Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microsoft
West Sussex > Crawley
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 53 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 21.90% 18.71% 10.75%
As % of the Vendors category 44.54% 38.24% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 38
Crawley median daily rate £388 £370 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% -6.03% +23.05%
10th Percentile £121 £185 £151
90th Percentile £760 £420 £458
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year -5.37% -1.37% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Crawley median hourly rate £19.63 £43.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.14% +161.19% -1.47%
10th Percentile £15.79 £33.38 £14.75
90th Percentile £25.79 £55.13 £38.50
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -46.15% +103.13% -

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Crawley.

All Vendors
Crawley
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 119 136 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 49.17% 48.92% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 88 152
Crawley median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £143 £239 £242
90th Percentile £575 £477 £473
West Sussex median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +7.33% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Crawley median hourly rate £19.63 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.39% +20.00% +127.27%
10th Percentile £15.79 £34.00 £15.55
90th Percentile £25.79 £55.00 £38.75
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £21.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year -17.28% +28.21% +3.13%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Crawley.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Crawley

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Crawley.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Crawley

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Crawley over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Crawley

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 22 (41.51%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
3 17 (32.08%) ITIL
3 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
4 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
5 14 (26.42%) Migration
5 14 (26.42%) Office 365
6 12 (22.64%) IaaS
6 12 (22.64%) SDLC
6 12 (22.64%) SaaS
6 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (22.64%) TOGAF
6 12 (22.64%) Web Services
6 12 (22.64%) DNS
6 12 (22.64%) DHCP
7 11 (20.75%) Citrix
7 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
7 11 (20.75%) Change Management
7 11 (20.75%) Degree
7 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
8 10 (18.87%) Asset Management
9 9 (16.98%) IP Telephony
9 9 (16.98%) Service Management
9 9 (16.98%) SAP
9 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
9 9 (16.98%) Remote Desktop

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) Documentum
4 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Maximo
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (26.42%) Office 365
4 12 (22.64%) IaaS
4 12 (22.64%) SaaS
5 8 (15.09%) iPaaS
5 8 (15.09%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (7.55%) PaaS
7 3 (5.66%) Boomi
8 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) DHCP
1 12 (22.64%) DNS
2 9 (16.98%) IP Telephony
2 9 (16.98%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (9.43%) LAN
4 4 (7.55%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) PBX
6 1 (1.89%) Skype
6 1 (1.89%) VLAN
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.77%) OLAP
2 2 (3.77%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.32%) AWS Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Digital Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
3 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) ITIL
2 14 (26.42%) Migration
3 12 (22.64%) SDLC
3 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (22.64%) TOGAF
4 11 (20.75%) Change Management
4 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
5 10 (18.87%) Asset Management
5 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
6 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
6 9 (16.98%) Service Management
7 8 (15.09%) OO
7 8 (15.09%) RUP
7 8 (15.09%) UML
8 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
8 7 (13.21%) ETL
9 6 (11.32%) SEO
10 5 (9.43%) SOA
11 4 (7.55%) Content Management
11 4 (7.55%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MCITP
3 2 (3.77%) MCP
3 2 (3.77%) MCSA
3 2 (3.77%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) PMP
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) CISM
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.89%) SANS
4 1 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) COBIT
3 1 (1.89%) GDPR
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.66%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Citrix
2 9 (16.98%) SAP
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 8 (15.09%) Workday
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) OpenText
5 3 (5.66%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Kaseya
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) Apple
7 1 (1.89%) BT
7 1 (1.89%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.89%) Intel
7 1 (1.89%) NetApp
7 1 (1.89%) Qualys
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) Splunk
7 1 (1.89%) Tufin