The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Worthing region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 7.41% 24.07% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 18.18% 54.17% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£210 £145 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -59.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £129 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £359 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £28.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.21% +161.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Worthing region.

Vendors Category
Worthing
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 40.74% 44.44% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Average daily rate £120 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% -14.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.74 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.46% -10.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Worthing region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Worthing region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Worthing

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Worthing region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Worthing

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Worthing region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) MS Office
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) MCSE
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Panasonic
8 3 (17.65%) Time Management
8 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) Dell
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
8 3 (17.65%) MCDST
8 3 (17.65%) McAfee
8 3 (17.65%) Sophos
9 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
9 2 (11.76%) UNIX
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
9 2 (11.76%) XML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) MCDST
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Dell
1 3 (17.65%) McAfee
1 3 (17.65%) Sophos
1 3 (17.65%) Panasonic
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) webMethods
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) SAP