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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 35 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.80% 9.46% 10.53%
As % of the Vendors category 29.17% 36.84% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 6
Average daily rate
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£150 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.62% -6.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £402 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.05%
Vendors Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
120 76 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 33.61% 25.68% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 45
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 £113 £180 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 13
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 £13.52 £17.99 £13.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.94 £28.67 £17.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 31 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 31 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 +9 22 £115 -69.73% 14
Eastbourne - 2 - - 4
Bexhill-On-Sea - 2 - -
Lewes - 2 £375 - 2
Hove +1 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 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 38 (46.91%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) MS Excel
3 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
3 23 (28.40%) Windows 7
4 20 (24.69%) SQL
5 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
6 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
6 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (18.52%) .NET
8 14 (17.28%) MS Office
8 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
8 14 (17.28%) Windows XP
9 12 (14.81%) ITIL
9 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (12.35%) MS Exchange
10 10 (12.35%) VMware
11 9 (11.11%) SAS
11 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
11 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (9.88%) Software Packaging
12 8 (9.88%) Cisco
12 8 (9.88%) Citrix
13 7 (8.64%) C#
13 7 (8.64%) Firewall
14 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
14 6 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (7.41%) Juniper
14 6 (7.41%) VPN
14 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.35%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.11%) SAS
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.70%) IIS
6 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.47%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (34.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.28%) 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%) Internet
3 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.47%) SSL
4 2 (2.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) 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%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.23%) OLTP
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.23%) MS Access
8 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.70%) NUnit
2 3 (3.70%) Subversion
2 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (3.70%) Hudson
2 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Billing
2 2 (2.47%) Marketing
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (14.81%) Developer
1 12 (14.81%) Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Architect
3 9 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.41%) IT Support
6 5 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (3.70%) C# Programmer
8 3 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) .NET
2 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.88%) Software Packaging
4 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.17%) HTML
5 4 (4.94%) WinForms
5 4 (4.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (4.94%) WCF
5 4 (4.94%) LINQ
5 4 (4.94%) jQuery
6 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.70%) XML
7 2 (2.47%) COM+
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.23%) HTML5
8 1 (1.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.47%) Clustering
2 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.91%) Windows
2 23 (28.40%) Windows 7
3 14 (17.28%) Windows XP
4 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) ITIL
2 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.17%) Change Management
3 5 (6.17%) CRM
3 5 (6.17%) Migration
3 5 (6.17%) TOGAF
3 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (6.17%) Predictive Analytics
3 5 (6.17%) Time Management
3 5 (6.17%) Analytics
4 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (4.94%) Network Design
4 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
4 4 (4.94%) MVC
4 4 (4.94%) Project Management
4 4 (4.94%) Scrum
4 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.94%) TDD
5 3 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) C#
3 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.94%) VB
5 4 (4.94%) VB6
6 3 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) 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%) MCP
3 4 (4.94%) MCSE
4 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MCSA
5 1 (1.23%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.23%) MCSD
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 Server
3 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.70%) XenApp
4 3 (3.70%) XenServer
4 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) VMware
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco
2 8 (9.88%) Citrix
3 6 (7.41%) Juniper
3 6 (7.41%) WatchGuard
4 4 (4.94%) Veeam
4 4 (4.94%) HP
5 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.47%) McAfee
6 1 (1.23%) Kofax
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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