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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 16 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 7.34% 16.15% 6.42%
As % of the Vendors category 17.57% 35.59% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate £313 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £294 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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
74 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 41.81% 45.38% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 27
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
3 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
3 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
4 11 (28.21%) ITIL
4 11 (28.21%) Citrix
5 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 8 (20.51%) MS Office
6 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.95%) Migration
8 6 (15.38%) SCCM
8 6 (15.38%) Dell
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.38%) IBM
8 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 5 (12.82%) Adobe
9 5 (12.82%) Cognos
9 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (12.82%) Server Building
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (12.82%) Data Workbench
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
10 4 (10.26%) Office 365
10 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
11 3 (7.69%) Symantec
11 3 (7.69%) Remedy

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.69%) IBM Domino
3 3 (7.69%) Lync
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.51%) MS Office
3 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.56%) Skype
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Back Office
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Digital Insight Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Insight Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Production DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Senior DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Insight Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior SQL DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Production DBA
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) CSS3
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.56%) StructureMap
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Phone
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) Server Building
4 3 (7.69%) Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Web Analytics
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.56%) Logistics
6 1 (2.56%) MVC
6 1 (2.56%) OOD
6 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.56%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) Security Management
6 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CISMP
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) P3O
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
2 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Citrix
2 6 (15.38%) Dell
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 5 (12.82%) Adobe
3 5 (12.82%) Cognos
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Lotus
4 3 (7.69%) Remedy
4 3 (7.69%) Symantec
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Intel
6 1 (2.56%) IronPort
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) SAP