The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 22 August 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.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 15 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 35 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.97% 9.25% 10.68%
As % of the Vendors category 28.93% 35.06% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £303 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.48%
Microsoft
South East

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

Vendors Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
121 77 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 31.03% 26.37% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 58
Average daily rate £275 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £251 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +76.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Microsoft
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 within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brighton +4 21 £225 -40.00% 10
Lewes -11 2 £325 - 1
Eastbourne - 2 - -
Hove -1 1 £320 -16.99%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 36 (46.75%) Windows
2 32 (41.56%) MS Excel
3 25 (32.47%) Windows 7
4 19 (24.68%) SQL
5 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
5 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
6 15 (19.48%) Windows XP
7 14 (18.18%) ITIL
8 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
9 11 (14.29%) MS Office
9 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 11 (14.29%) SAS
9 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (11.69%) VMware
11 9 (11.69%) Software Packaging
12 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.39%) Cisco
13 7 (9.09%) Citrix
13 7 (9.09%) .NET
13 7 (9.09%) Firewall
13 7 (9.09%) Visualisation
13 7 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
13 7 (9.09%) Analytics
13 7 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
14 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.29%) SAS
3 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.60%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (41.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) VPN
3 4 (5.19%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.19%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) SSL
4 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.60%) SAN
5 1 (1.30%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) SNMP
5 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.30%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.30%) SSH
5 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) MS Access
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) NUnit
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Hudson
2 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Analyst
2 10 (12.99%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Developer
4 7 (9.09%) IT Support
5 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.49%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Data Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Business Data Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) Software Packaging
2 7 (9.09%) .NET
3 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
5 3 (3.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (3.90%) WCF
6 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) LINQ
6 2 (2.60%) jQuery
6 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (2.60%) WinForms
7 1 (1.30%) COM+
7 1 (1.30%) CSS
7 1 (1.30%) XML
7 1 (1.30%) HTML5
7 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.60%) Clustering
2 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) PMI
3 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.75%) Windows
2 25 (32.47%) Windows 7
3 15 (19.48%) Windows XP
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.30%) Linux
8 1 (1.30%) openSUSE
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) ITIL
2 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
3 7 (9.09%) Analytics
3 7 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
4 5 (6.49%) Project Management
4 5 (6.49%) Migration
5 4 (5.19%) Network Design
5 4 (5.19%) Change Management
6 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.90%) Service Management
6 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.90%) MVC
6 3 (3.90%) Data Management
6 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) Web Development
7 2 (2.60%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.60%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.19%) C#
4 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.60%) VB6
5 2 (2.60%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) VBA
6 1 (1.30%) Perl
6 1 (1.30%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.49%) MCP
4 4 (5.19%) MCSE
4 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.19%) CCA
4 4 (5.19%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.90%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.30%) MCSD
6 1 (1.30%) APMP
6 1 (1.30%) CIPD
6 1 (1.30%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Server
2 4 (5.19%) vSphere
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) XenApp
3 2 (2.60%) XenServer
3 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
1 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) VMware
2 8 (10.39%) Cisco
3 7 (9.09%) Citrix
4 6 (7.79%) WatchGuard
4 6 (7.79%) Juniper
5 4 (5.19%) Veeam
6 3 (3.90%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) McAfee
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle
8 1 (1.30%) Kofax
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