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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 4.17% 4.35% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 33.33% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £386 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.99% +16.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.48%
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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
3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 12.50% 13.04% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate £320 £386 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.99% +1.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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

Microsoft
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA