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 3 September 2014 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 87 53 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.71% 13.62% 10.05%
As % of the Vendors category 50.29% 29.61% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 32 36
Average daily rate
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£325 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £214 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +19.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
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
173 179 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 47.14% 46.02% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 113 115
Average daily rate £300 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.44 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.25 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +1.57%

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 3 September 2014.

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 3 September 2014.

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 3 September 2014. 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
Crawley +10 25 £300 -11.11% 11
Gatwick 0 15 £210 -47.50%
Worthing -1 13 £145 -59.15% 2
East Grinstead -2 4 £450 +28.57% 2
Littlehampton - 3 - -
Horsham +1 2 £203 -53.44% 2
Lancing - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 3
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
Chichester - - - - 1
Petworth - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 88 (50.00%) Windows
2 80 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 68 (38.64%) MS Excel
4 66 (37.50%) MS Office
5 41 (23.30%) ITIL
6 36 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (19.89%) SharePoint
8 33 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 33 (18.75%) SCCM
9 31 (17.61%) MCSE
10 28 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 28 (15.91%) VMware
11 27 (15.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (14.77%) Linux
13 25 (14.20%) Windows 7
14 24 (13.64%) IIS
14 24 (13.64%) SQL
14 24 (13.64%) Firewall
15 23 (13.07%) MCP
16 22 (12.50%) Citrix
16 22 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
16 22 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (11.93%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (10.80%) Incident Management
18 19 (10.80%) CRM
18 19 (10.80%) DNS
19 18 (10.23%) Cisco
19 18 (10.23%) Configuration Management
20 16 (9.09%) Project Management
20 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 35 (19.89%) SharePoint
2 33 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 24 (13.64%) IIS
4 22 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (9.09%) Lync
6 10 (5.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.41%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.27%) Node.js
10 3 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.14%) MS Project Server
11 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.57%) Documentum
12 1 (0.57%) SAS
12 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 66 (37.50%) MS Office
3 11 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.98%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (3.41%) MS Project
6 5 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.95%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.95%) Office 365
2 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.25%) IaaS
4 3 (1.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.64%) Firewall
2 19 (10.80%) DNS
3 15 (8.52%) DHCP
4 14 (7.95%) TCP/IP
5 13 (7.39%) Internet
5 13 (7.39%) Wireless
6 12 (6.82%) SAN
7 11 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (5.11%) WAN
8 9 (5.11%) LAN
9 8 (4.55%) MPLS
10 7 (3.98%) VPN
10 7 (3.98%) VLAN
11 6 (3.41%) VoIP
12 5 (2.84%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (2.84%) IP Telephony
13 4 (2.27%) SSH
13 4 (2.27%) ADSL
13 4 (2.27%) FTP
13 4 (2.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.68%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Subversion
2 4 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) Selenium
5 1 (0.57%) Trac
5 1 (0.57%) NUnit
General
1 11 (6.25%) Marketing
2 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.98%) Finance
3 3 (1.70%) Advertising
4 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 38 (21.59%) Analyst
2 21 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (10.80%) Developer
3 19 (10.80%) Support Analyst
4 18 (10.23%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (7.39%) Consultant
7 10 (5.68%) IT Security Analyst
7 10 (5.68%) Security Analyst
7 10 (5.68%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (5.11%) Help Desk Support
9 8 (4.55%) Architect
9 8 (4.55%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.55%) IT Support
10 7 (3.98%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.98%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (3.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) Migration Engineer
11 6 (3.41%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.11%) .NET
2 8 (4.55%) REST
2 8 (4.55%) WCF
3 6 (3.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (3.41%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.84%) jQuery
4 5 (2.84%) Middleware
4 5 (2.84%) HTML
4 5 (2.84%) SOAP
5 4 (2.27%) Web Services
5 4 (2.27%) CSS
5 4 (2.27%) EDI
6 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.14%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.57%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.25%) PKI
2 10 (5.68%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.27%) GIS
4 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.70%) Blog
5 3 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.57%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.57%) DataPower
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) EPoS
7 1 (0.57%) Statistics
7 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.57%) Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 88 (50.00%) Windows
2 27 (15.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (14.77%) Linux
4 25 (14.20%) Windows 7
5 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.84%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.27%) UNIX
9 4 (2.27%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.30%) ITIL
2 19 (10.80%) Incident Management
2 19 (10.80%) CRM
3 18 (10.23%) Configuration Management
4 16 (9.09%) Project Management
5 15 (8.52%) Migration
6 11 (6.25%) Coaching
7 10 (5.68%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (5.68%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (5.11%) Business Transformation
8 9 (5.11%) ERP
8 9 (5.11%) Information Security
9 8 (4.55%) Quality Management
9 8 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.55%) Change Control
10 7 (3.98%) Email Marketing
10 7 (3.98%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.98%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.98%) Service Management
10 7 (3.98%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.64%) SQL
2 14 (7.95%) C#
3 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.98%) Java
5 6 (3.41%) VB6
5 6 (3.41%) VB
6 4 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (17.61%) MCSE
3 23 (13.07%) MCP
4 21 (11.93%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (8.52%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.52%) CCNA
6 13 (7.39%) MCSA
7 10 (5.68%) CEH
7 10 (5.68%) CISSP
8 8 (4.55%) Degree
9 6 (3.41%) CCNP
9 6 (3.41%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.84%) MCDST
11 4 (2.27%) CCIE
12 2 (1.14%) MCTS
12 2 (1.14%) MCITP
13 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.57%) DCSE
13 1 (0.57%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.68%) UAG
3 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (18.75%) SCCM
2 10 (5.68%) Nessus
3 5 (2.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.57%) SCOM
6 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.57%) MIIS
6 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (15.91%) VMware
2 22 (12.50%) Citrix
3 18 (10.23%) Cisco
4 12 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.68%) McAfee
5 10 (5.68%) Qualys
6 9 (5.11%) Symantec
7 8 (4.55%) Lotus
7 8 (4.55%) HP
8 7 (3.98%) Zoho
8 7 (3.98%) Juniper
8 7 (3.98%) Avaya
8 7 (3.98%) Sage
9 6 (3.41%) SAP
10 5 (2.84%) Apple
11 4 (2.27%) Oracle
11 4 (2.27%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.27%) Dell
11 4 (2.27%) ProCurve
11 4 (2.27%) Riverbed
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