Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 32 22
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 36 15 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 10.40% 4.03% 8.09%
As % of the Vendors category 36.00% 22.06% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 28
Brighton median daily rate £350 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -12.86% +40.00%
10th Percentile £290 £185 £196
90th Percentile £510 £346 £453
East Sussex median daily rate £348 £250 £350
% change year-on-year +39.00% -28.57% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Brighton median hourly rate - £25.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.83% +18.75%
East Sussex median hourly rate - £16.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year - -11.24% +17.64%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Brighton.

All Vendors
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 100 68 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 28.90% 18.28% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 134
Brighton median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £243 £223 £249
90th Percentile £575 £550 £609
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £340 £360
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Brighton median hourly rate £11.93 £25.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.28% +33.83% +21.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £16.80 £13.68
90th Percentile £32.54 £35.00 £26.60
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.93 £17.00 £18.59
% change year-on-year -29.82% -8.55% +18.18%

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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 13 (36.11%) Office 365
1 13 (36.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.78%) Migration
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (19.44%) Windows
7 6 (16.67%) Information Security
7 6 (16.67%) Power BI
7 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
8 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (11.11%) Citrix
9 4 (11.11%) CSS
9 4 (11.11%) XML
9 4 (11.11%) C#
9 4 (11.11%) HTML
9 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.11%) SQL
9 4 (11.11%) Scrum
9 4 (11.11%) MVC
9 4 (11.11%) Email Migration
9 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
9 4 (11.11%) jQuery

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 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Office 365
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) Skype
3 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Power BI
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Office 365 Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Rollout Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Rollout Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Project Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Ajax
1 4 (11.11%) CSS
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
1 4 (11.11%) jQuery
1 4 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) MDX
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (27.78%) Migration
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security
6 4 (11.11%) Email Migration
6 4 (11.11%) MVC
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) ETL
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL
8 2 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C#
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
1 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) Apple
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Samsung
2 1 (2.78%) SAP