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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 26.15% 16.13% 16.92%
As % of the Vendors category 45.95% 22.73% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £320 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £486 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
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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
37 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 56.92% 70.97% 58.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 24
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £324 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £501 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -24.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Worthing

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Worthing region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Worthing

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 12 (41.38%) MS Office
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) ITIL
5 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (24.14%) Clustering
7 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
8 6 (20.69%) MCSE
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) MCP
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
10 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
10 4 (13.79%) Windows 2000
11 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
11 3 (10.34%) Lync
12 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
12 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (6.90%) SCCM
12 2 (6.90%) VMware
12 2 (6.90%) Validation

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.34%) Lync
5 1 (3.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Office
2 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.45%) NUnit
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Trac
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Server Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) IT Support
4 4 (13.79%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (13.79%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) DOM
1 1 (3.45%) XSLT
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
3 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) OOP
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) MCSE
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MCDST
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) VMware
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Dell
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee
2 1 (3.45%) Sophos
2 1 (3.45%) Panasonic