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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 60 26
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -34
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.97% 0.99% 4.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 6.86% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 9
Median daily rate £463 £298 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.46% -20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £308 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £14.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.70% -
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
109 102 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.46% 14.43% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 70
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £570 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick +9 6 £500 +75.43%
Crawley +21 2 £240 -
East Grinstead - 1 £400 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (35.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.00%) Tableau
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
7 3 (15.00%) Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (15.00%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Senior SharePoint Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Report Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Sass
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) PMI
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Coaching
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) ABAP
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
2 2 (10.00%) MCSD
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) SCSM
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware