The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 21 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 27 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.64% 14.04% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 20.77% 27.47% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 18
Median daily rate £418 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
Microsoft
London

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

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
130 91 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 46.43% 51.12% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 64 37
Median daily rate £450 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.58 £27.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
3 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.53%) SQL
5 12 (22.64%) ITIL
5 12 (22.64%) Citrix
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (22.64%) Local Government
6 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
6 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
6 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
7 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
8 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
8 9 (16.98%) Oracle
8 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
9 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (15.09%) HTML
9 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
9 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (15.09%) Migration
9 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (15.09%) Network Management
9 8 (15.09%) Resource Management
10 7 (13.21%) VMware
10 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
10 7 (13.21%) XML
10 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
11 6 (11.32%) Windows 10

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
1 5 (9.43%) Network Security
2 3 (5.66%) LAN
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications
2 3 (5.66%) WAN
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Power BI
3 3 (5.66%) GIS
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.77%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) QlikView
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
2 1 (1.89%) NUnit
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (22.64%) Local Government
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Architect
2 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 4 (7.55%) DBA
4 4 (7.55%) Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.55%) SQL DBA
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Applications Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Network Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Services Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) HTML
2 7 (13.21%) XML
3 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
3 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.66%) .NET
4 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.66%) CSS
4 3 (5.66%) HTML5
4 3 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (5.66%) XSL
5 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.77%) WCF
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.89%) COM
6 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.89%) jQuery
6 1 (1.89%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.66%) Replication
3 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.89%) BYOD
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.89%) RIA
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
7 5 (9.43%) CentOS
7 5 (9.43%) Linux
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.77%) Unix
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 8 (15.09%) Network Management
3 8 (15.09%) Resource Management
3 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.32%) Change Management
4 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (9.43%) Network Security Management
5 5 (9.43%) OO
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
5 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Security Management
5 5 (9.43%) Service Management
6 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.55%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.55%) VBScript
5 3 (5.66%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) VBA
6 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.32%) MCSA
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) Government Security Classifications
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (9.43%) XenApp
3 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
1 5 (9.43%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Citrix
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) VMware
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco
4 6 (11.32%) ServiceNow
5 5 (9.43%) AppSense
5 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
5 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.55%) Dell
7 3 (5.66%) Sun
8 2 (3.77%) Sybase
9 1 (1.89%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) Lumension
9 1 (1.89%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.89%) Progress
9 1 (1.89%) SAP
9 1 (1.89%) Sophos
9 1 (1.89%) Veeam
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