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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.63% 7.63% 6.59%
As % of the Vendors category 26.00% 34.48% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 6
Average daily rate
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£353 £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £243 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £15.37 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
100 58 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 37.04% 22.14% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 24 30
Average daily rate £338 £269 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% -28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £19.91 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 2015, 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 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 19 (31.67%) Active Directory
5 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 17 (28.33%) VMware
7 16 (26.67%) SAN
7 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
9 14 (23.33%) DNS
10 13 (21.67%) DHCP
10 13 (21.67%) Finance
10 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (21.67%) VLAN
10 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (21.67%) IaaS
11 12 (20.00%) vMotion
11 12 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (20.00%) vCloud
11 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 12 (20.00%) SaaS
11 12 (20.00%) PaaS
11 12 (20.00%) NAS
12 11 (18.33%) LAN
13 10 (16.67%) WLAN
13 10 (16.67%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.33%) SAS
5 3 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Project
3 3 (5.00%) MS Office
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (21.67%) IaaS
2 12 (20.00%) SaaS
2 12 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) SAN
2 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (23.33%) DNS
3 13 (21.67%) DHCP
3 13 (21.67%) VLAN
4 12 (20.00%) NAS
4 12 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (18.33%) LAN
6 10 (16.67%) WLAN
7 2 (3.33%) VoIP
7 2 (3.33%) VPN
7 2 (3.33%) Network Security
7 2 (3.33%) Firewall
8 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.33%) DB2
8 1 (1.67%) OLAP
8 1 (1.67%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Toad
1 2 (3.33%) ERwin
1 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) MSTest
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Architect
5 7 (11.67%) Data Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) DBA
7 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.00%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.00%) Senior DBA
7 3 (5.00%) Senior SQL DBA
7 3 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Network Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) CSS
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.00%) WCF
3 3 (5.00%) jQuery
3 3 (5.00%) HTML5
3 3 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) zOS
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.67%) Scrum
3 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 9 (15.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (11.67%) Data Management
6 7 (11.67%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 4 (6.67%) Master Data Management
8 3 (5.00%) User Stories
8 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.00%) Time Series Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Analytics
8 3 (5.00%) Code Coverage
8 3 (5.00%) OOP
8 3 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) C++
2 9 (15.00%) VC++
2 9 (15.00%) Python
3 8 (13.33%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.67%) VB
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
2 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) vMotion
2 2 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) VMware
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) EMC
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) CA
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) Teradata
4 2 (3.33%) Capita
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Informatica
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
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