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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 44 107 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.07% 23.01% 8.80%
As % of the Vendors category 19.82% 48.20% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 67 20
Average daily rate £400 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £154 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Average hourly rate £19.75 £15.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% -1.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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
222 222 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 45.77% 47.74% 50.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 135 94
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -33.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 February 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 -12 13 £313 -26.47% 10
Gatwick -3 9 £519 +52.57%
Haywards Heath +1 4 - - 1
Worthing -16 3 - - 1
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 2
Chichester - 1 - - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 59 (47.58%) Windows
2 53 (42.74%) MS Excel
3 48 (38.71%) MS Office
4 36 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 32 (25.81%) Windows 7
6 28 (22.58%) ITIL
7 26 (20.97%) Finance
8 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (15.32%) Citrix
9 19 (15.32%) SharePoint
10 18 (14.52%) Windows Server
10 18 (14.52%) Security Cleared
10 18 (14.52%) Office 365
11 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (12.90%) SC Cleared
11 16 (12.90%) MS Exchange
11 16 (12.90%) Migration
12 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
12 15 (12.10%) SCCM
13 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (9.68%) Project Management
16 11 (8.87%) MS Project
16 11 (8.87%) CRM
16 11 (8.87%) VMware
16 11 (8.87%) SCSM
17 10 (8.06%) Problem Management
17 10 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
17 10 (8.06%) MCSE
17 10 (8.06%) SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (15.32%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.45%) Documentum
4 6 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.23%) IIS
5 4 (3.23%) Lync
5 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.42%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (42.74%) MS Excel
2 48 (38.71%) MS Office
3 11 (8.87%) MS Project
4 6 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.03%) Data Workbench
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.52%) Office 365
2 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) Intranet
1 9 (7.26%) SAN
2 7 (5.65%) DNS
2 7 (5.65%) WAN
3 5 (4.03%) DHCP
3 5 (4.03%) Firewall
3 5 (4.03%) Internet
3 5 (4.03%) NetScaler
3 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.03%) VPN
4 4 (3.23%) LAN
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.42%) Network Security
5 3 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.81%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.81%) Skype
7 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) EDRMS
3 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (20.97%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Law
3 5 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.23%) Marketing
5 3 (2.42%) Advertising
5 3 (2.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.61%) Billing
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Local Government
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Military
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (41.94%) Analyst
2 16 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 12 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.87%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.26%) Applications Support
5 9 (7.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 9 (7.26%) CRM Analyst
5 9 (7.26%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.45%) IT Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Architect
7 7 (5.65%) CRM Business Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) IT Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.84%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.26%) Web Services
2 4 (3.23%) .NET
2 4 (3.23%) HTML
3 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.42%) CSS
3 3 (2.42%) CSS3
3 3 (2.42%) HTML5
3 3 (2.42%) jQuery
3 3 (2.42%) XML
4 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.61%) JSON
4 2 (1.61%) RESTful
4 2 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.81%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.81%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.84%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.42%) PKI
5 3 (2.42%) Social Media
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.61%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.81%) FMCG
7 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (47.58%) Windows
2 32 (25.81%) Windows 7
3 18 (14.52%) Windows Server
4 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.26%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.84%) Linux
8 5 (4.03%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.81%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.58%) ITIL
2 16 (12.90%) Migration
3 12 (9.68%) Project Management
4 11 (8.87%) CRM
5 10 (8.06%) Problem Management
6 9 (7.26%) User Stories
7 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.65%) SDLC
9 6 (4.84%) Case Management
9 6 (4.84%) Change Control
9 6 (4.84%) Service Desk Management
9 6 (4.84%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.03%) Business Transformation
10 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.03%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.03%) Server Building
11 4 (3.23%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.23%) Records Management
11 4 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.06%) SQL
2 6 (4.84%) VBA
3 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.42%) C#
4 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) C++
5 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.06%) MCSE
5 5 (4.03%) MCP
5 5 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.23%) MCSA
7 3 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.42%) ISEB
7 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.61%) CBAP
8 2 (1.61%) MCITP
8 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.81%) CCNP
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.81%) CISMP
9 1 (0.81%) CISSP
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) P3O
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.65%) XenApp
4 3 (2.42%) UAG
4 3 (2.42%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.61%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.61%) vCloud
5 2 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.81%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (12.10%) SCCM
2 11 (8.87%) SCSM
3 4 (3.23%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.61%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.61%) SCOM
4 2 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (15.32%) Citrix
2 11 (8.87%) VMware
3 10 (8.06%) Cisco
4 8 (6.45%) Dell
5 6 (4.84%) IBM
6 5 (4.03%) Adobe
6 5 (4.03%) Cognos
6 5 (4.03%) NetApp
7 4 (3.23%) HP
7 4 (3.23%) LANDesk
7 4 (3.23%) Symantec
8 3 (2.42%) Apple
8 3 (2.42%) Lotus
8 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.42%) Remedy
8 3 (2.42%) Sophos
9 2 (1.61%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.61%) Twitter
10 1 (0.81%) IronPort
10 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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