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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 16 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.52% 5.66% 13.37%
As % of the Vendors category 35.00% 16.85% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £451 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £26.60 £19.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +29.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
40 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 27.21% 33.58% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 58 28
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 5
Average hourly rate £26.60 £31.15 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +118.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) VMware
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (37.50%) vCloud
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 8 (33.33%) vSphere
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
8 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (20.83%) CRM
10 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (16.67%) DHCP
11 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.67%) DNS
11 4 (16.67%) VBA
11 4 (16.67%) HTML
11 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (16.67%) HTML5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) NAS
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Ant
1 1 (4.17%) ERwin
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) HTML5
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (20.83%) CRM
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Presales
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Document Management
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) VBA
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) CCNP
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) vCloud
2 8 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (8.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) vMotion
2 2 (8.33%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Acronis
3 2 (8.33%) Avaya
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Dell
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
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