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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 13.64% 13.16% 32.35%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 31.25% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £360 £313 £134
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +133.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £243 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £383 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £20.19 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.03 £15.13 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.31%
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
15 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 68.18% 42.11% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £360 £313 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +134.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £243 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £383 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.19 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.27%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Crewe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Crewe region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Typography
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Platform Development

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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSRS Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Cross-Platform Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Typography
2 1 (25.00%) OCR
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL