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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 16.67% - 5.56%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -17.27%
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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
12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 50.00% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) OOP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) LINQ
1 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory