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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
London / Croydon
Rank 16 24 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 10.33% 4.81% 29.36%
As % of the Vendors category 24.18% 25.49% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 27
Median daily rate £450 £295 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.95%

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
91 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 42.72% 18.89% 53.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 43
Median daily rate £450 £418 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
3 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
5 9 (23.08%) Migration
6 8 (20.51%) MS Project
6 8 (20.51%) MCSE
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (20.51%) CCIE
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
7 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
7 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
7 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
7 7 (17.95%) VMware
8 6 (15.38%) Clustering
8 6 (15.38%) Firewall
8 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.38%) Retail
8 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (12.82%) High Availability
9 5 (12.82%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management

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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Project
2 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) MS Office
4 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.13%) CA PPM
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) MPLS
2 5 (12.82%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (12.82%) SSL
2 5 (12.82%) VLAN
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.69%) Power BI
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) GIS
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.56%) QlikView
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MSI
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Law
3 3 (7.69%) Local Government
4 2 (5.13%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Active Directory Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Programme Planner
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (5.13%) CRM Manager
6 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) IT Support
6 2 (5.13%) Mac Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Planner
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) COM
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) EPoS
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.82%) Unix
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Migration
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Critical Path Analysis
3 5 (12.82%) Dependency Management
3 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.82%) High Availability
3 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.82%) Server Building
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Multichannel Retail
4 4 (10.26%) Network Design
4 4 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Release Management
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) VB
3 2 (5.13%) VBA
3 2 (5.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (20.51%) CCIE
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (20.51%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) CCNA
4 4 (10.26%) CCNP
4 4 (10.26%) MCITP
4 4 (10.26%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.56%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) CA
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) AppSense
4 1 (2.56%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.56%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.56%) Snow
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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