The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Harrow 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 June 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
London / Harrow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 6 2
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Harrow 100.00% 13.33% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 19.05% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £290 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -14.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.21% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

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 Harrow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Harrow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3 21 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Harrow 100.00% 70.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 3
Median daily rate £425 £395 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +19.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Harrow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Harrow 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 Harrow

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Harrow

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Harrow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Harrow

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Harrow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Threat Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) CSS

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Harrow 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Threat Management
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS