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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 34 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.12% 14.19% 13.51%
As % of the Vendors category 25.76% 53.09% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £152 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -38.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
132 81 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 39.29% 26.73% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 39 43
Average daily rate £400 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 4
Average hourly rate £31.15 £13.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.62% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.52 £10.00 £19.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 14 £320 +8.93% 4
Eastbourne +1 5 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 5 - -
Hove - - - - 1
Lewes - - - -
Uckfield - - - - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) MS Excel
3 20 (32.26%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) VMware
4 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 17 (27.42%) SAN
6 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (20.97%) HP
7 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
7 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
7 13 (20.97%) Juniper
8 12 (19.35%) Firewall
8 12 (19.35%) ITIL
9 11 (17.74%) DNS
9 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
10 10 (16.13%) SCCM
10 10 (16.13%) DHCP
10 10 (16.13%) MS Office
11 9 (14.52%) SAS
11 9 (14.52%) MCSE
12 8 (12.90%) Clustering
12 8 (12.90%) Finance
12 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (11.29%) Scrum
13 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
13 7 (11.29%) .NET
13 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.29%) VoIP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.52%) SAS
3 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.61%) Lync
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.13%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS Project
4 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) SAN
2 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
3 12 (19.35%) Firewall
4 11 (17.74%) DNS
5 10 (16.13%) DHCP
6 7 (11.29%) VoIP
7 5 (8.06%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (8.06%) iSCSI
7 5 (8.06%) VLAN
7 5 (8.06%) NAS
7 5 (8.06%) LAN
7 5 (8.06%) SSL
7 5 (8.06%) WAN
7 5 (8.06%) VPN
8 4 (6.45%) LDAP
9 3 (4.84%) MPLS
10 2 (3.23%) Wireless
11 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.61%) SSH
11 1 (1.61%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) MS Access
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Trac
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (6.45%) Data Analyst
3 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
3 4 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
3 4 (6.45%) Agile Coach
4 3 (4.84%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) IT Support
4 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
4 3 (4.84%) Server Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Developer
5 2 (3.23%) Junior
5 2 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.23%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) Replication
2 4 (6.45%) PKI
2 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.84%) NHS
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) PDA
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
5 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.61%) openSUSE
5 1 (1.61%) Linux
5 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.29%) Scrum
3 7 (11.29%) Project Management
4 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.45%) CRM
5 4 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (6.45%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.45%) Document Management
5 4 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.45%) Time Series Analysis
5 4 (6.45%) Analytics
6 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.84%) Automation Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (4.84%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Python
3 3 (4.84%) VC++
3 3 (4.84%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) Perl
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
4 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.52%) MCSE
3 4 (6.45%) CCNA
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.84%) MCP
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) vCloud
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) VMware
2 13 (20.97%) HP
2 13 (20.97%) Juniper
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) McAfee
5 4 (6.45%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) Avaya
5 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.23%) CommVault
7 1 (1.61%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.61%) Akamai
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) Remedy
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) BT
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