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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 27 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.85% 18.00% 10.79%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 59.02% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £110 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £520 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £14.44 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
85 61 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 34.27% 30.50% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 24
Average daily rate £400 £335 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £454 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £14.44 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.12% -31.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.36 £13.87 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £19.75 £23.33
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.00%) SAS
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.67%) SAN
6 5 (16.67%) Firewall
6 5 (16.67%) VMware
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco
7 4 (13.33%) MS Office
7 4 (13.33%) VoIP
7 4 (13.33%) Python
7 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.00%) NAS
8 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
8 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (10.00%) MS Access
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.00%) SAS
3 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.33%) Lync
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) VoIP
4 3 (10.00%) DHCP
4 3 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) MPLS
4 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (10.00%) NAS
5 2 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) Intranet
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.00%) MS Access
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Toad
1 1 (3.33%) ERwin
1 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Trac
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Private Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XSLT
3 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) NHS
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) Video Editing
2 1 (3.33%) Copywriting
2 1 (3.33%) Social Network
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) zOS
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (13.33%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
3 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.67%) Time Series Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Coaching
4 2 (6.67%) Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Document Management
4 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Web Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) VC++
3 3 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nagios
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) CommVault
3 2 (6.67%) Avaya
3 2 (6.67%) Juniper
3 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.33%) Akamai
4 1 (3.33%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.33%) CA
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) BT
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
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