The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 8 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.02% 6.25% 9.52%
As % of the Vendors category 27.66% 13.95% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £413 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £179 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £413 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47 43 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 39.83% 44.79% 63.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 25
Median daily rate £500 £413 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £194 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Watford region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Watford region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Watford region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Watford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 8 (40.00%) Office 365
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Legal
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
5 5 (25.00%) SCCM
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (20.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (10.00%) Analytics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.00%) Camtasia
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
5 1 (5.00%) IaaS
5 1 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) e-Learning Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Instructional Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) VMS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Apple
1 2 (10.00%) AppSense
1 2 (10.00%) iManage
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Ariba
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas
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