Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 24 June 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
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 12 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 13.64% 4.55% 37.50%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 9.09% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
West Malling median daily rate £375 - £378
10th Percentile £363 - £344
90th Percentile £388 - £416
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate £13.68 £17.76 £21.75
% change year-on-year -22.97% -18.34% +35.94%

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 West Malling.

All Vendors
West Malling
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 12 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 54.55% 50.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
West Malling median daily rate £421 £373 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.09% -1.32% +16.15%
10th Percentile £390 £340 £318
90th Percentile £504 £438 £408
Kent median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £21.75
% change year-on-year -22.29% +3.54% +35.94%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in West Malling

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Malling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in West Malling

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Malling

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in West Malling

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Malling region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Ivanti
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Shavlik
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling 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 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ivanti
1 2 (66.67%) Shavlik
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) VMware