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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 21 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 10.19% 25.53% 9.30%
As % of the Vendors category 25.61% 54.55% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
82 44 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 39.81% 46.81% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 33 47
Average daily rate £363 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £120 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -23.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Crawley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (48.39%) MS Office
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
4 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) Office 365
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (19.35%) Finance
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
7 4 (12.90%) VB
7 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) Firewall
8 3 (9.68%) HP
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco
8 3 (9.68%) C#
8 3 (9.68%) HTML
8 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.68%) .NET
8 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.68%) CSS
8 3 (9.68%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) VLAN
2 2 (6.45%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) WLAN
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) OLTP
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Project Office Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML5
2 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.23%) SignalR
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) XSL
3 1 (3.23%) MSMQ
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) Velocity
3 1 (3.23%) WCF
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) People Management
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) VB
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) HND
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco
1 3 (9.68%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Intel
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) 3Com
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec
2 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
3 1 (3.23%) Sophos
3 1 (3.23%) Toshiba
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) BMC
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