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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 34 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 15.32% 15.43% 4.20%
As % of the Vendors category 38.20% 47.17% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 3
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£308 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £106 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £445 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
89 53 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 40.09% 32.72% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 26 15
Average daily rate £350 £295 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -19.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £111 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.38% -38.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 13 (27.08%) Scrum
6 12 (25.00%) Python
7 11 (22.92%) VC++
7 11 (22.92%) C++
7 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.92%) Automation Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Finance
8 9 (18.75%) SQL
8 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 8 (16.67%) .NET
10 7 (14.58%) VMware
10 7 (14.58%) C#
10 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.50%) SAN
11 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (12.50%) Data Management
12 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
12 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
12 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Firewall
12 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
13 4 (8.33%) SAS
13 4 (8.33%) VoIP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.33%) SAS
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Lync
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.08%) MS Project
4 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) assyst
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.50%) SAN
3 5 (10.42%) Firewall
4 4 (8.33%) VoIP
4 4 (8.33%) DNS
4 4 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.25%) NAS
5 3 (6.25%) DHCP
6 2 (4.17%) LAN
6 2 (4.17%) WAN
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (4.17%) VLAN
6 2 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (2.08%) MPLS
7 1 (2.08%) Intranet
7 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) OLAP
4 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Trac
3 1 (2.08%) MSTest
3 1 (2.08%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.08%) ERwin
3 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Private Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Software Engineer
1 11 (22.92%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) IT Support
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Coach
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.08%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.17%) HTML5
3 2 (4.17%) WCF
3 2 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) MDX
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.08%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.08%) Social Network
3 1 (2.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) Video Editing
3 1 (2.08%) PDA
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.08%) Scrum
4 11 (22.92%) Automation Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Data Management
6 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) Validation
7 4 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Master Data Management
8 3 (6.25%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) User Stories
8 3 (6.25%) Code Coverage
8 3 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (4.17%) ETL
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL
9 2 (4.17%) OOP
9 2 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Python
2 11 (22.92%) VC++
2 11 (22.92%) C++
3 9 (18.75%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) VB
5 2 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) MCSE
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) vCloud
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Nagios
1 2 (4.17%) vMotion
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) VMware
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco
2 4 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) EMC
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix
3 2 (4.17%) Avaya
3 2 (4.17%) Juniper
3 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.17%) Capita
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.08%) Akamai
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata
4 1 (2.08%) Remedy
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) CA
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
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