Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Horsham 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 November 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
West Sussex > Horsham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 9 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 16 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Horsham 25.00% 8.05% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 59.26% 12.50% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
Horsham median daily rate £120 £130 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -75.24% +159.26%
10th Percentile £110 £130 £513
90th Percentile £295 £400 £538
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £370 £369
% change year-on-year -5.37% +0.30% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Horsham median hourly rate - - £16.00
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -46.15% +103.13% -

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 Horsham.

All Vendors
Horsham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 27 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Horsham 42.19% 64.37% 53.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 21
Horsham median daily rate £288 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -20.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £110 £130 £313
90th Percentile £430 £435 £425
West Sussex median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +7.33% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Horsham median hourly rate - £10.59 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.84% +10.34%
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £21.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year -17.28% +28.21% +3.13%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Horsham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Horsham

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Horsham

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Horsham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Horsham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Horsham

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Horsham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Horsham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) Dell
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN
7 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
7 3 (18.75%) Draytek
7 3 (18.75%) Mimecast
7 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) Office 365
7 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (18.75%) XenServer
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Horsham 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 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Mimecast
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) VLAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) 1st Line Support
1 7 (43.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Patching
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) Draytek
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL