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 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 23.08% 25.00% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 37.50% 50.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £125 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -67.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 61.54% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate £338 £125 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -67.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (66.67%) Intranet
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Planner
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google