Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Microsoft Certification
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 72 78
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.99% 2.23% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.86% 8.33% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 19
West Sussex median daily rate £300 £404 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.74% -6.70% +49.31%
10th Percentile £188 £250 £280
90th Percentile £568 £500 £474
South East median daily rate £363 £320 £375
% change year-on-year +13.28% -14.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
West Sussex median hourly rate £23.50 £16.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.42% -61.63% +7.50%
10th Percentile £23.25 £15.75 £41.50
90th Percentile £23.75 £17.25 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £19.38 £22.52 £21.33
% change year-on-year -13.94% +5.58% -1.02%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 271 264 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.51% 26.75% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 165 130
West Sussex median daily rate £443 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.20% +13.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £294 £261 £260
90th Percentile £551 £542 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 9
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.52% -19.51%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.75 £16.88
90th Percentile £67.25 £58.00 £46.05
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year +44.19% -34.35% +45.56%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in West Sussex over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in West Sussex

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Gatwick +1 9 £300 +20.00% 1
Haywards Heath - 5 £425 - 2
Crawley +5 3 £318 -31.35%
Worthing - 1 £300 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) MCSA
4 12 (50.00%) ITIL
5 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) MCSE
6 10 (41.67%) Retail
6 10 (41.67%) Marketing
7 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
8 8 (33.33%) SCCM
8 8 (33.33%) Performance Management
9 7 (29.17%) Office 365
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (29.17%) Migration
9 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (25.00%) Software Deployment
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (25.00%) Firewall
10 6 (25.00%) DHCP
11 5 (20.83%) LAN
11 5 (20.83%) WAN
11 5 (20.83%) POP3
11 5 (20.83%) SMTP
11 5 (20.83%) MAPI
11 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
11 5 (20.83%) MCP
11 5 (20.83%) VBA
11 5 (20.83%) Back Office
11 5 (20.83%) Symantec

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
3 3 (12.50%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) DHCP
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) IMAP
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) POP3
3 5 (20.83%) SMTP
3 5 (20.83%) VLAN
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) Skype
5 1 (4.17%) SNMP
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) Data Lake
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) HDInsight
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.50%) Power BI
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) GCC
General
1 10 (41.67%) Marketing
1 10 (41.67%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Architect
1 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 4 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Messaging Specialist
1 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) MAPI
2 2 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 5 (20.83%) High Availability
6 4 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (16.67%) Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (16.67%) Operations Management
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Machine Learning
8 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) VBA
2 3 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) R
2 3 (12.50%) U-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) MCSA
2 10 (41.67%) MCSE
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) MCP
5 4 (16.67%) DBS Check
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (8.33%) CCNA
7 2 (8.33%) MCSD
7 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
2 5 (20.83%) Symantec
3 4 (16.67%) Remedy
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.17%) BMC
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Ivanti
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) VMware