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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 33 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 29.73% 26.53% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 48.53% 46.43% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
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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
68 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 61.26% 57.14% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 16
Average daily rate £420 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £13.97
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 - £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 - £15.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Worthing

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) ITIL
3 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
5 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (33.96%) MCSE
6 18 (33.96%) Hyper-V
7 17 (32.08%) Windows 7
7 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (32.08%) Clustering
8 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
8 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
8 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (26.42%) HP
10 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
10 11 (20.75%) SAN
10 11 (20.75%) VMware
10 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (18.87%) ITIL V3
12 9 (16.98%) MCP
12 9 (16.98%) MS Office
13 8 (15.09%) SQL
13 8 (15.09%) SCCM
13 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
14 7 (13.21%) Web Development
14 7 (13.21%) C#
14 7 (13.21%) .NET
14 7 (13.21%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
1 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2003
1 16 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.43%) Lync
2 5 (9.43%) SAS
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.98%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) SAN
2 6 (11.32%) DHCP
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 5 (9.43%) Intranet
3 5 (9.43%) Internet
4 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) LabVIEW
1 3 (5.66%) Subversion
1 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.66%) Trac
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Server Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Designer
2 7 (13.21%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Applications Specialist
4 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Rollout Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Server Support
6 3 (5.66%) Validation Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
1 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (11.32%) HTML
2 6 (11.32%) HTML5
2 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
3 5 (9.43%) Web Services
4 3 (5.66%) XSLT
5 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.55%) NHS
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (32.08%) Windows 7
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) HPUX
5 4 (7.55%) UNIX
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.77%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL V3
3 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
4 7 (13.21%) MVC
4 7 (13.21%) Web Development
5 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.66%) Time Management
6 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) Validation
7 2 (3.77%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (33.96%) MCSE
3 9 (16.98%) MCP
4 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.43%) MCITP
6 3 (5.66%) MCSD
6 3 (5.66%) MCDST
7 2 (3.77%) CCA
7 2 (3.77%) MCDBA
7 2 (3.77%) MCPD
8 1 (1.89%) ISEB
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.96%) Hyper-V
3 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) SCOM
2 3 (5.66%) SCSM
3 2 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) HP
2 11 (20.75%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) McAfee
4 3 (5.66%) Sophos
4 3 (5.66%) Dell
4 3 (5.66%) NetApp
4 3 (5.66%) Panasonic
4 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.77%) Apple
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