The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hove region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 4.35% 4.00% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £320 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.06% -16.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hove region.

Vendors Category
Hove
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 30.43% 12.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £325 £320 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -16.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £264 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £368 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Hove region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Hove

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Hove

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management