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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 35 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 29.66% 13.14% 6.75%
As % of the Vendors category 61.40% 27.06% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 11
Average daily rate
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£320 £345 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% -17.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.05%
Vendors Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 85 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 48.31% 48.57% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 31
Average daily rate £325 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £33.05 £29.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 27 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
3 21 (36.84%) MS Office
3 21 (36.84%) Windows
4 15 (26.32%) ITIL
5 14 (24.56%) Cisco
5 14 (24.56%) Firewall
6 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (19.30%) SQL
9 10 (17.54%) MCSE
10 9 (15.79%) Project Management
10 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 9 (15.79%) Lync
11 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
11 8 (14.04%) SCCM
12 7 (12.28%) Email Marketing
12 7 (12.28%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (12.28%) Marketing
12 7 (12.28%) Zoho
12 7 (12.28%) Wireless
12 7 (12.28%) VMware
12 7 (12.28%) CRM
12 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
12 7 (12.28%) CCNA
12 7 (12.28%) Avaya
12 7 (12.28%) Juniper
12 7 (12.28%) Sage
13 6 (10.53%) MPLS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (15.79%) Lync
2 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.51%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (3.51%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 21 (36.84%) MS Office
3 7 (12.28%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.51%) MS Project
5 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) Wireless
3 6 (10.53%) MPLS
4 5 (8.77%) VLAN
4 5 (8.77%) VoIP
4 5 (8.77%) SAN
4 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.77%) VPN
5 4 (7.02%) DNS
5 4 (7.02%) WAN
5 4 (7.02%) DHCP
5 4 (7.02%) OSPF
5 4 (7.02%) BGP
5 4 (7.02%) ADSL
5 4 (7.02%) LAN
5 4 (7.02%) IP Telephony
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.26%) WLAN
6 3 (5.26%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.75%) DB2
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (7.02%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.28%) Marketing
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Analyst
2 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Systems Developer
2 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Developer
2 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
2 6 (10.53%) CRM Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Security Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Network Architect
4 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.75%) Replication
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) EPoS
2 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.53%) Linux
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Project Management
2 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 7 (12.28%) Email Marketing
3 7 (12.28%) CRM
4 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.77%) Information Security
6 4 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.02%) QMS
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Change Control
6 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Network Design
7 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (17.54%) MCSE
4 7 (12.28%) CCNA
5 6 (10.53%) MCP
6 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.02%) CCIE
7 4 (7.02%) CCNP
7 4 (7.02%) CISSP
7 4 (7.02%) CEH
7 4 (7.02%) Degree
8 2 (3.51%) MCSA
8 2 (3.51%) MCDST
8 2 (3.51%) MCTS
8 2 (3.51%) MCITP
9 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.75%) DCSE
9 1 (1.75%) Dell Certification
9 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) Nessus
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco
2 7 (12.28%) Zoho
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
2 7 (12.28%) Avaya
2 7 (12.28%) Juniper
2 7 (12.28%) Sage
3 5 (8.77%) Symantec
4 4 (7.02%) HP
4 4 (7.02%) McAfee
4 4 (7.02%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.02%) ProCurve
4 4 (7.02%) Qualys
4 4 (7.02%) Riverbed
5 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.26%) Dell
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) Lotus
6 2 (3.51%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.75%) Northgate
7 1 (1.75%) BT
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