Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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.

Microsoft Certification
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 56 58
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.90% 0.19% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 1.69% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
East Sussex median daily rate £125 - £425
10th Percentile £123 - £305
90th Percentile £460 - £438
South East median daily rate £328 £343 £363
% change year-on-year -4.38% -5.52% +12.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £21.15
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £22.24 £19.25
% change year-on-year -16.82% +15.53% +13.24%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Sussex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 60 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 10.85% 11.17% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 61
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.45% -1.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £123 £205 £275
90th Percentile £575 £560 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
East Sussex median hourly rate £175.00 £13.00 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1246.15% -38.52% +34.42%
10th Percentile £162.50 £13.00 £12.11
90th Percentile £187.50 £13.00 £36.34
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
% change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in East Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in East Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in East Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in East Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 2 £450 -
Eastbourne +5 1 £125 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) VMware