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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Essex / Harlow
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harlow - - 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category - - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £260
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 £14.79
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.45%

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
0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harlow - - 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 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 Harlow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA

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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MOS
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco