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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 46 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 6.37% 12.73% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 28.57% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £135 £275 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -30.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £244 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -56.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.19 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +6.89%
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
85 49 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 31.84% 44.55% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 12
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £257 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £496 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -42.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £15.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.55 £34.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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
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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 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 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) MS Office
3 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) MS Project
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Open Source
5 5 (23.81%) Coaching
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Unix
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) ISEB
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
7 3 (14.29%) JIRA
7 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (9.52%) Confluence
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (9.52%) Gatling

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 2 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (23.81%) MS Project
4 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) 3G
1 2 (9.52%) ADSL
1 2 (9.52%) Broadband
1 2 (9.52%) Skype
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) Gatling
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Architect
1 3 (14.29%) DevOps Architect
1 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
2 2 (9.52%) AWS Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
2 2 (9.52%) Junior
2 2 (9.52%) Junior IT Technician
2 2 (9.52%) Project Planner
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Coaching
2 5 (23.81%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) webMethods
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) SAP