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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.88% 3.08% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.50% 20.45% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £14.63 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -19.70%
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
40 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.82% 15.07% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 12
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £31.15 £11.94 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.99% -47.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Eastbourne - 5 - -
Brighton -13 4 £413 +32.00% 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) MS Exchange
4 13 (56.52%) MCSE
5 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
5 12 (52.17%) VMware
6 11 (47.83%) SAN
6 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
6 11 (47.83%) SQL
6 11 (47.83%) ITIL
7 10 (43.48%) HP
7 10 (43.48%) Juniper
7 10 (43.48%) Firewall
7 10 (43.48%) SCCM
8 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
9 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (26.09%) McAfee
10 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (26.09%) CCNA
10 6 (26.09%) DHCP
10 6 (26.09%) MCP
10 6 (26.09%) VPN
10 6 (26.09%) DNS
10 6 (26.09%) SSL
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco
10 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (26.09%) Software Packaging

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) SAS
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) SAN
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 6 (26.09%) VPN
3 6 (26.09%) DNS
3 6 (26.09%) SSL
4 5 (21.74%) NAS
4 5 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) VoIP
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
5 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Server Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technician
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Document Management
2 4 (17.39%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) MCSE
2 6 (26.09%) CCNA
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) vCloud
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Juniper
3 10 (43.48%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) McAfee
5 4 (17.39%) Avaya
5 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
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