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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 7.27% 34.38% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 18.60% 64.71% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£335 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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
43 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 39.09% 53.13% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
Average daily rate £400 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £139 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £393 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £25.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.21% +64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) ITIL
3 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (35.71%) MCSE
5 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 14 (33.33%) HP
6 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 13 (30.95%) Finance
8 11 (26.19%) SAN
8 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (23.81%) VMware
9 10 (23.81%) Clustering
10 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
11 8 (19.05%) MS Office
11 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
11 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 7 (16.67%) Oracle
12 7 (16.67%) Private Cloud
13 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (14.29%) .NET
13 6 (14.29%) SQL
13 6 (14.29%) UNIX
13 6 (14.29%) DHCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (11.90%) SAS
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (4.76%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) Lync
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.05%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) Intranet
3 5 (11.90%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) LabVIEW
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.76%) Trac
2 1 (2.38%) Toad
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Server Support
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
1 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) XSLT
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
3 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Clustering
2 7 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
5 3 (7.14%) NHS
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (14.29%) UNIX
6 4 (9.52%) HPUX
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.76%) Android
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 6 (14.29%) MVC
3 6 (14.29%) Web Development
4 5 (11.90%) Time Management
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
4 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) SDLC
7 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.76%) CRM
7 2 (4.76%) Validation
7 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (35.71%) MCSE
3 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) MCDST
4 5 (11.90%) MCITP
5 4 (9.52%) MCP
6 3 (7.14%) MCSD
7 2 (4.76%) MCDBA
7 2 (4.76%) ISEB
7 2 (4.76%) CCA
7 2 (4.76%) MCPD
8 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
2 3 (7.14%) SCSM
3 2 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) HP
2 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle
4 5 (11.90%) McAfee
4 5 (11.90%) Sophos
4 5 (11.90%) Dell
4 5 (11.90%) Panasonic
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) webMethods
7 1 (2.38%) SAP