Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Twickenham 3.03% 20.59% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 43.75% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Twickenham median daily rate - £400 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +142.42% -52.00%
Richmond upon Thames median daily rate £318 £358 £135
% change year-on-year -11.19% +164.81% -58.46%
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 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year -30.56% - -

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 7 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Twickenham 21.21% 47.06% 61.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 27
Twickenham median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £160 £275 £295
90th Percentile £578 £438 £508
Richmond upon Thames median daily rate £494 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +23.44% -1.23% +24.62%
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 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year -30.56% - -

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 16 October 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple