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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 18 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.74% 2.77% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.49% 14.47% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.21 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +82.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.49 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +12.83%
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
82 76 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.10% 19.14% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 55
Average daily rate £270 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £23.21 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.21% -33.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £19.60 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £40.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Crawley +12 8 £220 -20.00% 2
Gatwick -5 4 £280 -30.00%
Worthing - 3 £163 -
Littlehampton - 2 - -
Horsham +1 1 £203 -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 43 (84.31%) Windows
1 43 (84.31%) MCSE
2 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
3 34 (66.67%) ITIL
4 26 (50.98%) MCP
4 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (47.06%) SCCM
6 21 (41.18%) Linux
7 19 (37.25%) IIS
7 19 (37.25%) MS Exchange
7 19 (37.25%) Firewall
8 18 (35.29%) VMware
8 18 (35.29%) MS Office
8 18 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (33.33%) CCNA
10 16 (31.37%) MCSA
10 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
12 13 (25.49%) SAN
12 13 (25.49%) DNS
12 13 (25.49%) DHCP
12 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
13 12 (23.53%) Cisco
13 12 (23.53%) Wireless
14 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
14 11 (21.57%) McAfee
14 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
14 11 (21.57%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 19 (37.25%) IIS
1 19 (37.25%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
4 9 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Office
2 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
3 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Office 365
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (17.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) Firewall
2 13 (25.49%) DHCP
2 13 (25.49%) DNS
2 13 (25.49%) SAN
3 12 (23.53%) Wireless
3 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 9 (17.65%) Internet
4 9 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (13.73%) WAN
5 7 (13.73%) MPLS
5 7 (13.73%) VPN
6 4 (7.84%) ADSL
6 4 (7.84%) LAN
6 4 (7.84%) IP Telephony
6 4 (7.84%) Network Security
7 3 (5.88%) VoIP
8 2 (3.92%) LDAP
8 2 (3.92%) PBX
8 2 (3.92%) SNMP
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Security Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Designer
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Network Specialist
9 1 (1.96%) NOC Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) PKI
2 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Clustering
4 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (41.18%) Linux
4 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.88%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
3 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
4 10 (19.61%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (19.61%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (11.76%) Project Management
6 5 (9.80%) Information Security
7 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.88%) Network Management
8 3 (5.88%) Service Management
8 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.88%) ITSM
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.96%) Information Security Management
10 1 (1.96%) Security Management
10 1 (1.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (84.31%) MCSE
2 26 (50.98%) MCP
3 18 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (33.33%) CCNA
5 16 (31.37%) MCSA
6 10 (19.61%) CISSP
6 10 (19.61%) CEH
7 8 (15.69%) MCITP
8 6 (11.76%) MCDST
9 5 (9.80%) MCTS
10 3 (5.88%) MCPD
10 3 (5.88%) MCSD
10 3 (5.88%) MCDBA
10 3 (5.88%) CCNP
11 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) UAG
3 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (47.06%) SCCM
2 10 (19.61%) Nessus
3 3 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.96%) OVSD
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
4 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 12 (23.53%) Cisco
4 11 (21.57%) McAfee
5 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
5 10 (19.61%) Qualys
5 10 (19.61%) Citrix
6 9 (17.65%) HP
7 7 (13.73%) Symantec
8 5 (9.80%) ProCurve
8 5 (9.80%) Juniper
9 4 (7.84%) Avaya
9 4 (7.84%) Riverbed
10 3 (5.88%) Apple
11 2 (3.92%) Kaseya
12 1 (1.96%) F5
12 1 (1.96%) BT
12 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.96%) Veeam
12 1 (1.96%) NetApp