The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 22.61% 10.63% 17.65%
As % of the Vendors category 42.62% 24.81% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 7
Median daily rate £385 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £145 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £413 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Microsoft
West Sussex

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

Vendors Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
61 129 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 53.04% 42.86% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 93 31
Median daily rate £375 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £440 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (25.53%) MS Office
5 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
6 10 (21.28%) Migration
6 10 (21.28%) Web Services
7 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
7 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (17.02%) Office 365
8 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.02%) VMware
8 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
9 7 (14.89%) SaaS
10 6 (12.77%) PaaS
10 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (12.77%) IaaS
10 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.77%) ETL
10 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
10 6 (12.77%) DHCP
10 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
10 6 (12.77%) DNS
10 6 (12.77%) .NET
11 5 (10.64%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.13%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.02%) Office 365
4 7 (14.89%) SaaS
5 6 (12.77%) IaaS
5 6 (12.77%) PaaS
6 3 (6.38%) Boomi
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) DHCP
1 6 (12.77%) DNS
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) NAS
3 3 (6.38%) ADSL
3 3 (6.38%) Network Security
3 3 (6.38%) SSL
3 3 (6.38%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) SMTP
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.13%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.38%) OLAP
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) PowerCenter
6 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.13%) Big Data
7 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) NUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Digital Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Process Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Support
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.13%) COM
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) JSTL
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.26%) Fedora
7 2 (4.26%) Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Solaris
7 2 (4.26%) Unix
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) ETL
5 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.51%) Benchmarking
7 3 (6.38%) CRM
7 3 (6.38%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
7 3 (6.38%) Network Design
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) High Availability
8 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Server Building
8 2 (4.26%) Server Patching
8 2 (4.26%) SWOT Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) User Stories
8 2 (4.26%) V-Model
8 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.64%) C#
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
4 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) CISSP
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) vSphere
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.26%) PowerCLI
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) SCSM
3 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) VMware
2 5 (10.64%) Dell
2 5 (10.64%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Apple
3 3 (6.38%) Cognos
3 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
3 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.38%) SonicWALL
3 3 (6.38%) Veeam
4 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
4 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) Informatica
4 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Splunk