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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 35 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.94% 12.07% 7.24%
As % of the Vendors category 22.88% 31.53% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £105 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £430 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
153 111 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 43.47% 38.28% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 41 47
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -32.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -5 25 £348 +54.44% 11
Lewes +2 6 £275 -26.66% 1
Hastings - 1 £135 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Active Directory
3 19 (26.39%) SQL
4 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 18 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 18 (25.00%) VMware
5 17 (23.61%) SAN
5 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
8 13 (18.06%) Finance
8 13 (18.06%) DNS
9 12 (16.67%) MS Office
9 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (15.28%) Python
10 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
10 11 (15.28%) Scrum
11 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
11 10 (13.89%) DHCP
11 10 (13.89%) VC++
11 10 (13.89%) C++
11 10 (13.89%) Automation Testing
12 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.50%) IaaS
12 9 (12.50%) VLAN
12 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (12.50%) SaaS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (12.50%) IIS
4 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) Lync
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
6 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.67%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) MS Project
4 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (12.50%) SaaS
1 9 (12.50%) IaaS
2 8 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) SAN
2 13 (18.06%) DNS
3 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.89%) DHCP
5 9 (12.50%) VLAN
6 8 (11.11%) Firewall
6 8 (11.11%) LAN
6 8 (11.11%) NAS
6 8 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (9.72%) VoIP
7 7 (9.72%) WLAN
7 7 (9.72%) VPN
7 7 (9.72%) Network Security
8 6 (8.33%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.78%) Wireless
10 1 (1.39%) Broadband
10 1 (1.39%) Intranet
10 1 (1.39%) Internet
10 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.39%) DB2
7 1 (1.39%) OLAP
7 1 (1.39%) MS Access
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.39%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.78%) Subversion
2 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) Trac
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) MSTest
3 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Toad
3 1 (1.39%) ERwin
3 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Publishing
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Private Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Software Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 6 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) IT Support
7 5 (6.94%) Senior IT Support
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.94%) Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) HTML
3 4 (5.56%) HTML5
3 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 4 (5.56%) CSS
3 4 (5.56%) WCF
4 3 (4.17%) jQuery
4 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.39%) CSS3
5 1 (1.39%) XSLT
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (1.39%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.33%) Replication
5 2 (2.78%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.39%) PDA
6 1 (1.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.39%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.39%) Social Network
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.94%) Linux
4 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.39%) UNIX
8 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
3 11 (15.28%) Scrum
4 10 (13.89%) Automation Testing
5 7 (9.72%) Data Management
5 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.72%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.33%) Information Security
6 6 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 6 (8.33%) Security Management
6 6 (8.33%) ISMS
6 6 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Service Management
7 5 (6.94%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.56%) ITIL
8 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) Python
3 10 (13.89%) C++
3 10 (13.89%) VC++
4 8 (11.11%) C#
5 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.17%) VB
6 3 (4.17%) VB6
6 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) Java
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.11%) vCloud
4 6 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) vMotion
2 2 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) VMware
2 9 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (2.78%) HP
4 2 (2.78%) EMC
4 2 (2.78%) Capita
4 2 (2.78%) BT
4 2 (2.78%) AirMagnet
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Teradata
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) CA
5 1 (1.39%) Informatica
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
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