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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 December 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 23 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.88% 7.26% 5.94%
As % of the Vendors category 25.58% 27.42% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £320 £305 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £186 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £435 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.80% -
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
43 62 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 22.99% 26.50% 34.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 39
Median daily rate £320 £310 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £435 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Median hourly rate £20.75 £18.50 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £10.00 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £26.60 £32.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) Games
4 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 7 (41.18%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) XSLT
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (29.41%) Online Games
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) Advertising
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
9 2 (11.76%) Android
9 2 (11.76%) iPhone
9 2 (11.76%) XPath
9 2 (11.76%) JSTL
9 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (11.76%) C++
9 2 (11.76%) CSS3

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (47.06%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) XSLT
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) JSTL
6 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (5.88%) COM
7 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Online Games
2 2 (11.76%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Android Development
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) XPath
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) APMP
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) DoubleClick
1 1 (5.88%) Google