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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 26 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 60 127 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.01% 21.45% 17.38%
As % of the Vendors category 20.41% 41.23% 42.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 91 37
Average daily rate £350 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £260 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.38 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% +12.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
294 308 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 39.25% 52.03% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 202 87
Average daily rate £413 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 14
Average hourly rate £17.95 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.77% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.01 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 26 £340 -5.55% 2
Worthing -43 14 £135 -66.25% 1
Gatwick -7 6 £440 +4.76% 1
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Chichester - 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 49 (46.67%) Windows
2 36 (34.29%) MS Excel
3 32 (30.48%) Active Directory
4 26 (24.76%) MS Office
5 20 (19.05%) Office 365
6 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
7 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
7 18 (17.14%) Finance
7 18 (17.14%) SCCM
7 18 (17.14%) Windows 7
8 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (16.19%) SQL
9 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
10 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 14 (13.33%) ITIL
11 14 (13.33%) MCP
11 14 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (13.33%) Windows Server
12 13 (12.38%) .NET
13 12 (11.43%) HP
13 12 (11.43%) VMware
14 11 (10.48%) Migration
14 11 (10.48%) IIS
14 11 (10.48%) CRM
14 11 (10.48%) MCSE
14 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
2 14 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.48%) IIS
4 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (5.71%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.86%) Confluence
7 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.95%) Documentum
9 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 26 (24.76%) MS Office
3 8 (7.62%) MS Project
4 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.86%) Data Workbench
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.05%) Office 365
2 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.67%) IaaS
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) PaaS
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) DNS
1 8 (7.62%) Internet
1 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.67%) DHCP
2 7 (6.67%) WAN
2 7 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (5.71%) Firewall
3 6 (5.71%) VPN
4 4 (3.81%) Intranet
4 4 (3.81%) SAN
4 4 (3.81%) VLAN
5 3 (2.86%) LAN
5 3 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.86%) Skype
6 2 (1.90%) ADSL
7 1 (0.95%) 3G
7 1 (0.95%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.95%) Broadband
7 1 (0.95%) IPsec
7 1 (0.95%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.95%) DTS
7 1 (0.95%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (1.90%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.90%) Gatling
3 2 (1.90%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.90%) MSI
3 2 (1.90%) NUnit
3 2 (1.90%) Selenium
4 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.95%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Law
3 5 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
5 2 (1.90%) Billing
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Analyst
2 13 (12.38%) Architect
3 12 (11.43%) Developer
4 9 (8.57%) IT Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) IT Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 7 (6.67%) IT Support
6 7 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) CRM Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) .NET
2 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (6.67%) XML
3 6 (5.71%) Web Services
4 3 (2.86%) HTML
5 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.90%) CSS
5 2 (1.90%) Java EE
5 2 (1.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Private Cloud
3 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.67%) PKI
4 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.81%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.81%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.90%) Social Media
8 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.95%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.95%) NHS
8 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 49 (46.67%) Windows
2 18 (17.14%) Windows 7
3 14 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.57%) Windows XP
5 8 (7.62%) Linux
6 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.76%) Unix
7 5 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.33%) ITIL
3 11 (10.48%) CRM
3 11 (10.48%) Migration
4 9 (8.57%) SDLC
5 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.62%) ITIL V3
5 8 (7.62%) Service Management
6 7 (6.67%) Case Management
7 6 (5.71%) Change Management
7 6 (5.71%) Coaching
7 6 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.71%) Open Source
7 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.76%) Business Transformation
8 5 (4.76%) DevOps
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.57%) VBScript
4 8 (7.62%) C#
4 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (1.90%) VB
7 1 (0.95%) Scala
7 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 14 (13.33%) MCP
5 11 (10.48%) MCSE
6 10 (9.52%) MCSA
7 5 (4.76%) ISEB
8 2 (1.90%) Degree
8 2 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.90%) MCDST
8 2 (1.90%) MCSD
9 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (30.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.81%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (2.86%) UAG
5 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.90%) XenApp
6 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.95%) vCloud
6 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.95%) vSphere
6 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (17.14%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.95%) MOM
3 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.95%) SCOM
3 1 (0.95%) SCSM
3 1 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) HP
1 12 (11.43%) VMware
2 9 (8.57%) Citrix
3 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.76%) Cisco
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle
4 5 (4.76%) SAP
5 4 (3.81%) 3Com
5 4 (3.81%) 3PAR
5 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.81%) Meraki
5 4 (3.81%) Riverbed
5 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.86%) Adobe
6 3 (2.86%) Dell
6 3 (2.86%) IBM
6 3 (2.86%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.86%) Remedy
6 3 (2.86%) Symantec
7 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
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