The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 18.52% 20.00% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 21.74% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £290 £369 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.35% +195.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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 Harrow region.

Vendors Category
Harrow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 85.19% 60.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 3
Median daily rate £400 £330 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +164.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Harrow

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Harrow

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Harrow

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Harrow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) SOLID
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) EPiServer CMS
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) SOLID
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) vCloud
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat