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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 17 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 35 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 8.62% 8.66% 12.44%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 30.77% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 13
Average daily rate
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£348 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% +0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £288 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.88 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.11% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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
105 78 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 25.86% 28.16% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 67
Average daily rate £358 £350 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £223 £214
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 25 3 8
Average hourly rate £19.41 £30.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.31% +76.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 21 £313 -7.40% 7
Lewes -9 3 £325 -
Hove +5 2 £373 -3.37%
Eastbourne - 2 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 23 (31.94%) Windows 7
4 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (23.61%) ITIL
7 16 (22.22%) SQL
8 14 (19.44%) Windows XP
9 13 (18.06%) SAS
10 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 10 (13.89%) MS Office
11 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
11 10 (13.89%) Software Packaging
12 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (12.50%) Cisco
12 9 (12.50%) Firewall
12 9 (12.50%) VMware
13 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (11.11%) Juniper
13 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (9.72%) Predictive Analytics
14 7 (9.72%) Visualisation
14 7 (9.72%) Analytics
14 7 (9.72%) Time Series Analysis
14 7 (9.72%) Citrix
15 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (8.33%) MCSE
15 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
15 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (18.06%) SAS
2 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.89%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.56%) VPN
3 4 (5.56%) SAN
3 4 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (4.17%) VoIP
4 3 (4.17%) DNS
5 2 (2.78%) SSL
5 2 (2.78%) DHCP
5 2 (2.78%) NAS
5 2 (2.78%) VLAN
6 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.39%) Wireless
6 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.39%) SSH
6 1 (1.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.39%) MS Access
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Advertising
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) IT Support
4 6 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.94%) Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.39%) WCF
2 1 (1.39%) HTML5
2 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.39%) PDA
5 1 (1.39%) PMI
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 23 (31.94%) Windows 7
3 14 (19.44%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.39%) openSUSE
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) ITIL
2 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.72%) Predictive Analytics
3 7 (9.72%) Analytics
3 7 (9.72%) Time Series Analysis
4 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.94%) Project Management
5 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.94%) Change Management
5 5 (6.94%) Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Network Design
7 3 (4.17%) Data Management
7 3 (4.17%) CRM
7 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.78%) ERP
8 2 (2.78%) Service Management
8 2 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.78%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.78%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.39%) VB
3 1 (1.39%) VBA
3 1 (1.39%) Python
3 1 (1.39%) VB6
3 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.39%) C
3 1 (1.39%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.33%) MCSE
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.94%) MCP
4 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.56%) CCA
4 4 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) APMP
6 1 (1.39%) CIPD
6 1 (1.39%) MCPD
6 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCSD
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) XenApp
3 2 (2.78%) XenServer
3 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.78%) vSphere
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.78%) vCloud
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Cisco
1 9 (12.50%) VMware
2 8 (11.11%) Juniper
3 7 (9.72%) Citrix
4 6 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 4 (5.56%) Veeam
5 4 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) Avaya
6 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (1.39%) BT
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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