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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 114 34 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.08% 9.94% 16.40%
As % of the Vendors category 45.97% 20.61% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 24 52
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£390 £325 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £516 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.41 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £16.55 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
248 165 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 50.20% 48.25% 47.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 96 134
Average daily rate £395 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £163 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 14
Average hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £38.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +6 32 £400 -16.01% 5
Crawley +9 23 £400 -9.09% 6
East Grinstead +2 5 £475 -2.56%
Haywards Heath - 5 - - 2
Horsham +3 4 £138 -48.11% 4
Gatwick -3 4 £475 +227.58%
Littlehampton - 4 £400 - 1
Hassocks - - - -
Arundel - - - -
Bognor Regis - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 106 (52.22%) Windows
2 83 (40.89%) Active Directory
3 59 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 56 (27.59%) MS Exchange
6 50 (24.63%) ITIL
7 49 (24.14%) MS Office
8 45 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (22.17%) SCCM
9 42 (20.69%) SharePoint
10 40 (19.70%) Hyper-V
11 38 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (18.72%) MCSE
11 38 (18.72%) SQL Server
12 37 (18.23%) Clustering
13 34 (16.75%) SQL
14 32 (15.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (15.27%) HP
15 31 (15.27%) .NET
15 31 (15.27%) VMware
15 31 (15.27%) Windows 7
16 30 (14.78%) Finance
17 29 (14.29%) SAN
18 28 (13.79%) MCP
19 26 (12.81%) HTML
20 25 (12.32%) C#
20 25 (12.32%) MVC
21 24 (11.82%) IIS
21 24 (11.82%) Citrix
22 23 (11.33%) Office 365

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 56 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 42 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 24 (11.82%) IIS
4 22 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (10.34%) Lync
6 19 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (9.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (6.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (4.43%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (2.46%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.48%) Node.js
11 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.49%) CMS
13 1 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 58 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 49 (24.14%) MS Office
3 11 (5.42%) MS Project
3 11 (5.42%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.99%) assyst
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.33%) Office 365
2 5 (2.46%) IaaS
2 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.29%) SAN
2 17 (8.37%) DNS
3 15 (7.39%) DHCP
4 10 (4.93%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.43%) Firewall
5 9 (4.43%) Wireless
6 7 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (3.45%) Intranet
6 7 (3.45%) Internet
7 5 (2.46%) VLAN
7 5 (2.46%) VoIP
8 4 (1.97%) WAN
9 3 (1.48%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.48%) VPN
9 3 (1.48%) SNMP
9 3 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.48%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.99%) LAN
10 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.46%) PerformancePoint
4 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.97%) PowerCenter
6 3 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) QlikView
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.49%) MS Access
8 1 (0.49%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.49%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.48%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.48%) Trac
3 3 (1.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) MorphX
4 1 (0.49%) Selenium
4 1 (0.49%) NUnit
4 1 (0.49%) MSI
4 1 (0.49%) InstallShield
General
1 30 (14.78%) Finance
2 7 (3.45%) Marketing
3 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.48%) Back Office
5 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.99%) Advertising
5 2 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 58 (28.57%) Analyst
2 27 (13.30%) Architect
3 20 (9.85%) Server Engineer
4 19 (9.36%) Systems Analyst
5 15 (7.39%) Consultant
6 13 (6.40%) Developer
7 12 (5.91%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.91%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (5.42%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Designer
9 10 (4.93%) Designer
10 9 (4.43%) IT Support
10 9 (4.43%) Junior
11 8 (3.94%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.94%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.27%) .NET
2 26 (12.81%) HTML
3 18 (8.87%) AngularJS
4 16 (7.88%) HTML5
5 15 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (5.42%) CSS
6 11 (5.42%) Web Services
6 11 (5.42%) XML
7 8 (3.94%) XSL
7 8 (3.94%) XSLT
8 7 (3.45%) Application Packaging
8 7 (3.45%) WCF
8 7 (3.45%) REST
9 6 (2.96%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (1.97%) SOAP
11 4 (1.97%) jQuery
12 3 (1.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.23%) Clustering
2 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.46%) PKI
4 5 (2.46%) Taxonomies
5 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.97%) PDA
5 4 (1.97%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.97%) iPad
6 3 (1.48%) GIS
6 3 (1.48%) Blog
7 2 (0.99%) iPhone
7 2 (0.99%) Telematics
7 2 (0.99%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.99%) Open Source
7 2 (0.99%) Social Media
7 2 (0.99%) NHS
7 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 106 (52.22%) Windows
2 59 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (15.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (15.27%) Windows 7
6 16 (7.88%) Linux
7 13 (6.40%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.45%) UNIX
9 6 (2.96%) HPUX
10 5 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.49%) VMS
13 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.63%) ITIL
2 25 (12.32%) MVC
3 15 (7.39%) Web Development
4 10 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (4.93%) B2B
5 9 (4.43%) Project Management
5 9 (4.43%) ITIL V3
6 8 (3.94%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.94%) Workflow
6 8 (3.94%) Migration
7 7 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 7 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (2.96%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (2.96%) Load Balancing
8 6 (2.96%) Asset Management
8 6 (2.96%) Software Engineering
8 6 (2.96%) CRM
8 6 (2.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.75%) SQL
2 25 (12.32%) C#
3 15 (7.39%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.43%) VBScript
4 9 (4.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.48%) Python
6 2 (0.99%) VB
7 1 (0.49%) ABAP
7 1 (0.49%) X++
7 1 (0.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (18.72%) MCSE
3 28 (13.79%) MCP
4 18 (8.87%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.39%) Degree
6 11 (5.42%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.93%) MCSA
8 8 (3.94%) CCNA
8 8 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.96%) MCITP
10 5 (2.46%) MCTS
10 5 (2.46%) CISSP
10 5 (2.46%) CEH
11 4 (1.97%) ISEB
11 4 (1.97%) MCSD
11 4 (1.97%) MCDST
12 3 (1.48%) MCPD
12 3 (1.48%) MCDBA
12 3 (1.48%) CCNP
13 2 (0.99%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) SLA
2 6 (2.96%) Solvency II
3 5 (2.46%) QA
4 4 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.99%) GAMP
5 2 (0.99%) GMP
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.49%) P3O
System Software
1 83 (40.89%) Active Directory
2 40 (19.70%) Hyper-V
3 21 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (3.45%) UAG
6 4 (1.97%) XenApp
6 4 (1.97%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.97%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.49%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 45 (22.17%) SCCM
2 9 (4.43%) WSUS
3 8 (3.94%) SCOM
4 5 (2.46%) Nessus
4 5 (2.46%) SCSM
5 4 (1.97%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (1.97%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.49%) MOM
8 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (15.27%) HP
1 31 (15.27%) VMware
2 24 (11.82%) Citrix
3 13 (6.40%) Cisco
4 11 (5.42%) Dell
5 9 (4.43%) McAfee
6 7 (3.45%) SAP
7 5 (2.46%) Qualys
7 5 (2.46%) Sonus
7 5 (2.46%) Avaya
7 5 (2.46%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.97%) Informatica
8 4 (1.97%) Oracle
9 3 (1.48%) NetApp
9 3 (1.48%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.48%) Panasonic
9 3 (1.48%) Sophos
10 2 (0.99%) Lotus
10 2 (0.99%) Trend Micro
10 2 (0.99%) Tableau
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 13 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
QA Limited
Rate: £175.12 per week
Posted: 15 days ago