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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 18 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 7.38% 27.68% 18.12%
As % of the Vendors category 16.18% 68.89% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 16
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£265 £353 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.82% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £120 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £10.68 £15.75 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.19% -25.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
68 45 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 45.64% 40.18% 60.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 60
Average daily rate £375 £363 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £120 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
Average hourly rate £10.68 £16.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% -38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
3 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
4 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) B2B
5 9 (26.47%) MS Office
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (23.53%) Lync
7 7 (20.59%) HTML
7 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 7 (20.59%) CSS
7 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
8 6 (17.65%) Web Services
8 6 (17.65%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) XSL
8 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.65%) Application Packaging
8 6 (17.65%) SCCM
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (14.71%) Sonus
9 5 (14.71%) PerformancePoint
9 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
9 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.71%) Information Architecture
9 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (14.71%) Taxonomies
9 5 (14.71%) Office Communications Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) Lync
3 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (14.71%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (26.47%) MS Office
3 5 (14.71%) InfoPath
4 4 (11.76%) MS Project
5 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) VoIP
1 5 (14.71%) Intranet
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
1 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) XSL
2 6 (17.65%) Application Packaging
3 5 (14.71%) XSLT
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) Velocity
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Taxonomies
2 3 (8.82%) Telematics
3 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) B2B
2 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Content Management
3 5 (14.71%) Information Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) MVC
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) VB
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 2 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSE
2 5 (14.71%) MCSA
2 5 (14.71%) MCTS
2 5 (14.71%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) UAG
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Avaya
1 5 (14.71%) Sonus
2 4 (11.76%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee
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