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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 32 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.29% 15.99% 14.52%
As % of the Vendors category 33.68% 50.54% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £348 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £170 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.19 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -35.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
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
95 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 30.55% 31.63% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 31
Average daily rate £373 £345 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -27.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £14.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.96% -30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.87 £19.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £19.20 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 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 27 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 -6 25 £300 -25.00% 17
Bexhill-On-Sea 0 1 - -
Crowborough - - - - 1
Eastbourne - - - -
Hove - - - - 2
Uckfield - - - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 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 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) MS Excel
3 20 (31.25%) VMware
4 17 (26.56%) SQL
5 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.44%) SAN
7 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 13 (20.31%) HP
9 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 12 (18.75%) Scrum
9 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
10 11 (17.19%) Finance
10 11 (17.19%) Juniper
10 11 (17.19%) DNS
10 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
10 11 (17.19%) .NET
11 10 (15.63%) MS Office
11 10 (15.63%) Firewall
12 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
12 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
13 8 (12.50%) SCCM
13 8 (12.50%) DHCP
13 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (12.50%) Python
13 8 (12.50%) MCSE
13 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 7 (10.94%) C++
14 7 (10.94%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.38%) SAS
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Lync
5 2 (3.13%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) SAN
2 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 11 (17.19%) DNS
4 10 (15.63%) Firewall
5 8 (12.50%) DHCP
6 6 (9.38%) VPN
7 5 (7.81%) LAN
7 5 (7.81%) SSL
7 5 (7.81%) WAN
7 5 (7.81%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (6.25%) LDAP
9 3 (4.69%) VoIP
9 3 (4.69%) VLAN
9 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.69%) NAS
10 2 (3.13%) Wireless
11 1 (1.56%) Network Security
11 1 (1.56%) Intranet
11 1 (1.56%) MPLS
11 1 (1.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.69%) MS Access
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.81%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Trac
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) MSTest
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Toad
4 1 (1.56%) ERwin
4 1 (1.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Publishing
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Private Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
2 7 (10.94%) Software Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Developer
4 5 (7.81%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (7.81%) Agile Coach
5 4 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Information Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.69%) HTML
3 2 (3.13%) CSS
3 2 (3.13%) WCF
3 2 (3.13%) jQuery
3 2 (3.13%) HTML5
3 2 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) XSLT
4 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) PKI
2 4 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.13%) NHS
3 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.56%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.56%) Social Network
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.56%) zOS
6 1 (1.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) Scrum
3 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.94%) Automation Testing
5 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) ITIL
6 4 (6.25%) Validation
6 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.69%) Code Coverage
7 3 (4.69%) CRM
7 3 (4.69%) Service Management
7 3 (4.69%) Information Governance
7 3 (4.69%) User Stories
7 3 (4.69%) Web Development
8 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.13%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) Python
3 7 (10.94%) VC++
3 7 (10.94%) C++
4 6 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) VB
5 2 (3.13%) VB6
6 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) MCSE
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) CCNA
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) vCloud
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Nagios
2 2 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (3.13%) vMotion
3 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) VMware
2 13 (20.31%) HP
3 11 (17.19%) Juniper
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco
5 6 (9.38%) Citrix
6 5 (7.81%) McAfee
7 4 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) AirMagnet
8 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.13%) BT
8 2 (3.13%) Avaya
9 1 (1.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle
9 1 (1.56%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) Teradata
9 1 (1.56%) Google
9 1 (1.56%) CA
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago