The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Crawley region.

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.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 38 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 31.67% 14.45% 8.78%
As % of the Vendors category 60.32% 25.51% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.88 £21.50 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.16% +52.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £21.50 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £21.50 £23.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
63 98 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 52.50% 56.65% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 35
Average daily rate £350 £355 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £14.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +127.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.50 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £34.15 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 21 (40.38%) Active Directory
3 18 (34.62%) MS Office
3 18 (34.62%) Windows
4 14 (26.92%) Firewall
5 13 (25.00%) Cisco
6 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (23.08%) ITIL
7 11 (21.15%) SQL
8 10 (19.23%) MCSE
8 10 (19.23%) Project Management
9 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 8 (15.38%) Lync
10 7 (13.46%) Zoho
10 7 (13.46%) Marketing
10 7 (13.46%) Email Marketing
10 7 (13.46%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (13.46%) Wireless
10 7 (13.46%) VMware
10 7 (13.46%) Sage
10 7 (13.46%) Avaya
10 7 (13.46%) Juniper
10 7 (13.46%) CCNA
10 7 (13.46%) CRM
11 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
11 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.54%) MCP
11 6 (11.54%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.38%) Lync
2 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 18 (34.62%) MS Office
3 7 (13.46%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.85%) MS Project
6 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) Wireless
3 6 (11.54%) MPLS
3 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.62%) VPN
4 5 (9.62%) SAN
4 5 (9.62%) VLAN
5 4 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 4 (7.69%) OSPF
5 4 (7.69%) BGP
5 4 (7.69%) DNS
5 4 (7.69%) WAN
5 4 (7.69%) DHCP
5 4 (7.69%) ADSL
5 4 (7.69%) LAN
5 4 (7.69%) VoIP
6 3 (5.77%) WLAN
6 3 (5.77%) DMZ
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.46%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Developer
2 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Systems Developer
2 6 (11.54%) CRM Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (5.77%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) IT Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) EPoS
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Replication
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.54%) Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Project Management
3 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 7 (13.46%) Email Marketing
4 7 (13.46%) CRM
5 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.62%) Information Security
6 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.69%) QMS
7 4 (7.69%) Change Control
7 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.77%) Network Design
8 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.77%) Change Management
9 2 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (19.23%) MCSE
3 7 (13.46%) CCNA
4 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) MCP
5 4 (7.69%) CISSP
5 4 (7.69%) Degree
5 4 (7.69%) CEH
5 4 (7.69%) CCIE
5 4 (7.69%) CCNP
6 2 (3.85%) MCSA
6 2 (3.85%) MCDST
6 2 (3.85%) MCTS
6 2 (3.85%) MCITP
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.92%) Dell Certification
7 1 (1.92%) DCSE
System Software
1 21 (40.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco
2 7 (13.46%) Avaya
2 7 (13.46%) Juniper
2 7 (13.46%) Sage
2 7 (13.46%) VMware
2 7 (13.46%) Zoho
3 4 (7.69%) Symantec
3 4 (7.69%) McAfee
3 4 (7.69%) Qualys
3 4 (7.69%) ProCurve
3 4 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 4 (7.69%) HP
3 4 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.85%) Kaseya
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Informatica
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Dell