Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 23 January 2018 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 16 22
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 73 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 14.01% 8.90% 7.30%
As % of the Vendors category 39.46% 33.33% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 16
East Sussex median daily rate £345 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -11.72% +20.83%
10th Percentile £123 £213 £175
90th Percentile £438 £421 £438
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
East Sussex median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +15.63%
South East median hourly rate £15.37 £14.10 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -17.06% +13.33%

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 East Sussex.

All Vendors
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 185 126 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 35.51% 26.69% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 69 116
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £225 £213 £209
90th Percentile £559 £446 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
East Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -5.41% +1.65%
10th Percentile £16.20 £13.10 £13.80
90th Percentile £41.50 £36.25 £29.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.43 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.43% -20.86% +21.84%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in East Sussex

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in East Sussex

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in East Sussex

Microsoft
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 in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in East Sussex

Microsoft
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 within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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 +14 35 £350 +8.53% 7
Hastings - 16 £340 - 5
Eastbourne +3 5 £340 - 4
Bexhill-On-Sea - 2 £345 - 1
Hove -8 1 £425 +2.72% 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
1 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (42.47%) C#
3 28 (38.36%) .NET
4 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET
5 25 (34.25%) Scrum
6 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (31.51%) Web Development
7 23 (31.51%) MVC
8 22 (30.14%) Oracle
9 21 (28.77%) TDD
10 20 (27.40%) Web Services
11 19 (26.03%) Change Control
12 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (24.66%) Refactoring
12 18 (24.66%) WCF
12 18 (24.66%) N-Tier
13 15 (20.55%) Office 365
13 15 (20.55%) Migration
13 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (20.55%) Windows
14 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
15 11 (15.07%) Mobile Device Management
16 10 (13.70%) Project Management
16 10 (13.70%) Finance
17 9 (12.33%) ITIL
17 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
18 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Intune
18 8 (10.96%) Information Security

Microsoft
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.74%) Confluence
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) Office 365
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) DNS
2 3 (4.11%) DHCP
2 3 (4.11%) LAN
2 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) Skype
3 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Power BI
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.11%) OLAP
5 3 (4.11%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Advertising
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.03%) SQL Developer
3 19 (26.03%) SQL Server Developer
4 16 (21.92%) Agile .NET Developer
4 16 (21.92%) Agile C# Developer
4 16 (21.92%) Agile Developer
4 16 (21.92%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (21.92%) C# Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.96%) Office 365 Manager
6 8 (10.96%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Rollout Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Rollout Project Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.36%) .NET
2 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET
3 20 (27.40%) Web Services
4 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (24.66%) WCF
5 6 (8.22%) HTML
5 6 (8.22%) XML
6 5 (6.85%) Ajax
6 5 (6.85%) CSS
6 5 (6.85%) jQuery
6 5 (6.85%) MDX
7 2 (2.74%) Velocity
8 1 (1.37%) XSL
8 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) Scrum
3 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (31.51%) MVC
4 23 (31.51%) Web Development
5 21 (28.77%) TDD
6 19 (26.03%) Change Control
7 18 (24.66%) Refactoring
8 15 (20.55%) Migration
9 11 (15.07%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (13.70%) Project Management
11 9 (12.33%) ITIL
12 8 (10.96%) Information Security
13 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (6.85%) ETL
14 5 (6.85%) Web Application Development
15 4 (5.48%) Email Migration
15 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
16 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
16 3 (4.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) C#
2 7 (9.59%) SQL
3 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (2.74%) Java
4 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) MCSE
3 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CCNA
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCITP
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) GDPR
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.85%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Oracle
2 4 (5.48%) Citrix
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Cadence
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.37%) Nintex
5 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.37%) VMware