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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.24% 6.02% 3.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.68% 28.87% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 12
Average daily rate £450 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £220 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +5.13%
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
62 97 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.78% 20.86% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 66 54
Average daily rate £408 £295 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.13% -9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gatwick - 2 £475 -
Crawley -15 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) MCSE
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) Office 365
5 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) MCP
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) MCSA
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
7 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (21.43%) UAG
7 3 (21.43%) VMware

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) IaaS
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) PKI
3 2 (14.29%) EqualLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (35.71%) MCP
3 4 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) UAG
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) vCloud
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Intel
5 1 (7.14%) Kaseya
5 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec