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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 20.83% 28.57% 23.08%
As % of the Vendors category 23.81% 50.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £488 £400 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +220.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
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
21 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 87.50% 57.14% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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
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 29 September 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 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Google
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Publishing
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Intranet
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Transition Management
4 2 (22.22%) Zephyr
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) WSUS
5 1 (11.11%) SOLID
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Zenoss

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%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Zephyr
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Service Transition Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Transition Manager
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Architect
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Kanban
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Transition Management
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) SOLID
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
1 1 (11.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) VMware