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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
West Sussex / Worthing
Rank 24 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 6.04% 9.47% 18.31%
As % of the Vendors category 18.00% 17.31% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £370 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.80% -16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%

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
50 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 33.56% 54.74% 49.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 17
Median daily rate £494 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.03% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £256 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017, 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) Data Management
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) ISEB
4 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) Unix
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) webMethods
5 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) Selenium
7 2 (11.11%) SAP HR
7 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 1 (5.56%) C#
8 1 (5.56%) NHS

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 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Gatling
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Data Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) HR Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) SAP HR Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Management
1 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
1 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) VMware