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 21 April 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.

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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 133 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.97% 15.53% 15.75%
As % of the Vendors category 44.19% 36.31% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 34 45
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £268 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.94 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £16.38 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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
301 157 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 51.99% 42.78% 51.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 93 134
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.90 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £26.00 £36.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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
Worthing +3 31 £398 -0.62% 4
Gatwick +3 19 £440 - 3
Crawley -2 18 £360 -4.00% 11
Haywards Heath - 7 - - 4
Horsham +1 1 - - 5
East Grinstead -1 1 £475 -
Arundel - - - -
Bognor Regis - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - - 5
Chichester - - - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 96 (43.24%) Windows
2 80 (36.04%) Active Directory
3 68 (30.63%) MS Excel
4 52 (23.42%) ITIL
5 49 (22.07%) .NET
6 48 (21.62%) MS Office
6 48 (21.62%) Finance
7 46 (20.72%) MS Exchange
8 45 (20.27%) SharePoint
8 45 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (18.92%) C#
10 41 (18.47%) SCCM
11 40 (18.02%) SQL Server
12 39 (17.57%) SQL
13 35 (15.77%) MCSE
13 35 (15.77%) MVC
14 33 (14.86%) Windows 7
15 32 (14.41%) VMware
16 29 (13.06%) HP
16 29 (13.06%) Hyper-V
16 29 (13.06%) Web Development
17 27 (12.16%) SAN
17 27 (12.16%) HTML
18 25 (11.26%) ASP.NET Web API
19 23 (10.36%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (9.91%) AngularJS
21 21 (9.46%) IIS
21 21 (9.46%) Clustering
21 21 (9.46%) Security Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 46 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 45 (20.27%) SharePoint
3 21 (9.46%) IIS
4 20 (9.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (6.76%) Lync
7 10 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (3.60%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.25%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (2.25%) SAS
10 5 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.45%) Site Server
13 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 68 (30.63%) MS Excel
2 48 (21.62%) MS Office
3 17 (7.66%) MS Project
4 14 (6.31%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.45%) assyst
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.56%) Office 365
2 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.25%) IaaS
3 5 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.16%) SAN
2 20 (9.01%) DNS
3 17 (7.66%) DHCP
4 15 (6.76%) Intranet
5 12 (5.41%) Internet
6 10 (4.50%) Firewall
7 9 (4.05%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.60%) Wireless
9 7 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.70%) VLAN
11 5 (2.25%) VoIP
12 4 (1.80%) WAN
12 4 (1.80%) VPN
13 3 (1.35%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.90%) LAN
14 2 (0.90%) SNMP
15 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
15 1 (0.45%) NAS
15 1 (0.45%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.25%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (1.80%) PowerCenter
7 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.90%) QlikView
9 1 (0.45%) MS Access
9 1 (0.45%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (4.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.35%) Trac
3 3 (1.35%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.35%) Subversion
4 2 (0.90%) MSI
4 2 (0.90%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.45%) MorphX
5 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
General
1 48 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (2.25%) Marketing
3 4 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.90%) Retail
4 2 (0.90%) Back Office
4 2 (0.90%) Local Government
5 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Law
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
5 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 65 (29.28%) Analyst
2 43 (19.37%) Architect
3 22 (9.91%) Developer
4 17 (7.66%) Systems Analyst
5 15 (6.76%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.86%) Consultant
7 12 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.41%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (4.50%) Server Engineer
8 10 (4.50%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.50%) Web Architect
9 9 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (4.05%) Desktop Support
9 9 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (3.60%) Junior
10 8 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.60%) IT Support
11 7 (3.15%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.07%) .NET
2 27 (12.16%) HTML
3 25 (11.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (9.91%) AngularJS
5 18 (8.11%) HTML5
6 17 (7.66%) ASP.NET
7 15 (6.76%) Web Services
8 14 (6.31%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.95%) XML
9 11 (4.95%) CSS
10 9 (4.05%) XSL
10 9 (4.05%) MDX
11 8 (3.60%) Application Packaging
11 8 (3.60%) XSLT
12 5 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.80%) WCF
13 4 (1.80%) jQuery
14 3 (1.35%) XSD
14 3 (1.35%) Entity Framework
14 3 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.46%) Clustering
2 20 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 9 (4.05%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.60%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.25%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.25%) PKI
8 4 (1.80%) PDA
8 4 (1.80%) NHS
9 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.35%) Blog
9 3 (1.35%) Telematics
9 3 (1.35%) iPad
9 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.90%) iPhone
11 1 (0.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 96 (43.24%) Windows
2 45 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (14.86%) Windows 7
4 23 (10.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (8.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (6.76%) Linux
7 11 (4.95%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.70%) HPUX
8 6 (2.70%) UNIX
9 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.90%) Android
12 1 (0.45%) VMS
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.42%) ITIL
2 35 (15.77%) MVC
3 29 (13.06%) Web Development
4 19 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (6.76%) ITIL V3
6 14 (6.31%) Systems Analysis
6 14 (6.31%) CRM
6 14 (6.31%) Project Management
7 12 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (4.95%) B2B
9 10 (4.50%) TDD
9 10 (4.50%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.05%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.05%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.60%) Workflow
11 8 (3.60%) Migration
11 8 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.60%) Coaching
12 7 (3.15%) Time Management
12 7 (3.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.92%) C#
2 39 (17.57%) SQL
3 13 (5.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.50%) X++
5 10 (4.50%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.60%) VBScript
7 5 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.35%) VB
8 3 (1.35%) Python
9 1 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 42 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (15.77%) MCSE
3 21 (9.46%) Security Cleared
4 17 (7.66%) MCP
5 15 (6.76%) Degree
6 13 (5.86%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.95%) MCSA
7 11 (4.95%) MCITP
8 9 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.60%) CCNA
10 5 (2.25%) CISSP
10 5 (2.25%) MCDST
10 5 (2.25%) MCTS
10 5 (2.25%) CEH
11 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.35%) CCNP
11 3 (1.35%) MCSD
12 2 (0.90%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.90%) ISEB
12 2 (0.90%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.60%) SLA
2 6 (2.70%) QA
3 3 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.35%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.90%) P3O
5 1 (0.45%) GAMP
5 1 (0.45%) GMP
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.06%) Hyper-V
3 20 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.15%) UAG
5 3 (1.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.45%) VMware GSX
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (18.47%) SCCM
2 9 (4.05%) WSUS
3 7 (3.15%) SCOM
4 6 (2.70%) SCSM
5 5 (2.25%) Nessus
6 4 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.45%) MOM
9 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (14.41%) VMware
2 29 (13.06%) HP
3 19 (8.56%) Citrix
4 11 (4.95%) Cisco
4 11 (4.95%) Tableau
5 9 (4.05%) McAfee
5 9 (4.05%) Dell
6 8 (3.60%) Oracle
7 6 (2.70%) SAP
8 5 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.25%) Avaya
8 5 (2.25%) Qualys
8 5 (2.25%) Sonus
9 4 (1.80%) Informatica
10 3 (1.35%) NetApp
10 3 (1.35%) Apple
10 3 (1.35%) Panasonic
10 3 (1.35%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.35%) Sophos
11 2 (0.90%) Symantec
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