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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 21 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 27 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.41% 17.03% 13.43%
As % of the Vendors category 24.32% 54.00% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £503 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.87 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.75% -36.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
111 100 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 34.58% 31.55% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 38
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Average hourly rate £31.15 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £13.50 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £17.00 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 -22 15 £310 -11.42% 21
Crowborough - 3 £105 - 1
Eastbourne 0 2 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea +1 1 - - 1
Hove - - - - 2
Uckfield - - - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) MS Excel
3 17 (32.69%) VMware
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 15 (28.85%) SAN
6 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 11 (21.15%) Firewall
7 11 (21.15%) HP
7 11 (21.15%) Juniper
7 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
7 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
8 10 (19.23%) MS Office
9 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (15.38%) SCCM
10 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (15.38%) DNS
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (15.38%) DHCP
10 8 (15.38%) Finance
11 7 (13.46%) Scrum
11 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
11 7 (13.46%) MCSE
11 7 (13.46%) .NET
12 6 (11.54%) ITIL
12 6 (11.54%) SAS
12 6 (11.54%) Clustering
12 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (9.62%) Fibre Channel

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.54%) SAS
3 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.92%) Lync
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (48.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.23%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) SAN
2 11 (21.15%) Firewall
2 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
3 8 (15.38%) DHCP
3 8 (15.38%) DNS
4 5 (9.62%) SSL
4 5 (9.62%) VPN
4 5 (9.62%) LAN
4 5 (9.62%) WAN
4 5 (9.62%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (7.69%) LDAP
5 4 (7.69%) VoIP
6 3 (5.77%) VLAN
6 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.77%) NAS
6 3 (5.77%) MPLS
7 2 (3.85%) Wireless
8 1 (1.92%) Intranet
8 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Trac
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Toad
4 1 (1.92%) ERwin
4 1 (1.92%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
3 4 (7.69%) Agile Coach
4 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Information Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.85%) Junior
5 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) XSLT
2 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) Replication
2 4 (7.69%) PKI
3 3 (5.77%) NHS
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.92%) PDA
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.92%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.92%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) zOS
7 1 (1.92%) Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) Scrum
3 6 (11.54%) ITIL
4 4 (7.69%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.77%) Service Management
5 3 (5.77%) Information Governance
5 3 (5.77%) Automation Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.85%) Analytics
6 2 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.85%) Time Series Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.85%) Time Management
6 2 (3.85%) Information Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Change Management
6 2 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) VC++
3 3 (5.77%) C++
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.46%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) CCNA
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) VMware
2 11 (21.15%) HP
2 11 (21.15%) Juniper
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) McAfee
4 4 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.85%) Avaya
6 2 (3.85%) CommVault
6 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.92%) Akamai
7 1 (1.92%) BT
7 1 (1.92%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.92%) Apple
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.92%) Remedy
7 1 (1.92%) Teradata
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
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Rate: Excellent Daily Rates Available
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £15 - £16 per hour + 1.5x for night shift work
Posted: 6 days ago