The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Harlow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harlow 100.00% 29.41% -
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 83.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.87 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.44%
Microsoft
Essex

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

Vendors Category
Harlow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harlow 100.00% 35.29% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £264 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.77% -24.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
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 Harlow

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Harlow

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Harlow

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Harlow

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Harlow

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Harlow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harlow

For the 6 months to 6 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 Harlow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) CMMI
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) MOS
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harlow 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Life Science
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CMMI
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) MOS
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9000
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Sage