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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / West Sussex
Rank 45 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.77% 1.06% 5.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.77% 6.67% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 17
Median daily rate £425 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £330 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.56% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £15.14
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +17.27%

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
133 75 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.30% 15.86% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 44 72
Median daily rate £425 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.00 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Gatwick -4 5 £500 +5.26% 1
East Grinstead - 4 £408 -
Crawley - 2 £425 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) DevOps
6 6 (26.09%) MCSE
6 6 (26.09%) CRM
6 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (21.74%) Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.04%) MCSA
9 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (13.04%) DHCP
9 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) PMI
9 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) MCP
9 3 (13.04%) MCSD

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 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Redis
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (8.70%) Back Office
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Senior Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Senior SharePoint Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 6 (26.09%) SharePoint Architect
1 6 (26.09%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Tableau Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) Sass
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Google Maps API
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.04%) PMI
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) ABAP
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
2 3 (13.04%) MCSD
2 3 (13.04%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCITP
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) UAG
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Tableau
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Google