Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Harlow 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
Essex > Harlow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Harlow 33.33% 54.55% 21.95%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 75.00% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Harlow median daily rate - £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +14.29%
Essex median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Harlow median hourly rate - £16.50 -
Essex median hourly rate £13.88 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.91% - +1.04%

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 Harlow.

All Vendors
Harlow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Harlow 33.33% 72.73% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Harlow median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Harlow median hourly rate - £16.50 -
Essex median hourly rate £16.47 £29.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -44.19% +55.26% +15.15%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Harlow

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Harlow

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Harlow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Harlow

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Harlow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Harlow

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 Harlow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Harlow 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CMMI
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000