The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 5.77% 10.83% 11.63%
As % of the Vendors category 8.57% 24.07% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Vendors Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
35 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 67.31% 45.00% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 5
Median daily rate £400 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.88% -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Chelmsford region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Chelmsford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) VMware