The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 28 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.68% 9.59% 8.53%
As % of the Vendors category 22.58% 25.74% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 3
Median daily rate £320 £353 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £303 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 16
Median hourly rate - £18.68 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
Microsoft
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Vendors Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 101 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.32% 37.27% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 85 25
Median daily rate £375 £338 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.68 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.36% -6.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Brighton region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Games
3 5 (41.67%) Online Games
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) iPhone
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Android Development
5 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 2 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) APMP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Online Games
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Android Development
2 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) APMP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP