Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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 18 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 > Walsall
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall - - 13.04%
As % of the Vendors category - - 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Walsall median daily rate - - £300
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Walsall median hourly rate - - £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.81% -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 Walsall.

All Vendors
Walsall
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 9 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 26.47% 47.37% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
Walsall median daily rate £580 £379 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.24% +0.26% +16.15%
10th Percentile £392 £225 £324
90th Percentile £590 £558 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Walsall median hourly rate £16.41 £11.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.65% -25.81% +55.70%
10th Percentile £14.61 £10.75 £13.10
90th Percentile £18.20 £12.25 £18.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year +6.90% -8.37% +2.10%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Walsall

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Walsall

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Walsall