The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 6.52% - 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 12.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £130 - £203
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Microsoft
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Horsham region.

Vendors Category
Horsham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 54.35% 55.56% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 1
Median daily rate £130 £375 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.33% +85.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Horsham region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Horsham region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Horsham region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

Microsoft
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Horsham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) VMware