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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 17 2
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 24 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 12.00% 7.41% 27.83%
As % of the Vendors category 25.26% 17.54% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 17
Median daily rate £400 £308 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £218 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £10.68 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.06 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +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
95 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 47.50% 42.22% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 38 26
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £283 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £17.95 £10.68 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.02% -33.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
3 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
4 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
5 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) VMware
6 8 (21.62%) HP
6 8 (21.62%) VBScript
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
7 7 (18.92%) SCCM
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
7 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
7 7 (18.92%) ITIL
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco
8 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
8 6 (16.22%) .NET
8 6 (16.22%) MS Office
8 6 (16.22%) Migration
8 6 (16.22%) Firewall
9 5 (13.51%) SQL
9 5 (13.51%) WAN
9 5 (13.51%) Citrix
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.51%) Meraki
9 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (10.81%) WAN Optimisation

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 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) IaaS
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
1 2 (5.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) VLAN
4 3 (8.11%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) AdminStudio
1 2 (5.41%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.41%) MSI
1 2 (5.41%) NUnit
2 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Support
4 4 (10.81%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Database Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Report Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
3 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (10.81%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
4 3 (8.11%) SDLC
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Data Security
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
5 2 (5.41%) Presales
5 2 (5.41%) SOA
6 1 (2.70%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
1 8 (21.62%) VBScript
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCSA
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) MCP
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 2 (5.41%) MCDST
4 2 (5.41%) MCSD
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (10.81%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) MOM
2 2 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) HP
1 8 (21.62%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) Meraki
4 4 (10.81%) 3Com
4 4 (10.81%) Dell
4 4 (10.81%) Riverbed
4 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.11%) SAP
6 2 (5.41%) Apple
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
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