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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 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.

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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 72 76 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.09% 11.03% 23.08%
As % of the Vendors category 28.80% 25.42% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 52
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £145 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
Median hourly rate £9.25 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
250 299 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 48.92% 43.40% 47.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 176 115
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +102.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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
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 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 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
Crawley +12 27 £385 -3.75% 3
Gatwick 0 11 £460 +15.00% 3
Worthing -9 8 £379 +8.19% 1
East Grinstead - 6 £350 -
Horsham - 6 £130 - 1
Arundel - 3 £115 -
Burgess Hill -6 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 45 (35.16%) Windows
2 37 (28.91%) Active Directory
3 33 (25.78%) MS Office
4 31 (24.22%) SQL Server
5 29 (22.66%) SQL
6 25 (19.53%) Web Services
6 25 (19.53%) Finance
7 24 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (17.97%) .NET
9 22 (17.19%) C#
10 21 (16.41%) VMware
10 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (15.63%) MS Excel
12 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
13 17 (13.28%) Office 365
13 17 (13.28%) Windows Server
14 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (10.94%) SharePoint
15 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (10.16%) CRM
15 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
16 12 (9.38%) Degree
16 12 (9.38%) XML
16 12 (9.38%) CSS
16 12 (9.38%) Project Management
17 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET
17 11 (8.59%) T-SQL

Microsoft
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 14 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.13%) CMS
4 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (25.78%) MS Office
2 20 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (13.28%) Office 365
3 11 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.03%) SaaS
5 8 (6.25%) IaaS
5 8 (6.25%) PaaS
6 4 (3.13%) Boomi
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.47%) DHCP
2 7 (5.47%) Firewall
3 6 (4.69%) DNS
3 6 (4.69%) LAN
4 5 (3.91%) NAS
4 5 (3.91%) SNMP
5 3 (2.34%) ADSL
5 3 (2.34%) Network Security
5 3 (2.34%) SSL
5 3 (2.34%) VPN
6 2 (1.56%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.56%) SAN
7 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.78%) SMTP
7 1 (0.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.34%) OLAP
6 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.56%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.78%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.78%) DB2
8 1 (0.78%) MySQL
8 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) NUnit
1 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.34%) JIRA
3 3 (2.34%) Xcode
4 2 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (0.78%) Ant
5 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.78%) Gatling
5 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (19.53%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Advertising
3 2 (1.56%) Back Office
3 2 (1.56%) Marketing
3 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Publishing
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (23.44%) Developer
2 28 (21.88%) Analyst
2 28 (21.88%) Architect
3 14 (10.94%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (7.81%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.03%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.03%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.03%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (4.69%) SharePoint Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.91%) Digital Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.91%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.53%) Web Services
2 23 (17.97%) .NET
3 12 (9.38%) CSS
3 12 (9.38%) XML
4 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.81%) HTML
5 10 (7.81%) jQuery
6 8 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.13%) Entity Framework
9 4 (3.13%) React
9 4 (3.13%) Redux
10 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.56%) RESTful
11 1 (0.78%) Ajax
11 1 (0.78%) JSTL
11 1 (0.78%) LINQ
11 1 (0.78%) Spring
11 1 (0.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.69%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.69%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.34%) PMI
5 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Fintech
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.16%) Windows
2 17 (13.28%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.47%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.69%) Unix
6 6 (4.69%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.34%) Fedora
7 3 (2.34%) Linux
7 3 (2.34%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.34%) Solaris
8 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.16%) CRM
2 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (9.38%) Project Management
4 11 (8.59%) Migration
5 10 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (7.81%) ITIL
5 10 (7.81%) MVC
5 10 (7.81%) TOGAF
6 9 (7.03%) ETL
7 8 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.25%) SDLC
8 7 (5.47%) SOA
9 6 (4.69%) Benchmarking
10 5 (3.91%) Data Management
10 5 (3.91%) DevOps
10 5 (3.91%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.13%) Coaching
11 4 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.66%) SQL
2 22 (17.19%) C#
3 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.59%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.34%) ABAP
6 3 (2.34%) Apple Swift
6 3 (2.34%) Java
7 2 (1.56%) Python
7 2 (1.56%) VBScript
8 1 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.78%) PHP
8 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.38%) Degree
3 9 (7.03%) ISEB
4 4 (3.13%) CISSP
4 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.34%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) MCP
6 2 (1.56%) MCSA
6 2 (1.56%) MCSD
6 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.78%) CISM
7 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.34%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (28.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.34%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.56%) vSphere
4 2 (1.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) SCCM
1 6 (4.69%) SCOM
2 4 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.56%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.78%) SCSM
5 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (16.41%) VMware
2 7 (5.47%) Cisco
2 7 (5.47%) Dell
2 7 (5.47%) HP
3 6 (4.69%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.91%) Oracle
5 4 (3.13%) Citrix
5 4 (3.13%) SAP
6 3 (2.34%) 3PAR
6 3 (2.34%) Apple
6 3 (2.34%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.34%) Cognos
6 3 (2.34%) Intel Security
6 3 (2.34%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.34%) SonicWALL
6 3 (2.34%) Tableau
6 3 (2.34%) Veeam
7 2 (1.56%) Informatica
7 2 (1.56%) NetApp
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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