Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
Cheshire > Wilmslow
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow 35.71% 41.38% 17.65%
As % of the Vendors category 71.43% 92.31% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Wilmslow median daily rate £275 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -28.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £96 £317 £513
90th Percentile £460 £410 £538
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.04% -8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wilmslow median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.52% +6.14% -12.94%

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 Wilmslow.

All Vendors
Wilmslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wilmslow 50.00% 44.83% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Wilmslow median daily rate £315 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -28.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £96 £317 £513
90th Percentile £453 £410 £538
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wilmslow median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.06
% change year-on-year -12.52% -1.31% -6.82%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Wilmslow

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wilmslow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Wilmslow over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 November 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware