The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 22 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 81 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.28% 13.64% 9.75%
As % of the Vendors category 50.31% 30.17% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 38
Average daily rate
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£334 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
Microsoft
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
161 179 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 46.26% 45.20% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 101 116
Average daily rate £310 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.58 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £26.50 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the West Sussex region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the West Sussex region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Microsoft
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 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 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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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 +13 23 £315 -2.70% 7
Gatwick -1 13 £163 -59.37% 1
Worthing -1 12 £145 -59.15% 3
East Grinstead -3 6 £450 +47.54% 1
Horsham +2 1 £203 -52.35% 4
Chichester - 1 - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - - 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Microsoft 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.

1 93 (52.54%) Windows
2 82 (46.33%) Active Directory
3 71 (40.11%) MS Office
4 67 (37.85%) MS Excel
5 42 (23.73%) ITIL
6 37 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (20.90%) SharePoint
7 35 (19.77%) MS Exchange
8 31 (17.51%) MCSE
8 31 (17.51%) SCCM
9 30 (16.95%) VMware
10 29 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (15.82%) Windows 7
12 27 (15.25%) SQL Server
13 26 (14.69%) Linux
14 25 (14.12%) IIS
15 24 (13.56%) SharePoint 2013
16 23 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (12.99%) SQL
16 23 (12.99%) MCP
17 21 (11.86%) Citrix
17 21 (11.86%) Firewall
17 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (10.73%) CRM
18 19 (10.73%) Migration
19 18 (10.17%) DNS
19 18 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
20 17 (9.60%) Cisco
20 17 (9.60%) Incident Management
21 16 (9.04%) C#

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (20.90%) SharePoint
2 35 (19.77%) MS Exchange
3 25 (14.12%) IIS
4 24 (13.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (7.34%) Lync
7 11 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (3.39%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.82%) Node.js
11 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.26%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.13%) MS Project Server
13 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 71 (40.11%) MS Office
2 67 (37.85%) MS Excel
3 12 (6.78%) MS Visio
4 9 (5.08%) MS Project
5 7 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.13%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.04%) Office 365
2 12 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.21%) IaaS
4 3 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.86%) Firewall
2 18 (10.17%) DNS
3 15 (8.47%) DHCP
4 14 (7.91%) SAN
5 13 (7.34%) TCP/IP
6 12 (6.78%) Wireless
6 12 (6.78%) Internet
7 11 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (4.52%) MPLS
8 8 (4.52%) WAN
9 7 (3.95%) VPN
10 6 (3.39%) VoIP
11 5 (2.82%) LAN
11 5 (2.82%) IP Telephony
11 5 (2.82%) Cisco IPT
12 4 (2.26%) VLAN
12 4 (2.26%) ADSL
13 3 (1.69%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.69%) FTP
13 3 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.65%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.69%) Subversion
2 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.56%) NUnit
4 1 (0.56%) Selenium
4 1 (0.56%) Trac
General
1 13 (7.34%) Marketing
2 7 (3.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.95%) Finance
3 3 (1.69%) Advertising
4 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Back Office
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (21.47%) Analyst
2 21 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (11.30%) Developer
4 19 (10.73%) Support Engineer
5 17 (9.60%) Support Analyst
6 15 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (7.91%) Consultant
8 10 (5.65%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (5.65%) Security Analyst
8 10 (5.65%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (5.08%) IT Support
9 9 (5.08%) Help Desk Support
10 8 (4.52%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.95%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
12 6 (3.39%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) Systems Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.21%) .NET
2 10 (5.65%) REST
2 10 (5.65%) WCF
3 7 (3.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (3.95%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.39%) HTML
4 6 (3.39%) SOAP
4 6 (3.39%) Web Services
4 6 (3.39%) jQuery
5 5 (2.82%) CSS
6 4 (2.26%) Middleware
7 3 (1.69%) EDI
7 3 (1.69%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.13%) PostGIS
9 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.56%) XML
9 1 (0.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.21%) Blackberry
2 11 (6.21%) PKI
3 8 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.82%) GIS
6 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.69%) Blog
7 3 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.13%) Social Media
8 2 (1.13%) iPad
8 2 (1.13%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.13%) Open Source
9 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.56%) DataPower
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 93 (52.54%) Windows
2 29 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (15.82%) Windows 7
4 26 (14.69%) Linux
5 16 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.34%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.82%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.82%) UNIX
10 4 (2.26%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.73%) ITIL
2 19 (10.73%) CRM
2 19 (10.73%) Migration
3 17 (9.60%) Incident Management
4 16 (9.04%) Configuration Management
5 12 (6.78%) Project Management
6 11 (6.21%) Coaching
7 10 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.65%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (5.65%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (5.08%) Information Security
8 9 (5.08%) MVC
8 9 (5.08%) ERP
8 9 (5.08%) Business Transformation
9 8 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.52%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.52%) Programme Management
10 7 (3.95%) Email Marketing
10 7 (3.95%) Service Management
10 7 (3.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.99%) SQL
2 16 (9.04%) C#
3 11 (6.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.39%) Java
5 4 (2.26%) VB
5 4 (2.26%) VB6
6 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (17.51%) MCSE
3 23 (12.99%) MCP
4 18 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (8.47%) CCNA
6 13 (7.34%) MCSA
6 13 (7.34%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.65%) CISSP
7 10 (5.65%) CEH
8 8 (4.52%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.95%) Degree
10 5 (2.82%) MCDST
11 4 (2.26%) CCNP
12 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.13%) MCTS
12 2 (1.13%) MCITP
13 1 (0.56%) MCPD
13 1 (0.56%) MCSD
13 1 (0.56%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (46.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.65%) UAG
3 5 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.13%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (17.51%) SCCM
2 10 (5.65%) Nessus
3 5 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.69%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.56%) MIIS
Vendors
1 30 (16.95%) VMware
2 21 (11.86%) Citrix
3 17 (9.60%) Cisco
4 12 (6.78%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.65%) McAfee
5 10 (5.65%) Qualys
6 9 (5.08%) Symantec
7 8 (4.52%) Lotus
8 7 (3.95%) SAP
8 7 (3.95%) HP
8 7 (3.95%) Sage
8 7 (3.95%) Zoho
9 5 (2.82%) Apple
9 5 (2.82%) Avaya
9 5 (2.82%) Juniper
10 4 (2.26%) Oracle
10 4 (2.26%) Business Objects
10 4 (2.26%) ProCurve
10 4 (2.26%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.69%) Informatica
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