Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 25 13
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 59 40 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 11.09% 6.41% 11.32%
As % of the Vendors category 39.60% 25.16% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 55
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £200 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -39.39% +2.33%
10th Percentile £285 £123 £238
90th Percentile £475 £466 £473
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
East Sussex median hourly rate - £15.50 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.02% +33.43%
South East median hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% -3.23% +3.33%

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 149 159 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 28.01% 25.48% 39.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 104 191
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £275 £190 £256
90th Percentile £500 £534 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 16
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.93 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.83% - +18.64%
10th Percentile £10.43 £14.75 £13.38
90th Percentile £12.69 £32.48 £30.88
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.44
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.49% +8.97%

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 July 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 22 July 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 +27 43 £400 +110.53% 3
Hove -3 6 £423 +72.27%
Hastings - 3 £345 - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 27 (45.76%) C#
1 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
3 19 (32.20%) Finance
4 16 (27.12%) .NET
5 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
9 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
9 8 (13.56%) ETL
9 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (11.86%) Physical Data Model
10 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
10 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (11.86%) Project Management
10 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.17%) Migration
11 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.17%) Oracle
11 6 (10.17%) Windows
11 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Intune

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 (3.39%) SAS
1 2 (3.39%) StreamWeaver
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
1 2 (3.39%) Network Security
1 2 (3.39%) VLAN
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.39%) Big Data
9 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.39%) Power BI
9 2 (3.39%) QlikView
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.69%) MySQL
10 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) Selenium
3 4 (6.78%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Advertising
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.69%) Automotive
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Developer
2 7 (11.86%) Architect
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (6.78%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
4 4 (6.78%) Test Leader
4 4 (6.78%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (5.08%) Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Data Architect
5 3 (5.08%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Applications Architect
6 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.39%) DBA
6 2 (3.39%) ETL Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Junior
6 2 (3.39%) SAS Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (8.47%) CSS
4 5 (8.47%) HTML
5 4 (6.78%) Web Services
6 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.08%) React
7 2 (3.39%) Angular 2
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (3.39%) RESTful
8 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.69%) COM
8 1 (1.69%) Middleware
8 1 (1.69%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (1.69%) XML
8 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.08%) Fintech
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) MVS
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
2 8 (13.56%) ETL
3 7 (11.86%) Physical Data Model
3 7 (11.86%) Project Management
3 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.17%) Migration
5 5 (8.47%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (8.47%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (8.47%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (8.47%) MVC
5 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.78%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) TDD
6 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.08%) Data Management
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.08%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) C#
1 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.47%) TypeScript
4 4 (6.78%) C++
5 3 (5.08%) C
5 3 (5.08%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) R
6 2 (3.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) ISEB
1 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.69%) MISRA
2 1 (1.69%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) IBM
3 1 (1.69%) Apple
3 1 (1.69%) Citrix
3 1 (1.69%) Civica
3 1 (1.69%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.69%) Samsung
3 1 (1.69%) Tableau
3 1 (1.69%) Talend
3 1 (1.69%) VMware