Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 London > Harrow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 12 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Harrow 10.53% 17.65% 28.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 20.93% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Harrow median daily rate £318 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.81% -10.00% +220.00%
10th Percentile £223 £248 £349
90th Percentile £405 £467 £425
West London median daily rate £391 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +11.64% +2.94% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Harrow median hourly rate - - -
West London median hourly rate £17.38 £16.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.60% -18.50% +42.45%

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 Harrow.

All Vendors
Harrow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 14 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Harrow 73.68% 84.31% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 10
Harrow median daily rate £500 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.47% +31.11%
10th Percentile £430 £350 £205
90th Percentile £575 £511 £426
West London median daily rate £446 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +8.78% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Harrow median hourly rate - - -
West London median hourly rate £18.25 £17.98 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.53% -2.84% +31.77%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Harrow

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Harrow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Harrow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 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 Harrow region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management

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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL