The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 July 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.37% 3.81% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.63% 30.95% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £130 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.60% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.44 £17.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.97% -11.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.88 £17.29
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -8.18%
Microsoft Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.81% 12.32% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 17
Average daily rate £355 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £150 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £445 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.44 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.97% -13.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the East Sussex region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the East Sussex region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -17 5 £425 +286.36% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Senior DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Patching
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix