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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 24 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 15.38% 10.00% 31.36%
As % of the Vendors category 33.80% 22.39% 64.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 27
Median daily rate £315 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £247 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £455 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
71 67 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 45.51% 44.67% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 41
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £325 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.75 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% +1.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
4 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (22.00%) HP
5 11 (22.00%) VMware
6 10 (20.00%) Finance
7 9 (18.00%) SQL
7 9 (18.00%) VBScript
7 9 (18.00%) .NET
7 9 (18.00%) ITIL
8 8 (16.00%) Cisco
8 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (16.00%) Firewall
9 7 (14.00%) Web Services
9 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (14.00%) SCCM
10 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (12.00%) C#
10 6 (12.00%) Citrix
10 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange

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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Office 365
3 3 (6.00%) Yammer
4 2 (4.00%) IaaS
4 2 (4.00%) PaaS
4 2 (4.00%) SaaS
5 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.00%) WAN
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) VLAN
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (6.00%) OLAP
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) NUnit
1 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (4.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.00%) MSI
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) IT Support
4 5 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) Web Services
3 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 3 (6.00%) jQuery
4 3 (6.00%) XML
5 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (8.00%) Linux
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.00%) Fedora
8 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.00%) Solaris
8 2 (4.00%) Unix
9 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Migration
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.00%) SDLC
4 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) ETL
5 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.00%) MVC
5 3 (6.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.00%) SOA
6 2 (4.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (4.00%) High Availability
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) VBScript
3 6 (12.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) MCSA
2 4 (8.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) MCP
4 2 (4.00%) CISSP
4 2 (4.00%) MCDST
4 2 (4.00%) MCSD
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) XenApp
4 4 (8.00%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (6.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.00%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) MOM
3 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) HP
1 11 (22.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.00%) Cisco
3 6 (12.00%) Citrix
4 5 (10.00%) Meraki
5 4 (8.00%) 3Com
5 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (8.00%) SAP
5 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.00%) Cognos
6 3 (6.00%) Dell
6 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.00%) Apple
7 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.00%) F5
7 2 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow