The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wilmslow 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Cheshire / Wilmslow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow 22.22% - -
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £381 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.21% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Wilmslow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wilmslow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wilmslow 44.44% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £326 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Wilmslow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wilmslow citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Wilmslow

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wilmslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Wilmslow

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wilmslow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wilmslow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wilmslow 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 1 (50.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL