Period
to 17 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hastings 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 January 2019 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
East Sussex > Hastings
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 5 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hastings 35.14% 38.10% -
As % of the Vendors category 46.43% 64.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 0
Hastings median daily rate £525 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.41% - -
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £345 £320
% change year-on-year +1.45% +7.81% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hastings median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50

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 Hastings.

All Vendors
Hastings
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 28 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hastings 75.68% 59.52% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 1
Hastings median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -6.67%
East Sussex median daily rate £376 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.29% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hastings median hourly rate £43.50 - -
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -53.33% +114.29% -1.41%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hastings

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hastings.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Hastings

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hastings

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Hastings.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Hastings

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hastings

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Hastings over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Hastings

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hastings

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Hastings.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Hastings

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Hastings region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
1 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Unix
5 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications
6 5 (38.46%) VoIP
6 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
6 5 (38.46%) Automotive
7 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (15.38%) COM
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 1 (7.69%) CSS
9 1 (7.69%) .NET
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 1 (7.69%) C#

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hastings 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 (53.85%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Unified Communications
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
2 5 (38.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Architect
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) COM
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Angular 2
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) LESS
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
1 12 (92.31%) VMware