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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 25 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 16 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.65% 8.49% 9.27%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 23.36% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 9
Median daily rate £320 £353 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +28.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 21
Median hourly rate - £18.68 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
56 137 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 19.79% 36.34% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 110 48
Median daily rate £345 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £298 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.68 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.36% -6.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -9 7 £320 -9.85% 9
Lewes +4 3 - - 2
Hove 0 3 £203 -50.96%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 17 (44.74%) MS Office
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
4 11 (28.95%) LAN
4 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.68%) WAN
5 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
5 9 (23.68%) .NET
6 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 8 (21.05%) C
7 7 (18.42%) MCP
7 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
7 7 (18.42%) HP
7 7 (18.42%) IBM
7 7 (18.42%) Avaya
7 7 (18.42%) Symantec
7 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
7 7 (18.42%) Backup Exec
7 7 (18.42%) Legal
7 7 (18.42%) Wireless
7 7 (18.42%) AS400
7 7 (18.42%) HP SIM
7 7 (18.42%) Becrypt
7 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
7 7 (18.42%) Coaching
7 7 (18.42%) Mimecast
7 7 (18.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Office
2 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Mimecast
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) LAN
2 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
3 7 (18.42%) Wireless
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) DMZ
6 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.63%) IPsec
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Legal
3 5 (13.16%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Service Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Assistant
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 7 (18.42%) AS400
2 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Online Games
4 4 (10.53%) iPhone
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.26%) iPad
5 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
2 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) MVS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Coaching
1 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
2 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
3 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 3 (7.89%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) Android Development
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.63%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.63%) Security Management
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) C
2 6 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) C++
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.63%) R
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) APMP
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Backup Exec
1 7 (18.42%) HP SIM
1 7 (18.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Avaya
1 7 (18.42%) Becrypt
1 7 (18.42%) HP
1 7 (18.42%) IBM
1 7 (18.42%) Symantec
2 2 (5.26%) Apple
2 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) Citrix
2 2 (5.26%) JD Edwards
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.63%) SAP