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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 5.00% 5.26% 29.17%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 12.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £165 £413 £122
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +238.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
16 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 80.00% 42.11% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £165 £413 £122
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +238.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Trainer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Trainer
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Trainer
3 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy