The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 5.00% 25.00% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 50.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £180 £235 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.40% -44.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
Microsoft
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Crewe region.

Vendors Category
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 50.00% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £275 £235 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -43.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £9.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -44.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Crewe region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Crewe region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Crewe region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Crewe

Microsoft
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Crewe region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCT
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCT
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory