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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 22 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.78% 7.03% 5.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.00% 32.91% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.70% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +15.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -19.70%
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
100 79 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.13% 21.35% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 46 56
Average daily rate £310 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £530 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -55.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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
Worthing -6 7 £375 -6.25%
Crawley +4 5 - -
Gatwick - - - - 2
Burgess Hill - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) MCSE
3 34 (80.95%) Microsoft
4 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
5 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (59.52%) ITIL
7 23 (54.76%) MCP
8 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (45.24%) MS Exchange
10 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (35.71%) Linux
12 14 (33.33%) SQL
12 14 (33.33%) SCCM
13 13 (30.95%) VMware
13 13 (30.95%) MS Office
14 12 (28.57%) IIS
14 12 (28.57%) SAN
15 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
15 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
16 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (23.81%) CCNA
16 10 (23.81%) Firewall
17 9 (21.43%) Wireless
17 9 (21.43%) Clustering
17 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
18 8 (19.05%) DNS
18 8 (19.05%) DHCP
18 8 (19.05%) MCSA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (45.24%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) IIS
3 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
4 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (7.14%) Lync
7 2 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.52%) IaaS
4 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) SAN
2 10 (23.81%) Firewall
3 9 (21.43%) Wireless
3 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (19.05%) DHCP
4 8 (19.05%) DNS
5 5 (11.90%) SNMP
6 4 (9.52%) VoIP
6 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (9.52%) Internet
7 2 (4.76%) MPLS
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security
7 2 (4.76%) WAN
7 2 (4.76%) LDAP
7 2 (4.76%) LAN
7 2 (4.76%) PBX
7 2 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.38%) NAS
8 1 (2.38%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) IT Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Clustering
2 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) PKI
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.76%) iPhone
5 2 (4.76%) iPad
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (35.71%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
3 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (16.67%) Coaching
3 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 7 (16.67%) Information Security
3 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Network Management
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) B2B
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) ERP
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) MCSE
2 23 (54.76%) MCP
3 10 (23.81%) CCNA
3 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (19.05%) MCSA
5 7 (16.67%) CEH
5 7 (16.67%) CISSP
6 6 (14.29%) MCITP
7 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (7.14%) MCTS
9 2 (4.76%) CCNP
10 1 (2.38%) MCDST
10 1 (2.38%) MCPD
10 1 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.38%) MCDBA
10 1 (2.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (11.90%) UAG
5 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.38%) VMware GSX
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) Nessus
3 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.38%) MOM
4 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) McAfee
4 7 (16.67%) Qualys
4 7 (16.67%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 4 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 2 (4.76%) Avaya
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) Sonus
8 1 (2.38%) Sophos
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.38%) Panasonic
8 1 (2.38%) Veeam
8 1 (2.38%) F5
8 1 (2.38%) Juniper
8 1 (2.38%) CommVault
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