Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 11 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 47 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.35% 12.30% 6.44%
As % of the Vendors category 23.27% 40.70% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 22
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +72.84% -41.94%
10th Percentile £268 £299 £129
90th Percentile £454 £475 £417
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.50 - £15.50
10th Percentile £10.58 - £14.75
90th Percentile £19.95 - £17.85
South East median hourly rate £13.95 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.00% - -4.76%

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 202 172 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 35.88% 30.23% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 105 86
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £205 £259 £195
90th Percentile £525 £483 £539
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
East Sussex median hourly rate £14.50 £11.93 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.54% -31.83% -6.32%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.17 £14.75
90th Percentile £20.10 £32.54 £30.80
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% -2.86%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -4 33 £350 -12.50% 21
Eastbourne -6 2 £344 +1.10% 2
Uckfield - 2 £320 - 2
Lewes - 1 - - 3
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 12 (25.53%) Office 365
3 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
4 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (17.02%) SQL
7 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
7 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
8 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
8 6 (12.77%) Windows
8 6 (12.77%) TDD
8 6 (12.77%) MVC
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
8 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (10.64%) REST
9 5 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (10.64%) Sass
9 5 (10.64%) LESS
9 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) React
9 5 (10.64%) Secure Coding
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 5 (10.64%) Information Security
9 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.64%) HTML

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 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) Appian
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.38%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Office 365
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.26%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DHCP
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.13%) VoIP
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Data Lake
2 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) .NET Developer
2 17 (36.17%) C# .NET Developer
2 17 (36.17%) C# Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) IT Support
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) .NET
1 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
2 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
3 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.64%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (10.64%) LESS
3 5 (10.64%) React
3 5 (10.64%) REST
3 5 (10.64%) Sass
4 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) CSS3
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) iPhone
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.26%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
2 6 (12.77%) MVC
2 6 (12.77%) TDD
3 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 5 (10.64%) Information Security
3 5 (10.64%) Project Management
3 5 (10.64%) Secure Coding
4 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.51%) Change Management
4 4 (8.51%) CRM
4 4 (8.51%) Information Security Management
4 4 (8.51%) ISMS
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.51%) Security Management
4 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) C#
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) MCSA
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (8.51%) AirWatch
3 3 (6.38%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) SAP
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.26%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Lotus
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) Tandberg