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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 24 15
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 12.68% 2.59% 10.92%
As % of the Vendors category 40.91% 11.90% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 16
Median daily rate £388 £264 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.91% -12.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £139 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £389 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

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 44 42 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 30.99% 21.76% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 42
Median daily rate £425 £315 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.92% -23.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £363 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 March 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 March 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 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) .NET
3 14 (43.75%) C#
4 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
4 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
5 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 10 (31.25%) MVC
6 10 (31.25%) XML
6 10 (31.25%) XSLT
6 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
7 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (15.63%) HTML
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) Project Management
9 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.63%) Advertising
10 4 (12.50%) Games
10 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.50%) OO
10 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.50%) ETL
10 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle
10 4 (12.50%) jQuery
10 4 (12.50%) TDD
10 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) Office 365
3 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Power BI
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) QlikView
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) NUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Advertising
3 4 (12.50%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Data Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.13%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (31.25%) XML
3 10 (31.25%) XSLT
4 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 4 (12.50%) jQuery
7 3 (9.38%) COM
7 3 (9.38%) CSS3
7 3 (9.38%) JSTL
7 3 (9.38%) React
8 2 (6.25%) Web Services
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
9 1 (3.13%) RESTful
9 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.50%) Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) ETL
3 4 (12.50%) OO
3 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Data Security
4 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.38%) SOLID
4 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
4 3 (9.38%) XPath
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) DoubleClick
2 1 (3.13%) EMC
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Tableau
2 1 (3.13%) VMware