The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microsoft
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 27 10
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 13.47% 2.62% 10.94%
As % of the Vendors category 45.61% 12.50% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 26
Median daily rate £405 £190 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +113.17% -43.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +4.28% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.31 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.28% +10.00%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 57 40 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 29.53% 20.94% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 118
Median daily rate £375 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £185 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.93 £35.00 £21.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +62.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £32.50 £20.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £37.50 £21.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Brighton

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Brighton

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Brighton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Brighton

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Brighton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 23 (52.27%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 19 (43.18%) SQL
4 14 (31.82%) Finance
5 12 (27.27%) .NET
6 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.64%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
9 6 (13.64%) CSS
9 6 (13.64%) HTML
9 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 6 (13.64%) Project Management
9 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.36%) MVC
10 5 (11.36%) Oracle
10 5 (11.36%) ISEB
10 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
10 5 (11.36%) Selenium
10 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
10 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
10 5 (11.36%) TypeScript

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
1 2 (4.55%) Network Security
1 2 (4.55%) VLAN
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Power BI
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) QlikView
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Junior
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.27%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) React
5 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.55%) Angular 2
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
5 2 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) XSLT
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.27%) COM
6 1 (2.27%) Middleware
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Fintech
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
3 6 (13.64%) Physical Data Model
3 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.36%) MVC
4 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (9.09%) ETL
5 4 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 3 (6.82%) Analytics
6 3 (6.82%) Data Strategy
6 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.82%) SOLID
6 3 (6.82%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) ISEB
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix
2 1 (2.27%) EMC
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Tableau
2 1 (2.27%) Talend
2 1 (2.27%) VMware
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago