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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 13.53% 8.30% 31.25%
As % of the Vendors category 28.13% 21.43% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 16
Median daily rate £350 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £227 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +1.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
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
64 98 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 48.12% 38.74% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 75 26
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £329 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
4 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
5 12 (25.53%) HP
5 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
6 11 (23.40%) Migration
6 11 (23.40%) VMware
7 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) ITIL
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (17.02%) Citrix
9 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
9 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
10 7 (14.89%) XenApp
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (14.89%) Cisco
10 7 (14.89%) Web Services
10 7 (14.89%) SQL
10 7 (14.89%) Firewall
11 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.77%) .NET
11 6 (12.77%) C#
11 6 (12.77%) ETL
12 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Office 365
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.38%) Yammer
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) WAN
3 4 (8.51%) SAN
4 3 (6.38%) DHCP
4 3 (6.38%) DNS
4 3 (6.38%) VLAN
5 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 2 (4.26%) NAS
5 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.26%) VoIP
6 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.13%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) 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
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.26%) PowerCenter
6 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
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 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Analyst
1 9 (19.15%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support
6 2 (4.26%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.51%) Linux
9 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.26%) Fedora
10 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
10 2 (4.26%) Solaris
10 2 (4.26%) Unix
11 1 (2.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) ETL
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.26%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.26%) SDLC
6 2 (4.26%) Server Building
6 2 (4.26%) Server Patching
6 2 (4.26%) V-Model
6 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) VBScript
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) MCP
3 2 (4.26%) CISSP
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) MCSA
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) MCSD
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) XenApp
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.38%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.38%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.26%) BitLocker
5 2 (4.26%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) MOM
3 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.26%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) SCSM
4 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) HP
2 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Citrix
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
5 5 (10.64%) Dell
5 5 (10.64%) Meraki
6 3 (6.38%) 3Com
6 3 (6.38%) Cognos
6 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.38%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.26%) Apple
7 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.26%) F5
7 2 (4.26%) Informatica
7 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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