
Twickenham median daily rate £160 £388 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.71% -4.32% +35.00%
10th Percentile £147 £279 £295
90th Percentile £464 £436 £475
Richmond upon Thames median daily rate £500 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +19.05% +1.82% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Twickenham median hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.47% - -
Richmond upon Thames median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -34.21% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Twickenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Twickenham

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Twickenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Twickenham

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Twickenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Twickenham

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Twickenham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Polycom
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Xerox
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Twickenham 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
1 2 (50.00%) WebEx
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) VPLS
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Apple
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Polycom
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Xerox
3 1 (25.00%) NVIDIA