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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 18.18% 8.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 26.67% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
15 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 68.18% 25.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate £490 £650 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% +134.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £650 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Author
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Author
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Planner
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Database Theory
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database Theory
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) vCloud
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) VMware