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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 9.09% - 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +2.16%
Microsoft
East Sussex

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 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 27.27% 23.08% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hove region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Hove region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) MS Project
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) MVS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) R
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hove 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) PMO Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (25.00%) R
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB