The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Brighton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 33 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.28% 9.30% 6.78%
As % of the Vendors category 51.56% 44.44% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
Vendors Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
64 27 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 33.51% 20.93% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 39
Average daily rate £345 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £19.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £23.33 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microsoft
East Sussex

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) SQL Server
3 27 (45.00%) .NET
4 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 21 (35.00%) MS Office
6 20 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 19 (31.67%) C#
8 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 14 (23.33%) SharePoint
10 14 (23.33%) SQL
10 14 (23.33%) Scrum
11 13 (21.67%) WinForms
11 13 (21.67%) TDD
11 13 (21.67%) HTML
11 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
11 13 (21.67%) XML
11 13 (21.67%) Windows XP
11 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
11 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (20.00%) LINQ
12 12 (20.00%) jQuery
13 11 (18.33%) NUnit
13 11 (18.33%) Subversion
13 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (18.33%) Hudson
13 11 (18.33%) SpecFlow
13 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
14 10 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.33%) MTS
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.67%) Lync
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (35.00%) MS Office
2 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) VPN
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) QSIG
4 1 (1.67%) H.323
4 1 (1.67%) DPNSS
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) PBX
4 1 (1.67%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) MPLS
4 1 (1.67%) CTI
4 1 (1.67%) SNMP
4 1 (1.67%) IPv4
4 1 (1.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (48.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 11 (18.33%) NUnit
2 11 (18.33%) Subversion
2 11 (18.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (18.33%) Hudson
2 11 (18.33%) SpecFlow
2 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Billing
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Architect
5 8 (13.33%) Programmer
5 8 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (11.67%) C# Programmer
6 7 (11.67%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (11.67%) Software Programmer
7 6 (10.00%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) .NET
2 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (21.67%) WinForms
3 13 (21.67%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) XML
4 12 (20.00%) LINQ
4 12 (20.00%) jQuery
5 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (11.67%) WCF
8 6 (10.00%) Software Packaging
8 6 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (6.67%) COM+
10 3 (5.00%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (3.33%) ADO.NET
11 2 (3.33%) DCOM
11 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.33%) iPad
1 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.67%) IVR
2 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (21.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) SUSE
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Scrum
2 13 (21.67%) TDD
2 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (11.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) MVC
5 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.33%) Migration
5 5 (8.33%) DSDM
5 5 (8.33%) CRM
6 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.00%) Web Development
8 2 (3.33%) RDF
8 2 (3.33%) SOA
8 2 (3.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) C#
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.00%) VB
4 6 (10.00%) VB6
5 2 (3.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) APMP
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.67%) CCVP
2 1 (1.67%) CCA
2 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.67%) CCIE
2 1 (1.67%) CCNP
2 1 (1.67%) CCNA
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
4 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) Xen
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) VMware
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco
3 6 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Verint
5 1 (1.67%) Veeam
5 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.67%) Kofax
5 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.67%) Avaya
5 1 (1.67%) Juniper
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
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