The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Worthing region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 34.09% 15.00% 19.44%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 23.08% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£265 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £15.37
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.28%
Vendors Category
Worthing
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 56.82% 65.00% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Average daily rate £310 £363 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £301 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £410 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.74 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Microsoft
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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 30 July 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 30 July 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Worthing

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
6 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 6 (20.69%) WAN
6 6 (20.69%) MCSE
7 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
7 5 (17.24%) Service Management
8 4 (13.79%) MCDST
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
8 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
8 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Management
8 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) Intranet
8 4 (13.79%) Internet
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) MCP
9 3 (10.34%) MCSD
9 3 (10.34%) Web Services
9 3 (10.34%) MCDBA
9 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
9 3 (10.34%) SAS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) Lync
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) LAN
1 6 (20.69%) WAN
2 4 (13.79%) Intranet
2 4 (13.79%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Trac
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) IT Support
2 6 (20.69%) Support Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (20.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) Designer
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Support Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Management
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Change Control
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.90%) Process Management
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 4 (13.79%) MCDST
4 3 (10.34%) MCP
4 3 (10.34%) MCSD
4 3 (10.34%) MCDBA
4 3 (10.34%) MCPD
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware