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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 2 December 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 21 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 5.52% 11.72% 30.77%
As % of the Vendors category 16.33% 23.44% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 10
Median daily rate £379 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £300 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
49 64 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 33.79% 50.00% 63.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 19
Median daily rate £395 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worthing region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Worthing region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) MS Office
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Data Management
5 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Office 365
5 5 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 5 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) ISEB
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (10.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) Selenium
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) SAP HR
7 2 (10.00%) webMethods

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Gatling
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) HR Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SAP HR Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Data Management
1 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) webMethods