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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 31 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.43% 13.07% 7.23%
As % of the Vendors category 15.05% 50.98% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £294 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% -24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £110 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £451 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.63 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.91% -36.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £13.94 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+5.84% -11.52%
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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
93 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 36.05% 25.63% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 26
Average daily rate £400 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Average hourly rate £31.15 £13.87 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.58% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £10.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.00 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 (51.52%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) SAS
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (21.21%) SAN
6 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
6 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco
7 6 (18.18%) VoIP
7 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.18%) Firewall
7 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.15%) NAS
8 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (15.15%) iSCSI
8 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.15%) DHCP
8 5 (15.15%) DNS
9 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) CCNA
9 4 (12.12%) CRM
9 4 (12.12%) MS Office
9 4 (12.12%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (27.27%) SAS
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
1 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.18%) VoIP
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) NAS
3 5 (15.15%) iSCSI
3 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
4 4 (12.12%) VLAN
5 3 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) MS Access
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Trac
1 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Data Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) IT Support
3 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Coach
5 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.12%) CRM
2 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.12%) Document Management
2 4 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (12.12%) Predictive Analytics
2 4 (12.12%) Scrum
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Analytics
2 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.12%) Time Series Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.06%) Information Governance
4 2 (6.06%) Information Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) VC++
3 3 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) CCNA
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco
1 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Avaya
2 4 (12.12%) Juniper
2 4 (12.12%) HP
2 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.06%) CommVault
4 1 (3.03%) Akamai
4 1 (3.03%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) BT
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy
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