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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 32 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 28.83% 15.56% 8.51%
As % of the Vendors category 51.61% 26.92% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £476 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.01% +28.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £565 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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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
62 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 55.86% 57.78% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 22
Average daily rate £420 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Worthing

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 20 (41.67%) ITIL
5 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
6 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (35.42%) Clustering
7 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
9 14 (29.17%) HP
9 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (27.08%) MCSE
11 11 (22.92%) SAN
11 11 (22.92%) VMware
11 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
12 9 (18.75%) MCP
12 9 (18.75%) MS Office
13 8 (16.67%) SCCM
14 7 (14.58%) C#
14 7 (14.58%) HTML
14 7 (14.58%) SQL
14 7 (14.58%) .NET
14 7 (14.58%) MVC
15 6 (12.50%) DHCP
15 6 (12.50%) DNS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (10.42%) Lync
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Office
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 6 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) LabVIEW
1 3 (6.25%) Subversion
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.25%) Trac
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Server Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
2 6 (12.50%) Designer
3 5 (10.42%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Validation Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Server Support
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) HTML
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) HTML5
2 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (6.25%) XSLT
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX
6 3 (6.25%) HPUX
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) MVC
3 6 (12.50%) Web Development
3 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 4 (8.33%) Validation
5 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.25%) Time Management
5 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) C#
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (27.08%) MCSE
3 9 (18.75%) MCP
4 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) MCSD
5 3 (6.25%) MCDST
6 2 (4.17%) MCPD
6 2 (4.17%) MCDBA
6 2 (4.17%) CCA
7 1 (2.08%) ISEB
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) SCSM
3 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) HP
2 11 (22.92%) VMware
3 3 (6.25%) Panasonic
3 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco
3 3 (6.25%) Dell
3 3 (6.25%) NetApp
3 3 (6.25%) McAfee
3 3 (6.25%) Sophos
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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