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 July 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 12 37
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 41 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.02% 11.17% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.26% 41.41% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 6
Average daily rate
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£220 £220 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £211 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.88 £17.29
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -8.18%
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
121 99 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.49% 26.98% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 51
Average daily rate £350 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.05 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -9 3 £120 -
Crawley -16 2 - - 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £350 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (76.67%) MCSE
3 22 (73.33%) Windows
4 20 (66.67%) ITIL
5 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
7 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (36.67%) VMware
9 10 (33.33%) Internet
9 10 (33.33%) SCCM
10 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (30.00%) DNS
11 8 (26.67%) HP
11 8 (26.67%) MCP
12 7 (23.33%) DHCP
12 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (23.33%) Office 365
12 7 (23.33%) MCITP
13 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
13 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (20.00%) Intranet
13 6 (20.00%) SAN
13 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 6 (20.00%) Cisco
13 6 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (20.00%) Oracle

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) IIS
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) SAS
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) IaaS
2 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Internet
2 9 (30.00%) DNS
3 7 (23.33%) DHCP
4 6 (20.00%) SAN
4 6 (20.00%) Intranet
5 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (10.00%) Designer
3 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Support
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Web Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
1 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
7 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (13.33%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.33%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) MCSE
2 8 (26.67%) MCP
3 7 (23.33%) MCITP
4 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.67%) MCDST
5 5 (16.67%) MCSA
6 3 (10.00%) MCSD
7 2 (6.67%) MCDBA
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.67%) MCPD
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) UAG
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) Panasonic
5 4 (13.33%) Dell
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.33%) McAfee
5 4 (13.33%) Sophos
6 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
Horsham, West Sussex
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