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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 1 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 19 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 23.17% 7.33% 15.79%
As % of the Vendors category 45.24% 17.72% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
Median daily rate £423 £381 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -14.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £145 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%

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
42 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 51.22% 41.36% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 52 38
Median daily rate £410 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) Windows
3 12 (26.67%) MS Office
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) VMware
6 9 (20.00%) Web Services
6 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (17.78%) Migration
7 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
8 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
8 7 (15.56%) SaaS
8 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (13.33%) Office 365
9 6 (13.33%) IaaS
9 6 (13.33%) PaaS
9 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 6 (13.33%) ETL
9 6 (13.33%) DHCP
9 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.33%) DNS
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Office
2 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.56%) SaaS
4 6 (13.33%) IaaS
4 6 (13.33%) Office 365
4 6 (13.33%) PaaS
5 3 (6.67%) Boomi
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) DHCP
1 6 (13.33%) DNS
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) NAS
3 3 (6.67%) ADSL
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) Network Security
3 3 (6.67%) SSL
3 3 (6.67%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) SMTP
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.67%) OLAP
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) PowerCenter
6 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.22%) Big Data
7 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Digital Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Process Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Support
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.22%) COM
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) JSTL
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.44%) Fedora
8 2 (4.44%) Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Solaris
8 2 (4.44%) Unix
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Migration
2 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
4 6 (13.33%) ETL
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) CRM
5 5 (11.11%) DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) Benchmarking
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) Network Design
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.67%) TDD
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) High Availability
8 2 (4.44%) V-Model
8 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) MCP
4 2 (4.44%) MCSD
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
3 2 (4.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.44%) PowerCLI
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) SCSM
3 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Dell
2 5 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Apple
3 3 (6.67%) Cognos
3 3 (6.67%) Palo Alto
3 3 (6.67%) SonicWALL
3 3 (6.67%) Veeam
4 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) Informatica
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Planview
5 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk
5 1 (2.22%) Talend