Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 24 23
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 75 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 13.94% 7.31% 7.74%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 29.01% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 25 29
East Sussex median daily rate £348 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.59% -8.57% +33.33%
10th Percentile £298 £178 £201
90th Percentile £485 £402 £445
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
East Sussex median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.32% +17.67%
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25% +6.67%

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 175 131 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 32.53% 25.19% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 80 153
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £342 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -3.73% +9.23%
10th Percentile £251 £211 £225
90th Percentile £574 £513 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 13
East Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -8.11% +16.08%
10th Percentile £32.50 £12.83 £12.55
90th Percentile £37.50 £22.98 £26.60
South East median hourly rate £17.31 £15.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.52% -15.28% +14.43%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 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 +23 37 £350 +9.38% 6
Hastings - 16 £340 -
Eastbourne +3 5 £340 - 1
Hove -7 1 £475 +18.01%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 £345 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (40.00%) C#
4 28 (37.33%) .NET
5 26 (34.67%) ASP.NET
6 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (30.67%) Scrum
8 22 (29.33%) MVC
8 22 (29.33%) Web Development
9 21 (28.00%) TDD
9 21 (28.00%) Oracle
10 20 (26.67%) Web Services
10 20 (26.67%) Change Control
11 18 (24.00%) N-Tier
11 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (24.00%) Refactoring
11 18 (24.00%) WCF
11 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (21.33%) Office 365
14 13 (17.33%) Mobile Device Management
15 12 (16.00%) Migration
15 12 (16.00%) Project Management
16 11 (14.67%) Windows
17 10 (13.33%) Finance
17 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
18 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
18 9 (12.00%) Information Security
18 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
19 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (1.33%) Confluence
1 1 (1.33%) IIS
1 1 (1.33%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Office 365
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) DNS
2 3 (4.00%) DHCP
2 3 (4.00%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) LAN
2 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) WAN
3 2 (2.67%) Network Security
3 2 (2.67%) VLAN
4 1 (1.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) Skype
4 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Power BI
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.00%) OLAP
5 3 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) JIRA
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Advertising
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Developer
2 20 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 19 (25.33%) SQL Developer
3 19 (25.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 16 (21.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 16 (21.33%) Agile C# Developer
4 16 (21.33%) Agile Developer
4 16 (21.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (21.33%) C# Developer
5 11 (14.67%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.67%) Office 365 Manager
6 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Rollout Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Rollout Project Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) .NET
2 26 (34.67%) ASP.NET
3 20 (26.67%) Web Services
4 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (24.00%) WCF
5 5 (6.67%) HTML
5 5 (6.67%) MDX
5 5 (6.67%) XML
6 4 (5.33%) Ajax
6 4 (5.33%) CSS
6 4 (5.33%) jQuery
7 1 (1.33%) Velocity
7 1 (1.33%) XSL
7 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Fintech
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Android
6 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.33%) Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (30.67%) Scrum
4 22 (29.33%) MVC
4 22 (29.33%) Web Development
5 21 (28.00%) TDD
6 20 (26.67%) Change Control
7 18 (24.00%) Refactoring
8 13 (17.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (16.00%) Migration
9 12 (16.00%) Project Management
10 9 (12.00%) Information Security
11 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.67%) ETL
12 5 (6.67%) ITIL
13 4 (5.33%) Email Migration
13 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
13 4 (5.33%) Web Application Development
14 3 (4.00%) High Availability
14 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) C#
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
3 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.33%) C++
6 1 (1.33%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CCNA
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) MCSE
4 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Def Stans
1 1 (1.33%) GDPR
1 1 (1.33%) MISRA
1 1 (1.33%) MISRA C
1 1 (1.33%) PMO
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Citrix
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Apple
5 1 (1.33%) Cadence
5 1 (1.33%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.33%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.33%) Nintex
5 1 (1.33%) Samsung