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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 52 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.44% 1.98% 4.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.13% 9.38% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Median daily rate £375 £320 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £295 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £329 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.91% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +0.95%
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
163 128 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.45% 21.16% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 85 51
Median daily rate £425 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.69 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £44.60 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +11 5 £240 -28.35% 2
Gatwick -8 2 £463 +62.28%
East Grinstead - 2 £375 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
6 10 (34.48%) MCP
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
8 8 (27.59%) VMware
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (27.59%) Migration
9 7 (24.14%) .NET
9 7 (24.14%) CRM
9 7 (24.14%) MCSE
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (24.14%) Degree
9 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (20.69%) MCSA
10 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
10 6 (20.69%) ETL
10 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (20.69%) C#

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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) Office 365
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (10.34%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DHCP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) CRM Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Server Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SSAS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) PMI
3 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) CRM
3 6 (20.69%) Case Management
3 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
3 6 (20.69%) ETL
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
4 4 (13.79%) Workflow
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) ABAP
4 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) MCP
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) MCSE
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) MCSA
4 3 (10.34%) MCITP
4 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) MCSD
5 2 (6.90%) MCTS
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) PowerCLI
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) SCSM
2 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) 3PAR
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.45%) Juniper