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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 27 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.62% 10.94% 13.07%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 28.87% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 9
Median daily rate £350 £339 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +50.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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 97 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.94% 37.89% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 80 21
Median daily rate £450 £350 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.57 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.24% +54.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) R
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) MVS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (10.00%) ERP
1 1 (10.00%) MVC
1 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (10.00%) SDLC
1 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
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