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 18 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.

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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 30 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.90% 11.26% 7.72%
As % of the Vendors category 25.42% 41.25% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 11
Average daily rate
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£213 £294 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% -26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £124 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £402 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -34.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
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
118 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 38.94% 27.30% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 43 42
Average daily rate £310 £333 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.76% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 4
Average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.86% -34.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £10.00 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £21.33 £27.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 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
Brighton -9 14 £256 -8.88% 13
Eastbourne 0 5 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
Hove - 1 £250 -
Lewes - - - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 40 (59.70%) MS Excel
2 31 (46.27%) Windows
3 23 (34.33%) SQL
4 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (26.87%) VMware
5 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
6 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
7 13 (19.40%) Juniper
7 13 (19.40%) SAN
8 12 (17.91%) HP
8 12 (17.91%) ITIL
8 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
8 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
9 11 (16.42%) SAS
9 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
9 11 (16.42%) Firewall
9 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (14.93%) MS Office
10 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (14.93%) SCCM
11 9 (13.43%) Visualisation
11 9 (13.43%) Predictive Analytics
11 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (13.43%) Analytics
11 9 (13.43%) Time Series Analysis
11 9 (13.43%) Windows XP
11 9 (13.43%) MCSE
11 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
1 12 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.42%) SAS
3 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 40 (59.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.93%) MS Office
3 3 (4.48%) MS Project
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) SAN
2 11 (16.42%) Firewall
3 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.94%) VPN
4 7 (10.45%) DNS
4 7 (10.45%) SSL
5 6 (8.96%) DHCP
6 5 (7.46%) LAN
6 5 (7.46%) VoIP
6 5 (7.46%) WAN
6 5 (7.46%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (5.97%) LDAP
8 3 (4.48%) MPLS
9 2 (2.99%) VLAN
9 2 (2.99%) NAS
9 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.99%) Wireless
10 1 (1.49%) SNMP
10 1 (1.49%) SSH
10 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.99%) MS Access
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.97%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
2 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
2 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.45%) Data Analyst
3 6 (8.96%) IT Support
4 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Coach
5 4 (5.97%) Business Data Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Software Packaging
2 5 (7.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.96%) Clustering
3 4 (5.97%) Replication
3 4 (5.97%) PKI
4 3 (4.48%) NHS
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.49%) PDA
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
6 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (13.43%) Windows XP
3 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) Linux
6 1 (1.49%) openSUSE
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) ITIL
2 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (13.43%) Predictive Analytics
3 9 (13.43%) Analytics
3 9 (13.43%) Time Series Analysis
4 7 (10.45%) Project Management
5 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.46%) Scrum
6 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.99%) Information Governance
8 2 (2.99%) Information Architecture
8 2 (2.99%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.99%) Time Management
8 2 (2.99%) Change Management
8 2 (2.99%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) VC++
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.49%) VBA
3 1 (1.49%) C++
3 1 (1.49%) Perl
3 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.43%) MCSE
3 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.48%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.99%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) vCloud
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) VMware
2 13 (19.40%) Juniper
3 12 (17.91%) HP
4 7 (10.45%) McAfee
5 4 (5.97%) 3PAR
5 4 (5.97%) Citrix
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.99%) WatchGuard
6 2 (2.99%) Avaya
6 2 (2.99%) CommVault
7 1 (1.49%) Apple
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) BT
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