Period
to 23 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 12 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 44 59 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.15% 11.13% 6.41%
As % of the Vendors category 24.86% 39.33% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 23
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +100.00% -39.39%
10th Percentile £286 £285 £123
90th Percentile £501 £475 £466
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.00 - £15.50
10th Percentile £10.63 - £14.75
90th Percentile £16.68 - £16.25
South East median hourly rate £14.56 £14.45 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.73% -3.67% -3.23%

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 177 150 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 32.78% 28.30% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 77 104
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £213 £278 £190
90th Percentile £525 £500 £534
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.75 £11.93 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.26% -31.83% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.43 £14.75
90th Percentile £16.68 £12.69 £32.48
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -2.49%

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 July 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 July 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 -3 31 £350 -12.50% 9
Uckfield - 2 £320 - 3
Hove -2 1 £475 +12.43%
Lewes - 1 - - 1
Eastbourne - 1 £438 - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) .NET
3 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 13 (29.55%) Office 365
5 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.45%) Migration
7 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (18.18%) SQL
8 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
9 6 (13.64%) HTML
9 6 (13.64%) CSS
9 6 (13.64%) TDD
9 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (11.36%) Sass
10 5 (11.36%) LESS
10 5 (11.36%) React
10 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
10 5 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (11.36%) REST
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.36%) Secure Coding
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (11.36%) Information Security
10 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework

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 (15.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.82%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Office 365
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.55%) Lucidchart
6 1 (2.27%) Logentries
6 1 (2.27%) Loggly
6 1 (2.27%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DHCP
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Data Lake
2 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 11 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.09%) Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Training Manager
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) HTML
4 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (11.36%) LESS
4 5 (11.36%) React
4 5 (11.36%) REST
4 5 (11.36%) Sass
5 4 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.55%) Ajax
6 2 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.27%) HTML5
7 1 (2.27%) JSON
7 1 (2.27%) RESTful
7 1 (2.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) e-Learning
1 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
2 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) TDD
4 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 5 (11.36%) Information Security
4 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.36%) Project Management
4 5 (11.36%) Secure Coding
4 5 (11.36%) Time Management
5 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.09%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 4 (9.09%) ISMS
5 4 (9.09%) Security Management
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) ETL
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) C#
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.27%) Graylog
3 1 (2.27%) logstash
3 1 (2.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) Apple
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Capita
4 1 (2.27%) EMC
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Remedy
4 1 (2.27%) Splunk