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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 28 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 23.93% 28.00% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 40.58% 53.85% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 1
Average daily rate
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£398 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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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
69 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 58.97% 52.00% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 14
Average daily rate £420 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 28 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) ITIL
3 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
4 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (31.11%) HP
5 14 (31.11%) MCSE
5 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
6 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (24.44%) VMware
7 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
7 11 (24.44%) SAN
8 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
8 10 (22.22%) Clustering
9 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (20.00%) Web Development
9 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (20.00%) MVC
9 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (20.00%) MS Office
9 9 (20.00%) .NET
9 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
10 8 (17.78%) SCCM
11 7 (15.56%) Private Cloud
11 7 (15.56%) C#
12 6 (13.33%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (11.11%) SAS
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) SAN
2 6 (13.33%) DHCP
2 6 (13.33%) DNS
3 5 (11.11%) Intranet
3 5 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) LabVIEW
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.67%) Trac
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
1 8 (17.78%) Server Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Rollout Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Designer
4 3 (6.67%) Validation Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Server Support
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
1 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (13.33%) HTML
2 6 (13.33%) HTML5
2 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) XSLT
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Clustering
2 7 (15.56%) Private Cloud
3 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.89%) NHS
4 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) HPUX
5 4 (8.89%) UNIX
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.44%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) MVC
2 9 (20.00%) Web Development
3 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.67%) Time Management
6 3 (6.67%) Validation
6 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.44%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (31.11%) MCSE
3 5 (11.11%) MCP
3 5 (11.11%) MCITP
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) MCSD
4 3 (6.67%) MCDST
5 2 (4.44%) CCA
5 2 (4.44%) MCDBA
5 2 (4.44%) MCPD
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
3 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) SCSM
3 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) HP
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (6.67%) McAfee
4 3 (6.67%) Sophos
4 3 (6.67%) Dell
4 3 (6.67%) NetApp
4 3 (6.67%) Panasonic
4 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.44%) Apple