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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 123 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.79% 13.69% 15.80%
As % of the Vendors category 44.89% 30.87% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 29 53
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.01 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -29.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.70 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.55 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
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
274 149 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 53.00% 44.35% 49.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 91 139
Average daily rate £400 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.60% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.71 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 33 £390 -2.50% 9
Crawley +4 19 £375 -21.05% 7
Gatwick 0 12 £388 +167.24% 1
Haywards Heath - 5 - - 4
East Grinstead 0 4 £475 - 2
Horsham 0 2 £138 -48.11% 1
Arundel - - - -
Bognor Regis - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
Chichester - - - - 6
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 113 (51.13%) Windows
2 87 (39.37%) Active Directory
3 64 (28.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (28.05%) ITIL
5 59 (26.70%) MS Excel
6 57 (25.79%) MS Exchange
7 50 (22.62%) SharePoint
7 50 (22.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 47 (21.27%) SCCM
9 45 (20.36%) MCSE
9 45 (20.36%) MS Office
10 43 (19.46%) .NET
10 43 (19.46%) SQL Server
11 41 (18.55%) Finance
12 40 (18.10%) SQL
12 40 (18.10%) Hyper-V
12 40 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (16.74%) C#
13 37 (16.74%) Clustering
14 33 (14.93%) Windows 7
15 31 (14.03%) VMware
15 31 (14.03%) MVC
15 31 (14.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (14.03%) HP
16 29 (13.12%) SAN
17 28 (12.67%) MCP
18 25 (11.31%) HTML
18 25 (11.31%) Web Development
19 23 (10.41%) IIS
20 22 (9.95%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 57 (25.79%) MS Exchange
2 50 (22.62%) SharePoint
3 23 (10.41%) IIS
4 22 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (9.95%) Lync
5 21 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (9.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (3.62%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.26%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (2.26%) SAS
10 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.81%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.45%) Site Server
13 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 59 (26.70%) MS Excel
2 45 (20.36%) MS Office
3 13 (5.88%) MS Project
3 13 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.45%) assyst
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.95%) Office 365
2 5 (2.26%) IaaS
2 5 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.12%) SAN
2 17 (7.69%) DNS
3 15 (6.79%) Intranet
3 15 (6.79%) DHCP
4 13 (5.88%) Internet
5 10 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.07%) Firewall
7 8 (3.62%) Wireless
8 7 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.26%) VLAN
9 5 (2.26%) VoIP
10 4 (1.81%) WAN
11 3 (1.36%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.36%) VPN
11 3 (1.36%) SNMP
11 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.90%) LAN
12 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.90%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.26%) PerformancePoint
9 4 (1.81%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.81%) PowerCenter
9 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.90%) QlikView
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.45%) MS Access
12 1 (0.45%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.36%) Trac
4 3 (1.36%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.36%) Subversion
5 2 (0.90%) MSI
5 2 (0.90%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.45%) MorphX
General
1 41 (18.55%) Finance
2 5 (2.26%) Marketing
3 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.81%) Back Office
4 3 (1.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
5 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (26.70%) Analyst
2 39 (17.65%) Architect
3 20 (9.05%) Server Engineer
4 19 (8.60%) Systems Analyst
5 17 (7.69%) Developer
6 14 (6.33%) Consultant
6 14 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.43%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (4.98%) Desktop Support
8 11 (4.98%) Designer
9 10 (4.52%) Infrastructure Designer
9 10 (4.52%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (4.07%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.07%) IT Support
11 8 (3.62%) Web Architect
11 8 (3.62%) Junior
11 8 (3.62%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.46%) .NET
2 25 (11.31%) HTML
3 21 (9.50%) AngularJS
3 21 (9.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (7.69%) HTML5
5 13 (5.88%) Web Services
5 13 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 12 (5.43%) ASP.NET
7 10 (4.52%) XML
8 9 (4.07%) CSS
9 8 (3.62%) XSL
9 8 (3.62%) XSLT
9 8 (3.62%) Application Packaging
10 6 (2.71%) MDX
11 5 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.81%) REST
12 4 (1.81%) WCF
13 3 (1.36%) jQuery
13 3 (1.36%) XSD
13 3 (1.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.74%) Clustering
2 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.62%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.71%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.26%) PKI
5 5 (2.26%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.81%) PDA
6 4 (1.81%) NHS
7 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.36%) Blog
7 3 (1.36%) Telematics
7 3 (1.36%) iPad
7 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.90%) iPhone
8 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.45%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 113 (51.13%) Windows
2 64 (28.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (14.93%) Windows 7
5 31 (14.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (7.24%) Linux
7 13 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.17%) HPUX
9 6 (2.71%) UNIX
10 5 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.90%) Android
14 1 (0.45%) VMS
14 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.05%) ITIL
2 31 (14.03%) MVC
3 25 (11.31%) Web Development
4 19 (8.60%) ITIL V3
5 16 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (5.88%) Project Management
6 13 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (4.52%) Problem Management
7 10 (4.52%) B2B
8 9 (4.07%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.62%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (3.17%) Workflow
10 7 (3.17%) Migration
10 7 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.17%) TDD
10 7 (3.17%) Coaching
11 6 (2.71%) Test Strategy
11 6 (2.71%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.10%) SQL
2 37 (16.74%) C#
3 12 (5.43%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.52%) VBScript
6 7 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.17%) X++
7 5 (2.26%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.36%) Python
9 2 (0.90%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 50 (22.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (20.36%) MCSE
3 28 (12.67%) MCP
4 21 (9.50%) Security Cleared
5 14 (6.33%) Degree
6 11 (4.98%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.52%) MCITP
7 10 (4.52%) MCSA
8 8 (3.62%) CCNA
8 8 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.26%) CISSP
9 5 (2.26%) CEH
9 5 (2.26%) MCDST
9 5 (2.26%) MCTS
10 4 (1.81%) MCSD
11 3 (1.36%) ISEB
11 3 (1.36%) MCDBA
11 3 (1.36%) CCNP
11 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.36%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.62%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) QA
2 5 (2.26%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) GAMP
4 1 (0.45%) GMP
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) P3O
System Software
1 87 (39.37%) Active Directory
2 40 (18.10%) Hyper-V
3 20 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (3.17%) UAG
6 4 (1.81%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.36%) XenApp
7 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.45%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 47 (21.27%) SCCM
2 9 (4.07%) SCOM
2 9 (4.07%) WSUS
3 6 (2.71%) SCSM
4 5 (2.26%) Nessus
5 4 (1.81%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.45%) MOM
8 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (14.03%) HP
1 31 (14.03%) VMware
2 22 (9.95%) Citrix
3 11 (4.98%) Dell
3 11 (4.98%) Cisco
4 9 (4.07%) McAfee
5 8 (3.62%) Tableau
5 8 (3.62%) Oracle
6 6 (2.71%) SAP
7 5 (2.26%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.26%) Avaya
7 5 (2.26%) Sonus
7 5 (2.26%) Qualys
8 4 (1.81%) Informatica
9 3 (1.36%) NetApp
9 3 (1.36%) Apple
9 3 (1.36%) Panasonic
9 3 (1.36%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.36%) Sophos
10 2 (0.90%) Symantec
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Chichester
Cognitive Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + n/a
Posted: 17 days ago