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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 64 46 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.00% 3.43% 5.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 16.13% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 15
Average daily rate £424 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.72% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +142.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -1.66%
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
130 124 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.36% 21.27% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 93 72
Average daily rate £413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £43.00 £43.70 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +164.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 - 6 £400 -
Gatwick - 6 £440 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) MCP
2 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 13 (61.90%) MCSE
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) MCSA
6 10 (47.62%) VMware
6 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
7 9 (42.86%) ITIL V3
7 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) ITIL
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
8 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (38.10%) SCCM
8 8 (38.10%) Office 365
9 7 (33.33%) IaaS
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 7 (33.33%) CRM
9 7 (33.33%) IIS
9 7 (33.33%) .NET
10 6 (28.57%) Linux
10 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 7 (33.33%) IaaS
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (9.52%) PaaS
5 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) Internet
2 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) AdminStudio
2 2 (9.52%) InstallShield
2 2 (9.52%) MSI
General
1 6 (28.57%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Billing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) CRM Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) IT Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 6 (28.57%) PKI
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) Case Management
3 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 6 (28.57%) Service Management
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Presales
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Logistics
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
3 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) MCP
2 13 (61.90%) MCSE
3 11 (52.38%) MCSA
4 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) MCDST
5 2 (9.52%) MCSD
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) UAG
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.76%) vCloud
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (19.05%) 3PAR
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) SAP