The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Sussex region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 12 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 41 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.05% 2.26% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.41% 10.98% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 1
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£220 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.23% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.21 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.80 £17.23 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-8.25% +6.00%
Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
99 82 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.68% 20.60% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 41
Average daily rate £250 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 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 £15.05 £21.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £40.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 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 31 July 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
(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
Crawley +22 17 £325 -27.77% 1
Gatwick -1 5 £280 -30.00%
Littlehampton - 3 - -
Horsham +3 1 £203 -
Worthing - 1 - -
East Grinstead - - - -
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Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (78.95%) Windows
2 44 (77.19%) MCSE
3 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
4 41 (71.93%) ITIL
5 37 (64.91%) Active Directory
6 26 (45.61%) MCP
7 24 (42.11%) SCCM
7 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (36.84%) Linux
9 19 (33.33%) IIS
10 18 (31.58%) MS Office
10 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
10 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (31.58%) Firewall
11 17 (29.82%) CCNA
12 16 (28.07%) MCSA
12 16 (28.07%) VMware
13 14 (24.56%) Incident Management
13 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (21.05%) Wireless
14 12 (21.05%) Cisco
14 12 (21.05%) DNS
14 12 (21.05%) DHCP
14 12 (21.05%) SAN
15 11 (19.30%) Internet
15 11 (19.30%) McAfee
15 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
15 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
15 11 (19.30%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
3 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
5 9 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.51%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Office
2 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Office 365
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (15.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) DNS
2 12 (21.05%) SAN
2 12 (21.05%) DHCP
2 12 (21.05%) Wireless
3 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
3 11 (19.30%) Internet
4 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (12.28%) MPLS
5 7 (12.28%) WAN
5 7 (12.28%) VPN
6 4 (7.02%) ADSL
6 4 (7.02%) LAN
6 4 (7.02%) IP Telephony
6 4 (7.02%) Network Security
7 3 (5.26%) VoIP
8 2 (3.51%) LDAP
8 2 (3.51%) PBX
8 2 (3.51%) SNMP
8 2 (3.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
1 16 (28.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Security Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Support Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Applications Support Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Applications Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Designer
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) PKI
2 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (78.95%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (36.84%) Linux
4 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) ITIL
2 14 (24.56%) Incident Management
3 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
4 10 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) Service Management
6 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.77%) Information Security
7 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.26%) Network Management
8 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.26%) ITSM
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.51%) Change Control
9 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.75%) C
2 1 (1.75%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) C++
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (77.19%) MCSE
2 26 (45.61%) MCP
3 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (29.82%) CCNA
5 16 (28.07%) MCSA
6 11 (19.30%) MCDST
7 10 (17.54%) CEH
7 10 (17.54%) CISSP
8 7 (12.28%) MCITP
9 5 (8.77%) MCTS
10 3 (5.26%) MCPD
10 3 (5.26%) MCSD
10 3 (5.26%) MCDBA
10 3 (5.26%) CCNP
11 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (64.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) UAG
3 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (42.11%) SCCM
2 10 (17.54%) Nessus
3 3 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.75%) OVSD
4 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) Cisco
4 11 (19.30%) McAfee
5 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
5 10 (17.54%) Qualys
5 10 (17.54%) Citrix
6 8 (14.04%) HP
7 7 (12.28%) Symantec
8 4 (7.02%) Riverbed
8 4 (7.02%) Avaya
8 4 (7.02%) Juniper
8 4 (7.02%) ProCurve
9 3 (5.26%) Apple
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle
10 2 (3.51%) Kaseya
11 1 (1.75%) Dell
11 1 (1.75%) EMC
11 1 (1.75%) BT
11 1 (1.75%) Veeam