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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 53 72 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.66% 11.67% 23.51%
As % of the Vendors category 19.20% 31.58% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 53
Median daily rate £365 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £243 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £16.90 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -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
276 228 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 39.88% 36.95% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 140 103
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £285 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 16
Median hourly rate £28.08 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £10.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £16.85 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +7 18 £350 - 4
Worthing -15 9 £200 -33.33% 5
Gatwick -10 8 £413 +3.12% 1
East Grinstead +1 6 £350 +47.36%
Chichester -3 2 £233 -45.29% 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 59 (47.58%) Windows
2 48 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 35 (28.23%) MS Excel
4 30 (24.19%) SQL Server
5 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (20.97%) SQL
7 24 (19.35%) MS Office
7 24 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (19.35%) VMware
7 24 (19.35%) Windows Server
8 23 (18.55%) Finance
9 22 (17.74%) .NET
10 21 (16.94%) C#
11 20 (16.13%) Web Services
12 18 (14.52%) ITIL
13 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
14 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
14 16 (12.90%) MS Exchange
14 16 (12.90%) HP
14 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (12.90%) Office 365
15 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (12.10%) PowerShell
15 15 (12.10%) SharePoint
16 14 (11.29%) CRM
16 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
17 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
17 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 16 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.10%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.23%) IIS
6 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) CMS
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (28.23%) MS Excel
2 24 (19.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (12.90%) Office 365
2 8 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.42%) IaaS
4 3 (2.42%) Yammer
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) Firewall
1 8 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.65%) DHCP
2 7 (5.65%) DNS
2 7 (5.65%) LAN
3 5 (4.03%) Internet
3 5 (4.03%) SNMP
3 5 (4.03%) WAN
4 4 (3.23%) SAN
4 4 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.42%) VLAN
6 2 (1.61%) 3G
6 2 (1.61%) ADSL
6 2 (1.61%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.61%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.61%) NAS
6 2 (1.61%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.61%) VoIP
6 2 (1.61%) VPN
6 2 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.42%) OLAP
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.61%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.81%) DTS
9 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.84%) NUnit
2 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (1.61%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (18.55%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Law
3 3 (2.42%) Back Office
3 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.58%) Analyst
2 27 (21.77%) Developer
3 17 (13.71%) Architect
4 10 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Service Analyst
5 9 (7.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) CRM Developer
8 6 (4.84%) DevOps Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) IT Support
8 6 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.74%) .NET
2 20 (16.13%) Web Services
3 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.87%) XML
5 9 (7.26%) CSS
5 9 (7.26%) HTML
5 9 (7.26%) jQuery
6 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.61%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.61%) Java EE
8 2 (1.61%) React
8 2 (1.61%) RESTful
9 1 (0.81%) Ajax
9 1 (0.81%) LINQ
9 1 (0.81%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.23%) PKI
6 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.42%) PMI
7 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.61%) NHS
7 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Clustering
8 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Fintech
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (47.58%) Windows
2 24 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.45%) Linux
7 8 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 7 (5.65%) Unix
8 7 (5.65%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.42%) Fedora
9 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.42%) Solaris
10 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.61%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.52%) ITIL
3 14 (11.29%) CRM
4 12 (9.68%) Migration
5 11 (8.87%) Service Management
6 10 (8.06%) SDLC
7 9 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.26%) ETL
7 9 (7.26%) MVC
8 8 (6.45%) Coaching
9 7 (5.65%) Case Management
9 7 (5.65%) DevOps
9 7 (5.65%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.65%) Project Management
9 7 (5.65%) SOA
10 6 (4.84%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.84%) Change Management
10 6 (4.84%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.03%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.97%) SQL
2 21 (16.94%) C#
3 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.10%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.26%) Java
6 7 (5.65%) VBScript
7 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.42%) ABAP
9 2 (1.61%) Python
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.87%) Degree
3 11 (8.87%) MCP
4 10 (8.06%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.03%) ISEB
5 5 (4.03%) MCSA
6 4 (3.23%) MCSE
7 3 (2.42%) CISSP
7 3 (2.42%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.42%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.61%) MCSD
8 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.81%) CCNP
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) SLA
2 4 (3.23%) QA
3 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.65%) XenApp
4 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.42%) BitLocker
5 3 (2.42%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.42%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.61%) vSphere
6 2 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) SCCM
2 7 (5.65%) SCOM
3 3 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.42%) MOM
4 2 (1.61%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.81%) SCSM
5 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) VMware
2 16 (12.90%) HP
3 10 (8.06%) Cisco
3 10 (8.06%) Citrix
4 6 (4.84%) 3PAR
4 6 (4.84%) Dell
4 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.03%) Meraki
5 5 (4.03%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.23%) Cognos
6 4 (3.23%) Oracle
6 4 (3.23%) SAP
7 3 (2.42%) 3Com
7 3 (2.42%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.42%) Intel Security
7 3 (2.42%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.42%) Riverbed
7 3 (2.42%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.42%) webMethods
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