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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 18 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.73% 6.34% 7.38%
As % of the Vendors category 25.86% 22.81% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate
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£263 £288 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £275 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £377 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.75 £14.63 £21.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.36% -33.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.33 £21.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.53 £14.93 £22.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
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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
58 57 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 26.01% 27.80% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 35
Average daily rate £375 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.91 £12.13 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.20% -42.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 19 (52.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) ITIL
4 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 8 (22.22%) SAS
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (19.44%) Software Packaging
7 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
8 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
8 6 (16.67%) Analytics
8 6 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
9 5 (13.89%) QA
9 5 (13.89%) Firewall
9 5 (13.89%) SAN
10 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (11.11%) VoIP
10 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 4 (11.11%) MS Office
10 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (8.33%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (22.22%) SAS
3 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Lync
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (52.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) MPLS
3 2 (5.56%) VLAN
3 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) MS Access
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
1 1 (2.78%) Billing
1 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) IT Support
4 4 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.78%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
3 6 (16.67%) Analytics
3 6 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Information Governance
6 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.56%) Document Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) ITSM
7 1 (2.78%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.33%) MCP
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco
1 3 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Avaya
2 2 (5.56%) Juniper
2 2 (5.56%) CommVault
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) BT
3 1 (2.78%) Dell
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
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