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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 18 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 3 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 3.66% 25.89% 11.11%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 46.03% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 3
Average daily rate - £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Microsoft
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
51 63 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 62.20% 56.25% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 40 13
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £478 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 11 February 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) MS Office
3 11 (57.89%) SCSM
4 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) Documentum
6 8 (42.11%) Problem Management
7 7 (36.84%) EDRMS
8 6 (31.58%) VBA
8 6 (31.58%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (31.58%) Service Desk Management
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
9 5 (26.32%) SCCM
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 5 (26.32%) Migration
10 4 (21.05%) Intranet
10 4 (21.05%) SCVMM
10 4 (21.05%) Change Control
11 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
11 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.79%) MS Project
11 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
12 2 (10.53%) SQL
12 2 (10.53%) VMware
12 2 (10.53%) WAN
12 2 (10.53%) DHCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) Documentum
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Office
2 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
3 6 (31.58%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (15.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Intranet
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) EDRMS
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Applications Support
1 8 (42.11%) Applications Support Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Documentum Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Documentum Support
3 2 (10.53%) Documentum Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Support Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
1 8 (42.11%) Problem Management
2 6 (31.58%) Service Desk Management
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) VBA
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) SCSM
2 5 (26.32%) SCCM
3 4 (21.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix
1 2 (10.53%) Dell
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore