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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 6 14 5
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 13.86% 8.38% 15.75%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 19.28% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Median daily rate £480 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.95% -23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £213 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £337 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.33% +1.01%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 56 83 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 55.45% 43.46% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 57 39
Median daily rate £394 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft in Crawley.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Crawley

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 15 (39.47%) MS Office
2 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (26.32%) Web Services
4 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
6 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (21.05%) SaaS
6 8 (21.05%) PaaS
6 8 (21.05%) IaaS
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
7 7 (18.42%) CRM
8 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
8 6 (15.79%) Firewall
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
8 6 (15.79%) IT Strategy
8 6 (15.79%) DevOps
8 6 (15.79%) Office 365
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) Boomi
9 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (13.16%) Network Security
9 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.16%) Dell

Microsoft
Top Related 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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Office
2 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.89%) MS Project
5 1 (2.63%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.05%) IaaS
2 8 (21.05%) PaaS
2 8 (21.05%) SaaS
3 6 (15.79%) Office 365
4 5 (13.16%) Boomi
5 2 (5.26%) iPaaS
5 2 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) Network Security
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) DHCP
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) ADSL
4 3 (7.89%) NAS
4 3 (7.89%) SSL
4 3 (7.89%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Process Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Support
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) RESTful
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.63%) COM
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) JSTL
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (18.42%) CRM
3 6 (15.79%) DevOps
3 6 (15.79%) IT Strategy
3 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) Benchmarking
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (7.89%) Line Management
6 3 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (7.89%) Network Design
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VB
2 1 (2.63%) VB6
2 1 (2.63%) VC++
2 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) ISEB
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) MCSD
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Dell
2 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Apple
3 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
3 3 (7.89%) SonicWALL
3 3 (7.89%) Veeam
4 2 (5.26%) Ariba
4 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) Concur
4 2 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Juniper
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) F5
5 1 (2.63%) Planview
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