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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 25 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.40% 3.14% 3.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.21% 15.87% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Average daily rate
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£290 £115 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+152.17% -64.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £321 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% +15.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -19.31%
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
95 63 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.30% 19.81% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 38 49
Average daily rate £290 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.92% -20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.75 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +10 10 - -
Worthing -5 3 - - 5
Burgess Hill - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 36 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (85.00%) Windows
3 33 (82.50%) MCSE
4 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
5 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (52.50%) ITIL
6 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
7 20 (50.00%) MCP
8 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (30.00%) MS Office
10 12 (30.00%) SQL
11 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
11 11 (27.50%) Linux
12 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 10 (25.00%) VMware
12 10 (25.00%) SCCM
13 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (22.50%) Clustering
13 9 (22.50%) MCSA
13 9 (22.50%) IIS
14 8 (20.00%) SAN
14 8 (20.00%) MCITP
14 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
15 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
15 7 (17.50%) McAfee
15 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
16 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
16 6 (15.00%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (22.50%) IIS
4 6 (15.00%) Lync
5 5 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) Wireless
4 5 (12.50%) DNS
4 5 (12.50%) VoIP
4 5 (12.50%) DHCP
5 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.50%) Internet
6 3 (7.50%) SNMP
7 1 (2.50%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) iPhone
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (27.50%) Linux
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (12.50%) Coaching
3 5 (12.50%) Information Security
3 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.50%) B2B
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (82.50%) MCSE
2 20 (50.00%) MCP
3 9 (22.50%) MCSA
4 8 (20.00%) MCITP
5 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.00%) MCTS
6 5 (12.50%) CEH
6 5 (12.50%) CISSP
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.50%) CCNA
7 3 (7.50%) MCDST
7 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.50%) MCPD
9 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
9 1 (2.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) UAG
5 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) VMware GSX
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) Nessus
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.50%) MOM
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) McAfee
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) Sonus
5 5 (12.50%) Qualys
5 5 (12.50%) Avaya
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 2 (5.00%) Sophos
7 2 (5.00%) Panasonic
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) Intel
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) CommVault