Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 80 88
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.47% 1.58% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.00% 6.75% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 27
West Sussex median daily rate £300 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -37.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £240
90th Percentile £590 £300 £460
South East median daily rate £390 £325 £355
% change year-on-year +20.00% -8.45% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
West Sussex median hourly rate £23.50 £16.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.42% -61.63% +43.33%
10th Percentile £23.25 £15.75 £41.50
90th Percentile £23.75 £21.45 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £18.26 £21.33
% change year-on-year +6.16% -14.39% +0.04%

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 243 252 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 20.98% 23.49% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 148 191
West Sussex median daily rate £440 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.39% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £259 £260
90th Percentile £569 £500 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 21
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £33.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.11% -21.51% +104.76%
10th Percentile £39.35 £15.75 £19.58
90th Percentile £55.88 £57.45 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £24.28
% change year-on-year +70.00% -17.63% +0.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +3 9 £300 +20.00% 1
Crawley +9 3 £318 -36.50% 1
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) MCSA
4 10 (58.82%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) MCSE
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
6 8 (47.06%) Marketing
6 8 (47.06%) SCCM
6 8 (47.06%) Retail
7 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 7 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (35.29%) DHCP
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
8 6 (35.29%) Software Deployment
8 6 (35.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (29.41%) ServiceNow
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (23.53%) Remedy
10 4 (23.53%) Operations Management
10 4 (23.53%) Matrix Organization
11 3 (17.65%) Data Lake
11 3 (17.65%) Data Lake Analytics
11 3 (17.65%) Power BI
11 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
11 3 (17.65%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (17.65%) U-SQL
11 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (17.65%) Data Management

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 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (17.65%) Azure Machine Learning
2 3 (17.65%) Data Lake Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) IMAP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) POP3
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Skype
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
1 3 (17.65%) Data Lake
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
1 3 (17.65%) HDInsight
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
1 3 (17.65%) Power BI
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) GCC
General
1 8 (47.06%) Marketing
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) IT Manager
1 4 (23.53%) IT Services Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Service Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Azure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Azure Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
3 6 (35.29%) Software Deployment
4 4 (23.53%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (23.53%) Operations Management
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Data Management
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
1 3 (17.65%) R
1 3 (17.65%) U-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) MCSA
2 9 (52.94%) MCSE
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) MCSD
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) ServiceNow
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) BMC
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Meraki
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) VMware