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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 20.83% 17.86% 19.05%
As % of the Vendors category 47.62% 20.83% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£145 £398 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.57% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £328 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £469 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+304.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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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
21 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 43.75% 85.71% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 11
Average daily rate £325 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £310 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £417 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.48 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) MS Office
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 2000
6 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) Validation
7 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
7 2 (9.52%) Process Management
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) Lync
7 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.52%) People Management
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (4.76%) Trac
8 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) User Experience
8 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Lync
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Trac
1 1 (4.76%) NUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) IT Support
3 5 (23.81%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (19.05%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) DOM
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
1 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 2000
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Validation
1 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
1 2 (9.52%) Process Management
1 2 (9.52%) People Management
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
2 1 (4.76%) Memory Management
2 1 (4.76%) TDD
2 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
2 1 (4.76%) OOP
2 1 (4.76%) OO
2 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
2 1 (4.76%) MVC
2 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCPD
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSD
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) VMware