Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 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.

Microsoft Certification
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 76 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.05% 1.51% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.26% 6.52% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 19
West Sussex median daily rate £500 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +1.56% +25.00%
10th Percentile £220 £293 £240
90th Percentile £625 £443 £500
South East median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £22.50 £23.19
% change year-on-year +48.44% -2.98% +9.00%

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 303 230 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.19% 23.12% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 128 167
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £271 £300
90th Percentile £600 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £407
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.68% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.25 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +28.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £41.75 £17.50 £24.79
90th Percentile £51.83 £62.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £36.25 £25.69 £23.00
% change year-on-year +41.11% +11.70% -36.11%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Haywards Heath - 6 £225 -
Crawley +2 5 £400 -
Worthing -14 5 £600 +74.55%
Gatwick -3 4 £610 +43.53%
East Grinstead +3 1 £390 -11.32%
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 18 (81.82%) MCSE
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) ITIL
5 10 (45.45%) SCCM
6 9 (40.91%) CCNA
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
7 8 (36.36%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) DHCP
7 8 (36.36%) XenApp
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) DNS
8 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco
8 7 (31.82%) Office 365
8 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (22.73%) QA
10 5 (22.73%) VMware
10 5 (22.73%) Firewall
10 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 4 (18.18%) Project Management
11 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 4 (18.18%) MCP

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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DHCP
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) Internet
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) NAS
7 1 (4.55%) Skype
7 1 (4.55%) SSL
7 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Storwize
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.55%) Android
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.09%) Data Deduplication
5 2 (9.09%) Data Security
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) ABAP
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) MCSE
2 9 (40.91%) CCNA
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) MCITP
3 4 (18.18%) MCP
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) IBM Certification
5 2 (9.09%) VCAP
6 1 (4.55%) CISSP
6 1 (4.55%) MCTS
6 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) XenApp
3 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
5 3 (13.64%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Proofpoint
6 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.55%) IronPort
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) Samsung
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) Tableau