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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 32 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 63 101 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.19% 17.60% 25.93%
As % of the Vendors category 21.72% 36.33% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 50
Median daily rate £375 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £189 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £550 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £44.90 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.32 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.89%
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
290 278 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 37.71% 48.43% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 171 78
Median daily rate £413 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £214 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.95 £15.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.01 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.90 £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +10 27 £400 +50.94% 4
Worthing -37 17 £135 -50.90% 1
Gatwick -8 6 £440 +10.00% 2
Horsham -7 2 £130 - 2
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 54 (52.43%) Windows
2 38 (36.89%) Active Directory
3 34 (33.01%) MS Excel
4 31 (30.10%) MS Office
5 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
6 18 (17.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (17.48%) Windows 7
7 17 (16.50%) Windows Server
7 17 (16.50%) Finance
8 16 (15.53%) VMware
8 16 (15.53%) MS Exchange
8 16 (15.53%) SQL
9 15 (14.56%) SCCM
10 14 (13.59%) ITIL
10 14 (13.59%) SharePoint
10 14 (13.59%) HP
10 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (12.62%) .NET
12 12 (11.65%) MCP
12 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
13 11 (10.68%) VBScript
13 11 (10.68%) Windows XP
13 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
14 10 (9.71%) Office 365
14 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
14 10 (9.71%) CRM
14 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared

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 (15.53%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.59%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.74%) IIS
4 5 (4.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.91%) Confluence
7 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (33.01%) MS Excel
2 31 (30.10%) MS Office
3 8 (7.77%) MS Project
4 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Office 365
2 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.83%) IaaS
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.91%) Yammer
5 2 (1.94%) PaaS
5 2 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.80%) DNS
2 7 (6.80%) Firewall
2 7 (6.80%) VPN
3 6 (5.83%) DHCP
3 6 (5.83%) Internet
3 6 (5.83%) WAN
4 5 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.88%) SAN
5 4 (3.88%) VLAN
6 3 (2.91%) ADSL
7 2 (1.94%) 3G
7 2 (1.94%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.94%) Broadband
7 2 (1.94%) LAN
7 2 (1.94%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.94%) Skype
7 2 (1.94%) VoIP
8 1 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.97%) DTS
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) JIRA
1 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.94%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.94%) Gatling
2 2 (1.94%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.94%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (1.94%) MSI
2 2 (1.94%) NUnit
2 2 (1.94%) Selenium
3 1 (0.97%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.97%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Law
3 5 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) Analyst
2 12 (11.65%) Developer
3 9 (8.74%) Architect
3 9 (8.74%) IT Analyst
4 8 (7.77%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) IT Support
5 7 (6.80%) Desktop Support
5 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) IT Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) CRM Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (5.83%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.88%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) .NET
2 8 (7.77%) Web Services
3 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.80%) XML
4 3 (2.91%) HTML
5 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.94%) CSS
5 2 (1.94%) Java EE
5 2 (1.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.85%) PKI
4 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.88%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (3.88%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.94%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.97%) Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.97%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 54 (52.43%) Windows
2 18 (17.48%) Windows 7
3 17 (16.50%) Windows Server
4 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.68%) Windows XP
6 8 (7.77%) Windows 10
7 7 (6.80%) Linux
8 5 (4.85%) Unix
9 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.59%) ITIL
3 10 (9.71%) CRM
4 9 (8.74%) Migration
4 9 (8.74%) Service Management
5 7 (6.80%) Case Management
5 7 (6.80%) Change Management
6 6 (5.83%) Coaching
6 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.83%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.83%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.83%) Open Source
6 6 (5.83%) SDLC
6 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.85%) DevOps
8 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.88%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.68%) VBScript
3 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.77%) C#
4 8 (7.77%) Java
5 2 (1.94%) VB
6 1 (0.97%) Scala
6 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (17.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.65%) MCP
2 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.74%) MCSE
5 8 (7.77%) MCSA
6 7 (6.80%) ISEB
7 2 (1.94%) Degree
7 2 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.94%) MCDST
7 2 (1.94%) MCSD
8 1 (0.97%) CCNA
8 1 (0.97%) CCNP
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (36.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.85%) XenApp
4 4 (3.88%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.91%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.97%) UAG
7 1 (0.97%) vCloud
7 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) SCCM
2 3 (2.91%) MOM
3 1 (0.97%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) VMware
2 14 (13.59%) HP
3 8 (7.77%) Cisco
4 7 (6.80%) Citrix
5 5 (4.85%) Meraki
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle
6 4 (3.88%) 3Com
6 4 (3.88%) 3PAR
6 4 (3.88%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.88%) Dell
6 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.88%) Riverbed
6 4 (3.88%) SAP
6 4 (3.88%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.91%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.94%) Apple
8 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.94%) F5
8 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.94%) webMethods
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