The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East Sussex 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 3 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 50 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 16.56% 10.00% 6.60%
As % of the Vendors category 45.87% 36.84% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 2
Average daily rate £350 £520 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% +80.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £354 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +82.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £19.38 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £79.17 £11.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
Vendors Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
109 57 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 36.09% 27.14% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 28 48
Average daily rate £331 £515 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.67% +28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 9
Average hourly rate £15.94 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.10% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £19.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £23.33 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Microsoft
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +8 33 £350 -4.10% 10
Bexhill-On-Sea - 3 - -
Hove - 1 - -
Crowborough - - - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (63.54%) Windows
2 32 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 31 (32.29%) MS Excel
3 31 (32.29%) Windows 7
4 28 (29.17%) .NET
4 28 (29.17%) MS Office
5 25 (26.04%) Active Directory
5 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET
6 21 (21.88%) Visual Studio
7 20 (20.83%) C#
7 20 (20.83%) SQL
8 18 (18.75%) Cisco
9 17 (17.71%) Windows XP
10 15 (15.63%) SharePoint
10 15 (15.63%) VMware
11 14 (14.58%) Migration
11 14 (14.58%) Scrum
11 14 (14.58%) WinForms
12 13 (13.54%) TDD
12 13 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (13.54%) HTML
12 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.54%) XML
13 12 (12.50%) LINQ
13 12 (12.50%) jQuery
13 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
14 11 (11.46%) Hudson
14 11 (11.46%) SpecFlow

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (10.42%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.42%) Lync
4 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.17%) SAS
5 4 (4.17%) IIS
5 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.08%) MTS
7 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 31 (32.29%) MS Excel
2 28 (29.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) VPN
2 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.25%) WAN
3 6 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.21%) iSCSI
4 5 (5.21%) Firewall
4 5 (5.21%) MPLS
4 5 (5.21%) Internet
4 5 (5.21%) DNS
5 3 (3.13%) LAN
6 2 (2.08%) PBX
6 2 (2.08%) SAN
7 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.04%) DPNSS
7 1 (1.04%) QSIG
7 1 (1.04%) H.323
7 1 (1.04%) CTI
7 1 (1.04%) VoIP
7 1 (1.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.21%) MySQL
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.04%) OLAP
7 1 (1.04%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.46%) Hudson
2 11 (11.46%) SpecFlow
2 11 (11.46%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (11.46%) NUnit
2 11 (11.46%) Subversion
3 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.04%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.04%) Selenium
4 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (9.38%) Local Government
1 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Billing
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Developer
2 13 (13.54%) .NET Developer
3 12 (12.50%) Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 9 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 9 (9.38%) Architect
5 8 (8.33%) Programmer
5 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (7.29%) C# Programmer
6 7 (7.29%) Software Programmer
6 7 (7.29%) .NET Programmer
7 6 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.17%) .NET
2 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET
3 14 (14.58%) WinForms
4 13 (13.54%) HTML
4 13 (13.54%) XML
5 12 (12.50%) LINQ
5 12 (12.50%) jQuery
6 9 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.29%) WCF
9 6 (6.25%) Software Packaging
9 6 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (4.17%) COM+
11 3 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (2.08%) DCOM
12 2 (2.08%) ADO.NET
12 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (1.04%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (1.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.08%) iPhone
2 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.04%) Open Source
3 1 (1.04%) IVR
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.04%) Clustering
3 1 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 61 (63.54%) Windows
2 31 (32.29%) Windows 7
3 17 (17.71%) Windows XP
4 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.33%) Linux
6 6 (6.25%) SUSE
7 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.58%) Migration
1 14 (14.58%) Scrum
2 13 (13.54%) TDD
2 13 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (9.38%) ITIL
4 7 (7.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (6.25%) MVC
5 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (5.21%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.21%) CRM
6 5 (5.21%) DSDM
7 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.17%) Project Management
7 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (4.17%) Network Design
7 4 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) C#
1 20 (20.83%) SQL
2 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.25%) VB
3 6 (6.25%) VB6
4 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (2.08%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.08%) C
6 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.17%) CCA
4 4 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.13%) CCNA
6 2 (2.08%) MCP
6 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) APMP
7 1 (1.04%) MCPD
7 1 (1.04%) CCVP
7 1 (1.04%) ISEB
7 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.04%) MCSE
7 1 (1.04%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.04%) MCSD
7 1 (1.04%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (26.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.21%) vSphere
4 4 (4.17%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.13%) XenServer
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.04%) Xen
7 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Puppet
2 3 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Cisco
2 15 (15.63%) VMware
3 9 (9.38%) HP
4 7 (7.29%) Citrix
5 4 (4.17%) Juniper
5 4 (4.17%) Veeam
5 4 (4.17%) WatchGuard
6 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.08%) Symantec
7 1 (1.04%) Verint
7 1 (1.04%) Kofax
7 1 (1.04%) NetApp
7 1 (1.04%) StorageTek
7 1 (1.04%) Avaya
7 1 (1.04%) SAP
7 1 (1.04%) Cognos
7 1 (1.04%) IBM
Brighton, East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £110.00 per day + milage
Posted: 13 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £43864.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago