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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 92 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.21% 13.49% 10.78%
As % of the Vendors category 53.49% 27.05% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £401 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +21.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £144 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £9.60 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £14.40 £18.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
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
172 207 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 47.12% 49.88% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 118 119
Average daily rate £350 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +6 19 £425 +6.25% 14
Worthing +4 17 £375 -14.77% 2
East Grinstead 0 7 £450 +18.42%
Gatwick -3 7 £125 -70.58% 2
Horsham -1 2 £410 -3.52% 1
Burgess Hill - 2 - - 4
Chichester -2 1 - -
Haywards Heath -3 1 - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 116 (58.59%) Windows
2 95 (47.98%) Active Directory
3 68 (34.34%) MS Office
3 68 (34.34%) MS Excel
4 57 (28.79%) ITIL
5 50 (25.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (23.74%) MS Exchange
7 45 (22.73%) SharePoint
8 40 (20.20%) MCSE
8 40 (20.20%) SCCM
9 35 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (16.16%) MCP
11 30 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 30 (15.15%) Windows 7
12 29 (14.65%) VMware
13 28 (14.14%) SQL
14 27 (13.64%) IIS
15 25 (12.63%) Linux
15 25 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 24 (12.12%) Citrix
17 22 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (10.61%) SharePoint 2013
19 20 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (10.10%) Lync
19 20 (10.10%) CRM
20 19 (9.60%) Firewall
20 19 (9.60%) Office 365
21 18 (9.09%) DNS
22 17 (8.59%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 47 (23.74%) MS Exchange
2 45 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 27 (13.64%) IIS
4 25 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (10.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (10.10%) Lync
7 13 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (3.03%) IBM Notes
11 6 (3.03%) Node.js
11 6 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (2.53%) Tomcat
13 4 (2.02%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.51%) Documentum
Applications
1 68 (34.34%) MS Office
1 68 (34.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.04%) MS Project
4 7 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.07%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.51%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.60%) Office 365
2 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.56%) IaaS
4 3 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.60%) Firewall
2 18 (9.09%) DNS
3 15 (7.58%) SAN
3 15 (7.58%) DHCP
4 13 (6.57%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.57%) Internet
5 12 (6.06%) Wireless
6 11 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (4.04%) WAN
8 6 (3.03%) VPN
8 6 (3.03%) VoIP
8 6 (3.03%) MPLS
9 5 (2.53%) IP Telephony
9 5 (2.53%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (2.53%) LAN
10 4 (2.02%) ADSL
11 3 (1.52%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.52%) Intranet
11 3 (1.52%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.05%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) NUnit
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) Selenium
3 1 (0.51%) Trac
General
1 15 (7.58%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Marketing
3 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.53%) Advertising
5 4 (2.02%) Back Office
6 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.01%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (24.24%) Analyst
2 20 (10.10%) Developer
3 19 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (8.59%) Support Analyst
4 17 (8.59%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (7.07%) Consultant
6 12 (6.06%) Server Engineer
7 11 (5.56%) IT Support
8 10 (5.05%) IT Security Analyst
8 10 (5.05%) Security Analyst
8 10 (5.05%) Desktop Support
8 10 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
10 8 (4.04%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (4.04%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (3.03%) Systems Developer
11 6 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (3.03%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.57%) .NET
2 9 (4.55%) REST
2 9 (4.55%) WCF
3 8 (4.04%) SOAP
4 6 (3.03%) Web Services
5 5 (2.53%) Backbone.js
5 5 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (2.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (2.02%) PostGIS
6 4 (2.02%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.02%) HTML
7 3 (1.52%) CSS
7 3 (1.52%) jQuery
8 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.01%) XML
8 2 (1.01%) Middleware
9 1 (0.51%) LAMP
9 1 (0.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.08%) Clustering
3 11 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.56%) PKI
4 8 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (3.54%) GIS
5 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.01%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.01%) Open Source
6 2 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.01%) Social Media
6 2 (1.01%) iPad
6 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.51%) DataPower
7 1 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 116 (58.59%) Windows
2 50 (25.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 25 (12.63%) Linux
6 22 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (7.58%) Windows XP
8 11 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.53%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.02%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.52%) UNIX
12 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.51%) AIX
13 1 (0.51%) HPUX
13 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (28.79%) ITIL
2 20 (10.10%) CRM
3 17 (8.59%) Migration
4 15 (7.58%) Configuration Management
4 15 (7.58%) Incident Management
5 12 (6.06%) Project Management
6 11 (5.56%) Coaching
7 10 (5.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.05%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.55%) MVC
8 9 (4.55%) Business Transformation
9 8 (4.04%) Information Security
9 8 (4.04%) ERP
9 8 (4.04%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.04%) Service Management
10 7 (3.54%) Programme Management
10 7 (3.54%) Scrum
10 7 (3.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.14%) SQL
2 14 (7.07%) C#
3 10 (5.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.52%) Java
4 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.01%) VBScript
5 2 (1.01%) VB
6 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.51%) PHP
6 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (20.20%) MCSE
3 32 (16.16%) MCP
4 17 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (7.58%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.58%) CCNA
6 12 (6.06%) MCSA
7 10 (5.05%) CISSP
7 10 (5.05%) CEH
8 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.53%) Degree
10 4 (2.02%) MCDST
11 3 (1.52%) CCNP
12 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.01%) MCITP
12 2 (1.01%) ISEB
13 1 (0.51%) MCSD
13 1 (0.51%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.51%) CCIE
13 1 (0.51%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) SLA
1 3 (1.52%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) GAMP
3 1 (0.51%) GMP
3 1 (0.51%) P3O
System Software
1 95 (47.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.07%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.05%) UAG
4 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.53%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.02%) XenApp
8 2 (1.01%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.51%) vSphere
9 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (20.20%) SCCM
2 10 (5.05%) Nessus
3 5 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.52%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.01%) WSUS
6 2 (1.01%) SCOM
7 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.51%) MIIS
Vendors
1 29 (14.65%) VMware
2 24 (12.12%) Citrix
3 17 (8.59%) Cisco
4 12 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.05%) HP
5 10 (5.05%) McAfee
5 10 (5.05%) Qualys
6 9 (4.55%) Symantec
7 8 (4.04%) Lotus
8 7 (3.54%) SAP
8 7 (3.54%) Sage
8 7 (3.54%) Zoho
9 5 (2.53%) Apple
9 5 (2.53%) Dell
9 5 (2.53%) Avaya
9 5 (2.53%) Juniper
10 4 (2.02%) Oracle
10 4 (2.02%) ProCurve
10 4 (2.02%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.52%) Business Objects
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