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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 101 88 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.81% 26.43% 18.04%
As % of the Vendors category 36.46% 60.69% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 34
Average daily rate
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£395 £363 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -11.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £147 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.84 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £24.30 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
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
277 145 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 48.85% 43.54% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 83 116
Average daily rate £363 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £160 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £494 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 25
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £15.68 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £23.70 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Gatwick +1 27 £400 +37.33% 4
Worthing -9 14 £275 -30.37% 1
Crawley -16 10 £265 -20.89% 5
Haywards Heath - 3 £350 - 5
Littlehampton -2 1 - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - - 1
Horsham - 1 - - 1
Billingshurst - 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 98 (45.37%) Windows
2 73 (33.80%) Active Directory
3 67 (31.02%) MS Excel
4 54 (25.00%) .NET
5 52 (24.07%) ITIL
5 52 (24.07%) Finance
6 46 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (19.91%) C#
8 42 (19.44%) SQL
8 42 (19.44%) MS Exchange
9 41 (18.98%) SharePoint
9 41 (18.98%) MS Office
10 40 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (18.06%) SCCM
12 35 (16.20%) SQL Server
12 35 (16.20%) MVC
13 33 (15.28%) VMware
13 33 (15.28%) MCSE
13 33 (15.28%) Hyper-V
14 30 (13.89%) Windows 7
14 30 (13.89%) Web Development
15 28 (12.96%) HP
16 26 (12.04%) SAN
16 26 (12.04%) HTML
16 26 (12.04%) ASP.NET Web API
17 23 (10.65%) DNS
18 22 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (10.19%) AngularJS
19 21 (9.72%) Security Cleared
19 21 (9.72%) DHCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 42 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 41 (18.98%) SharePoint
3 20 (9.26%) IIS
4 19 (8.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (6.48%) Lync
7 10 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (2.31%) SAS
11 5 (2.31%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.46%) Site Server
14 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 67 (31.02%) MS Excel
2 41 (18.98%) MS Office
3 16 (7.41%) MS Project
4 11 (5.09%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (5.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.31%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) assyst
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.80%) Office 365
2 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.04%) SAN
2 23 (10.65%) DNS
3 21 (9.72%) DHCP
4 15 (6.94%) Intranet
5 12 (5.56%) Internet
6 10 (4.63%) VLAN
7 9 (4.17%) Firewall
8 8 (3.70%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.24%) Wireless
10 5 (2.31%) VoIP
11 4 (1.85%) WAN
11 4 (1.85%) VPN
12 3 (1.39%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.93%) LAN
14 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.46%) BT 21CN
14 1 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.31%) PerformancePoint
5 5 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.85%) MSBuild
4 3 (1.39%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.39%) Subversion
4 3 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.39%) Trac
5 1 (0.46%) MSI
5 1 (0.46%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.46%) MorphX
General
1 52 (24.07%) Finance
2 5 (2.31%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.85%) Marketing
4 2 (0.93%) Local Government
4 2 (0.93%) Back Office
4 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.46%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (31.48%) Analyst
2 42 (19.44%) Architect
3 22 (10.19%) Developer
4 17 (7.87%) Systems Analyst
5 15 (6.94%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.02%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (6.02%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (5.09%) Consultant
8 11 (5.09%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.63%) Web Architect
10 9 (4.17%) Desktop Support
10 9 (4.17%) Server Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (3.70%) IT Support
11 8 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.70%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.24%) Systems Architect
13 6 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.00%) .NET
2 26 (12.04%) HTML
2 26 (12.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (10.19%) AngularJS
4 18 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 18 (8.33%) Web Services
5 17 (7.87%) HTML5
6 16 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 11 (5.09%) XML
8 10 (4.63%) CSS
9 9 (4.17%) XSL
9 9 (4.17%) MDX
10 8 (3.70%) XSLT
11 7 (3.24%) WCF
11 7 (3.24%) Application Packaging
12 6 (2.78%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.85%) jQuery
13 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (1.39%) XSD
14 3 (1.39%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.72%) Clustering
2 17 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 9 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.31%) PKI
6 5 (2.31%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.85%) PDA
7 4 (1.85%) NHS
8 3 (1.39%) Telematics
8 3 (1.39%) Blog
8 3 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.39%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.46%) EPoS
9 1 (0.46%) Social Media
9 1 (0.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 98 (45.37%) Windows
2 46 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 22 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.56%) Linux
7 9 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.24%) UNIX
9 6 (2.78%) HPUX
10 5 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.93%) Android
12 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.46%) VMS
13 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.07%) ITIL
2 35 (16.20%) MVC
3 30 (13.89%) Web Development
4 17 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (6.48%) ITIL V3
5 14 (6.48%) Systems Analysis
5 14 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (6.48%) CRM
6 13 (6.02%) Migration
7 12 (5.56%) Project Management
8 11 (5.09%) B2B
9 10 (4.63%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.63%) Workflow
9 10 (4.63%) TDD
10 9 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.70%) Time Management
11 8 (3.70%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.24%) Coaching
13 6 (2.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.91%) C#
2 42 (19.44%) SQL
3 15 (6.94%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.63%) X++
6 9 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.24%) VBScript
8 5 (2.31%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.39%) VB
9 3 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (15.28%) MCSE
3 21 (9.72%) Security Cleared
4 15 (6.94%) MCP
5 13 (6.02%) Degree
6 12 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.09%) MCSA
7 11 (5.09%) MCITP
8 8 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.24%) CCNA
10 6 (2.78%) MCDST
11 5 (2.31%) MCTS
12 4 (1.85%) CEH
12 4 (1.85%) CISSP
13 3 (1.39%) MCSD
13 3 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.39%) CCNP
14 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.93%) MCPD
14 2 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) SLA
2 5 (2.31%) QA
3 3 (1.39%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) GAMP
4 1 (0.46%) GMP
4 1 (0.46%) P3O
System Software
1 73 (33.80%) Active Directory
2 33 (15.28%) Hyper-V
3 20 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.24%) UAG
5 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.46%) VMware GSX
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.46%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.46%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (18.06%) SCCM
2 9 (4.17%) WSUS
3 7 (3.24%) SCOM
4 6 (2.78%) SCSM
5 5 (2.31%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.85%) Nessus
6 4 (1.85%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.46%) MOM
9 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 33 (15.28%) VMware
2 28 (12.96%) HP
3 17 (7.87%) Citrix
4 12 (5.56%) Cisco
5 10 (4.63%) Dell
5 10 (4.63%) Oracle
6 9 (4.17%) McAfee
6 9 (4.17%) Tableau
7 5 (2.31%) Avaya
7 5 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.31%) Sonus
8 4 (1.85%) Qualys
8 4 (1.85%) Panasonic
8 4 (1.85%) Sophos
8 4 (1.85%) SAP
9 3 (1.39%) Apple
9 3 (1.39%) Epicor
9 3 (1.39%) NetApp
9 3 (1.39%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.39%) MuleSoft
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