Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crewe 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 19 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
Cheshire > Crewe
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crewe 9.57% 2.94% 17.95%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 5.00% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Crewe median daily rate £325 - £218
10th Percentile £275 - £166
90th Percentile £488 - £239
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.04% -8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Crewe median hourly rate £24.00 - £9.00
10th Percentile £22.00 - £8.70
90th Percentile £26.00 - £9.70
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.52% +6.14% -6.67%

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 Crewe.

All Vendors
Crewe
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 12 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crewe 12.77% 58.82% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 12
Crewe median daily rate £325 £275 £224
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +22.91% -46.41%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £179
90th Percentile £506 £419 £439
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Crewe median hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £9.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.52% +54.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22.00 £13.75 £8.74
90th Percentile £26.00 £15.25 £19.76
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.77
% change year-on-year -12.52% -5.77% -1.44%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Crewe

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Crewe

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Crewe

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crewe

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Crewe over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Crewe

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crewe

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Crewe

For the 6 months to 19 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 Crewe region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 3 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) Trello
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) Slack
3 3 (33.33%) Reference Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crewe 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Slack
1 3 (33.33%) Trello
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 3 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Applications Support
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 3 (33.33%) Reference Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Avaya
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) VMware