Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 10 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 54 76 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.57% 13.87% 6.99%
As % of the Vendors category 22.88% 44.44% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 62 25
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £348 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +39.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £258 £298 £123
90th Percentile £538 £460 £356
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.50 - £16.50
10th Percentile £10.55 - £12.83
90th Percentile £21.05 - £22.98
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -6.25%

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 236 171 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 37.46% 31.20% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 117 75
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £205 £246 £201
90th Percentile £564 £575 £526
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.50 £11.93 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.60% -29.82% -8.55%
10th Percentile £10.55 £11.17 £13.38
90th Percentile £21.05 £32.54 £31.25
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year -2.94% +10.57% -14.58%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -8 34 £350 - 33
Hastings -12 5 £525 +53.28% 2
Eastbourne -8 2 £344 +1.10% 1
Uckfield - 2 £320 -
Lewes - 1 - - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) C#
3 23 (42.59%) .NET
4 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
5 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
5 13 (24.07%) SQL
6 10 (18.52%) Windows
6 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 10 (18.52%) MVC
6 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (16.67%) Office 365
7 9 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (14.81%) CSS
8 8 (14.81%) HTML
8 8 (14.81%) CRM
8 8 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (12.96%) Migration
9 7 (12.96%) VMware
9 7 (12.96%) TDD
9 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
9 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.96%) REST
10 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 6 (11.11%) LESS
10 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.11%) ITIL
11 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (9.26%) Finance

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 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.56%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Selenium
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) .NET Developer
2 20 (37.04%) C# Developer
3 19 (35.19%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (31.48%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) IT Support
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) .NET
2 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (14.81%) CSS
4 8 (14.81%) HTML
5 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.96%) REST
6 6 (11.11%) LESS
7 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (9.26%) React
7 5 (9.26%) Sass
8 4 (7.41%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.56%) Ajax
9 3 (5.56%) jQuery
10 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.70%) HTML5
10 2 (3.70%) JSON
10 2 (3.70%) XML
11 1 (1.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.41%) iPhone
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.85%) Life Science
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) MVC
3 8 (14.81%) CRM
4 7 (12.96%) Migration
4 7 (12.96%) TDD
5 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 5 (9.26%) Secure Coding
7 4 (7.41%) Information Security
7 4 (7.41%) Information Security Management
7 4 (7.41%) ISMS
7 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) Security Management
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) C#
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.85%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) VMware
2 4 (7.41%) Citrix
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
3 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
3 3 (5.56%) Veritas
4 2 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) EMC
5 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Lotus
5 1 (1.85%) Tandberg
5 1 (1.85%) Virgin Media