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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 21 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 16.54% 6.60% 17.01%
As % of the Vendors category 35.59% 13.46% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 17
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £355 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £514 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £13.94 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+5.84% -11.52%
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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
59 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 46.46% 49.06% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 45
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £355 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
3 14 (34.15%) MS Office
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
5 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
6 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
6 10 (24.39%) B2B
7 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (19.51%) Citrix
8 8 (19.51%) MCSE
9 7 (17.07%) Finance
9 7 (17.07%) VMware
9 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (14.63%) Application Packaging
10 6 (14.63%) MCITP
10 6 (14.63%) HTML
10 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
10 6 (14.63%) CSS
10 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (14.63%) VoIP
10 6 (14.63%) Lync
10 6 (14.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (12.20%) Sonus
11 5 (12.20%) Information Architecture
11 5 (12.20%) PerformancePoint
11 5 (12.20%) Avaya
11 5 (12.20%) Intranet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.63%) Lync
3 6 (14.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (12.20%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
2 14 (34.15%) MS Office
3 5 (12.20%) InfoPath
4 4 (9.76%) MS Project
5 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) VoIP
2 5 (12.20%) Intranet
3 3 (7.32%) NetScaler
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
3 3 (7.32%) SNMP
4 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) CTI
5 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
1 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Architect
6 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Technical Architect
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Application Packaging
1 6 (14.63%) HTML
1 6 (14.63%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) XSL
2 5 (12.20%) XSLT
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Taxonomies
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) iPhone
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) iPad
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Telematics
4 1 (2.44%) IVR
4 1 (2.44%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) B2B
2 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Information Architecture
3 5 (12.20%) Content Management
4 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.44%) Change Control
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) SOA
6 1 (2.44%) MVC
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.51%) MCSE
3 6 (14.63%) MCITP
4 5 (12.20%) MCSA
4 5 (12.20%) MCTS
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) P3O
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) XenApp
3 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Citrix
2 7 (17.07%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Sonus
3 5 (12.20%) Avaya
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) McAfee
6 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
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