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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 27 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 12.92% 17.11% 10.08%
As % of the Vendors category 39.71% 50.00% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £110 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £14.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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
68 64 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 32.54% 34.22% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 13
Average daily rate £333 £338 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £39.50 £14.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.19% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
3 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
5 10 (24.39%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
5 10 (24.39%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) Python
6 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
7 8 (19.51%) VC++
7 8 (19.51%) C++
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
7 8 (19.51%) .NET
7 8 (19.51%) Finance
7 8 (19.51%) Automation Testing
8 7 (17.07%) C#
8 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
9 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (14.63%) SAS
9 6 (14.63%) VMware
9 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
10 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
10 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.20%) SAN
11 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (9.76%) HP
11 4 (9.76%) Cisco
11 4 (9.76%) DNS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.63%) SAS
3 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) Lync
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.20%) SAN
3 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) VoIP
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
4 3 (7.32%) NAS
5 2 (4.88%) VLAN
5 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.44%) FTP
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) Intranet
6 1 (2.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP
5 1 (2.44%) MS Access
5 1 (2.44%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Toad
3 1 (2.44%) ERwin
3 1 (2.44%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) MSTest
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Trac
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Private Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Coach
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) WCF
3 2 (4.88%) jQuery
3 2 (4.88%) HTML5
3 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.88%) Clustering
1 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) PDA
2 1 (2.44%) Statistics
2 1 (2.44%) Video Editing
2 1 (2.44%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.44%) Social Network
2 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) zOS
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
3 10 (24.39%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) Automation Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Validation
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) Code Coverage
8 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 3 (7.32%) Web Development
9 2 (4.88%) Analytics
9 2 (4.88%) ETL
9 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.88%) Time Series Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Coaching
9 2 (4.88%) ITIL
9 2 (4.88%) OOP
9 2 (4.88%) OO
9 2 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Python
3 8 (19.51%) VC++
3 8 (19.51%) C++
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) VB6
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) MCSE
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) vCloud
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Nagios
1 2 (4.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
1 2 (4.88%) vMotion
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) VMware
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
2 4 (9.76%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) EMC
3 2 (4.88%) Avaya
3 2 (4.88%) Juniper
3 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.44%) Akamai
4 1 (2.44%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.44%) CA
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
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