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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 56 69 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.20% 13.77% 30.46%
As % of the Vendors category 21.54% 30.40% 60.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 70
Median daily rate £300 £323 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £135 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £470 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.90 £16.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
260 227 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 38.07% 45.31% 50.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 117 112
Median daily rate £365 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 16
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.50 £16.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 July 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
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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 July 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 +5 23 £325 -21.21% 7
Worthing -8 14 £200 +66.66% 2
Gatwick -12 7 £350 +4.86% 4
Horsham - 3 £130 - 1
Chichester - 1 - - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 66 (57.89%) Windows
2 44 (38.60%) Active Directory
3 42 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 26 (22.81%) MS Office
5 25 (21.93%) SQL
6 23 (20.18%) Finance
7 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (18.42%) VMware
8 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
9 20 (17.54%) .NET
10 19 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 18 (15.79%) Windows Server
11 18 (15.79%) ITIL
11 18 (15.79%) Web Services
12 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET
13 15 (13.16%) C#
13 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
13 15 (13.16%) HP
13 15 (13.16%) PowerShell
14 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (12.28%) Office 365
14 14 (12.28%) XML
14 14 (12.28%) SCCM
15 13 (11.40%) VBScript
15 13 (11.40%) CRM
15 13 (11.40%) MS Exchange
16 12 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
17 11 (9.65%) Cisco
17 11 (9.65%) MCP

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 13 (11.40%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.14%) IIS
4 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.63%) Confluence
6 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 42 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 26 (22.81%) MS Office
3 5 (4.39%) MS Project
4 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (12.28%) Office 365
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) IaaS
3 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.63%) Yammer
5 2 (1.75%) PaaS
5 2 (1.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) Firewall
2 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.26%) LAN
3 6 (5.26%) WAN
4 5 (4.39%) DHCP
4 5 (4.39%) DNS
4 5 (4.39%) Internet
5 4 (3.51%) VLAN
5 4 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.63%) SAN
6 3 (2.63%) SNMP
7 2 (1.75%) 3G
7 2 (1.75%) ADSL
7 2 (1.75%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.75%) Broadband
7 2 (1.75%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.75%) Skype
7 2 (1.75%) VoIP
7 2 (1.75%) VPN
7 2 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.75%) OLAP
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) DTS
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.14%) JIRA
3 6 (5.26%) NUnit
4 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.75%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.75%) Gatling
5 2 (1.75%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.75%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.75%) MSI
5 2 (1.75%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Law
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Analyst
2 20 (17.54%) Developer
3 12 (10.53%) Architect
4 9 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 9 (7.89%) SQL Developer
5 8 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (7.02%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.02%) IT Support
5 8 (7.02%) Service Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.26%) CRM Developer
7 6 (5.26%) DevOps Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (4.39%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.54%) .NET
2 18 (15.79%) Web Services
3 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET
4 14 (12.28%) XML
5 8 (7.02%) HTML
6 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (6.14%) CSS
6 7 (6.14%) jQuery
7 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.75%) Java EE
7 2 (1.75%) RESTful
8 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.51%) PKI
6 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 66 (57.89%) Windows
2 19 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 18 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.77%) Windows 10
5 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 8 (7.02%) Unix
8 7 (6.14%) Linux
9 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.75%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.75%) VMS
12 1 (0.88%) Fedora
12 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.79%) ITIL
3 13 (11.40%) CRM
4 11 (9.65%) SDLC
5 10 (8.77%) Service Management
6 8 (7.02%) Case Management
6 8 (7.02%) Migration
6 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.14%) DevOps
7 7 (6.14%) MVC
7 7 (6.14%) SOA
8 6 (5.26%) Change Management
8 6 (5.26%) Coaching
8 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.26%) Open Source
9 5 (4.39%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.39%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.39%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) SQL
2 15 (13.16%) C#
2 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 15 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 13 (11.40%) VBScript
4 10 (8.77%) Java
5 2 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) Scala
6 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.65%) MCP
2 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.89%) ISEB
4 8 (7.02%) Degree
4 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.14%) MCSA
5 7 (6.14%) MCSE
6 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.63%) CISSP
7 3 (2.63%) MCSD
8 2 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.75%) MCDST
9 1 (0.88%) CCNA
9 1 (0.88%) CCNP
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (38.60%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.39%) XenApp
4 4 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.63%) BitLocker
5 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.63%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) SCOM
3 3 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.63%) MOM
4 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) VMware
2 15 (13.16%) HP
3 11 (9.65%) Cisco
4 8 (7.02%) Citrix
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle
5 7 (6.14%) SAP
6 5 (4.39%) Meraki
7 4 (3.51%) 3Com
7 4 (3.51%) 3PAR
7 4 (3.51%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.51%) Dell
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.51%) Riverbed
7 4 (3.51%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.51%) webMethods
8 3 (2.63%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.63%) Cognos
8 3 (2.63%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.63%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.63%) ServiceNow
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: 3 months rolling £ good
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Damco Solutions
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