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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 33 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.91% 9.73% 10.73%
As % of the Vendors category 28.21% 36.71% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.15% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £160 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £423 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
117 79 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 35.14% 26.51% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 50
Average daily rate £290 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £203 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.33 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.69% +37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £17.99 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £28.67 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +12 21 £170 -54.66% 15
Eastbourne - 2 - - 5
Bexhill-On-Sea - 2 - -
Lewes - 2 £375 -
Hove +2 1 - - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (49.38%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) MS Excel
3 24 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
5 20 (24.69%) SQL
6 16 (19.75%) .NET
6 16 (19.75%) SharePoint
6 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
7 15 (18.52%) MS Office
7 15 (18.52%) ASP.NET
8 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
9 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
9 12 (14.81%) VMware
9 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (12.35%) Visual Studio
11 9 (11.11%) ITIL
11 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (9.88%) C#
12 8 (9.88%) SAS
12 8 (9.88%) Cisco
13 7 (8.64%) Citrix
13 7 (8.64%) Firewall
13 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (7.41%) WatchGuard
14 6 (7.41%) Software Packaging
14 6 (7.41%) Migration

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (19.75%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.88%) SAS
5 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.70%) IIS
7 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.47%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.23%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (34.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) VPN
3 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.94%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) SAN
4 2 (2.47%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.23%) OLTP
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.23%) MS Access
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.23%) MySQL
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.94%) SpecFlow
2 4 (4.94%) Hudson
2 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.94%) Subversion
2 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (4.94%) NUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) IT Support
7 5 (6.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) Software Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) C# Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) .NET
2 15 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.41%) Software Packaging
3 6 (7.41%) HTML
4 5 (6.17%) WinForms
4 5 (6.17%) jQuery
4 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.17%) LINQ
5 4 (4.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (4.94%) WCF
5 4 (4.94%) XML
6 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (2.47%) COM+
8 1 (1.23%) CSS
8 1 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.47%) Clustering
2 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) PMI
3 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Windows
2 24 (29.63%) Windows 7
3 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
3 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.11%) ITIL
2 6 (7.41%) Migration
3 5 (6.17%) CRM
3 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (6.17%) TDD
3 5 (6.17%) TOGAF
3 5 (6.17%) Change Management
3 5 (6.17%) Scrum
3 5 (6.17%) Time Management
3 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (4.94%) Analytics
4 4 (4.94%) Network Design
4 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (4.94%) Predictive Analytics
4 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.94%) MVC
4 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.94%) Project Management
4 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) C#
3 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.94%) VB6
4 4 (4.94%) VB
5 3 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.94%) Degree
3 4 (4.94%) CCA
3 4 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (4.94%) MCSE
4 2 (2.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MCSD
5 1 (1.23%) MCSA
5 1 (1.23%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) APMP
5 1 (1.23%) CIPD
5 1 (1.23%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) vSphere
3 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.70%) XenApp
4 3 (3.70%) XenServer
4 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) VMware
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco
3 7 (8.64%) Citrix
4 6 (7.41%) WatchGuard
4 6 (7.41%) HP
4 6 (7.41%) Juniper
5 4 (4.94%) Veeam
6 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.47%) McAfee
7 1 (1.23%) Cognos
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle
7 1 (1.23%) Kofax
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago