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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 7.84% - -
As % of the Vendors category 10.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
37 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 72.55% 42.86% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 3
Average daily rate £480 £205 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.14% -4.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) SOLID
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SOLID
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat