The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 May 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 70 48 17
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.62% 2.13% 8.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 9.38% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 14
Median daily rate £415 £275 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.90% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £320 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +146.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +16.66%
Microsoft Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
140 128 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.32% 22.74% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 86 55
Median daily rate £415 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.45 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +157.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - 9 £400 - 1
Gatwick - 8 £440 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) MCSE
2 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) MCP
3 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) ITIL
5 9 (36.00%) MCSA
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) CRM
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (24.00%) IaaS
8 6 (24.00%) Office 365
8 6 (24.00%) Case Management
8 6 (24.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (24.00%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) IaaS
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) PaaS
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) Internet
3 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.00%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (8.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (8.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (24.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) CRM Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) IT Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SSAS Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Packager
6 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ETL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (16.00%) PKI
4 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) Case Management
4 6 (24.00%) Service Management
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.00%) Presales
8 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.00%) DevOps
8 1 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) VBScript
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) MCSE
2 12 (48.00%) MCP
3 9 (36.00%) MCSA
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) CCNP
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (12.00%) MCITP
7 2 (8.00%) MCDST
7 2 (8.00%) MCSD
7 2 (8.00%) MCTS
8 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) UAG
4 1 (4.00%) vCloud
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (16.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Intel Security