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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
London / Harrow
Rank - 5 6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow - 13.04% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category - 18.75% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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 Harrow region.

Vendors Category
Harrow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 38.46% 69.57% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Median daily rate £515 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% +1.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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
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 11 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 19 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 Harrow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google