The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 3 months to 27 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 60 71 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.90% 9.59% 16.15%
As % of the Vendors category 24.00% 24.83% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 54
Median daily rate £404 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £135 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £467 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Median hourly rate £15.25 £23.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.78% +26.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £10.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £43.00 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.45 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.42% +10.00%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 250 286 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 49.60% 38.65% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 173 151
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £474 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +71.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £43.00 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in West Sussex

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in West Sussex

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in West Sussex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in West Sussex

Microsoft
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 in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in West Sussex

Microsoft
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 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -1 22 £366 -8.43% 3
Worthing +7 11 £425 +41.66% 2
Gatwick +2 9 £311 -29.26% 1
Horsham +5 6 £355 +173.07% 2
East Grinstead - 4 £420 - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 29 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 29 (25.00%) Finance
2 28 (24.14%) SQL
3 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.69%) Windows
4 24 (20.69%) ETL
4 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (18.10%) Active Directory
7 20 (17.24%) Data Modelling
7 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
9 16 (13.79%) Power BI
10 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
10 15 (12.93%) Migration
11 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
11 14 (12.07%) Project Management
11 14 (12.07%) DevOps
12 13 (11.21%) UML
12 13 (11.21%) Web Services
13 12 (10.34%) CRM
13 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (10.34%) Visualisation
14 11 (9.48%) Analytics
14 11 (9.48%) REST
14 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (9.48%) .NET
14 11 (9.48%) Dynamics CRM
15 10 (8.62%) Degree
15 10 (8.62%) SAP

Microsoft
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 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) Drupal
2 7 (6.03%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.45%) Documentum
4 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.59%) FileNet
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.59%) SAS
5 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (3.45%) Maximo
4 2 (1.72%) assyst
4 2 (1.72%) Primavera
5 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.86%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.03%) Office 365
4 3 (2.59%) SaaS
5 2 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.72%) Boomi
5 2 (1.72%) IaaS
5 2 (1.72%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.72%) PaaS
5 2 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.86%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) Firewall
2 7 (6.03%) WAN
3 6 (5.17%) LAN
4 3 (2.59%) DHCP
4 3 (2.59%) DNS
4 3 (2.59%) Network Security
4 3 (2.59%) SAN
4 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.72%) IPv4
5 2 (1.72%) IPv6
5 2 (1.72%) VPN
5 2 (1.72%) Wireless
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.86%) MPLS
6 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.79%) Power BI
3 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (6.03%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.59%) DB2
8 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.59%) MySQL
8 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.72%) Redis
9 2 (1.72%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.86%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (4.31%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.45%) JIRA
2 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.59%) ERwin
3 3 (2.59%) Protractor
3 3 (2.59%) Selenium
3 3 (2.59%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.59%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.86%) MSI
4 1 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.86%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.86%) Subversion
4 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Marketing
3 3 (2.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) French Language
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Developer
2 23 (19.83%) Analyst
3 12 (10.34%) Architect
4 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.62%) Power BI Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Consultant
6 9 (7.76%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.90%) Data Architect
7 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Lead DevOps
8 7 (6.03%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Developer
8 7 (6.03%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 5 (4.31%) JDE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) Web Services
2 11 (9.48%) .NET
2 11 (9.48%) REST
3 8 (6.90%) SOAP
4 7 (6.03%) RESTful
4 7 (6.03%) XML
5 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.45%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.45%) XSD
7 3 (2.59%) WSDL
7 3 (2.59%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.72%) CSS
8 2 (1.72%) HTML
8 2 (1.72%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.86%) jQuery
9 1 (0.86%) JSON
9 1 (0.86%) MDX
9 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.59%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.59%) Replication
7 2 (1.72%) PMI
8 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.69%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 8 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.03%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.17%) Linux
5 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.59%) Unix
7 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.69%) ETL
3 23 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (17.24%) Data Modelling
5 15 (12.93%) Migration
6 14 (12.07%) DevOps
6 14 (12.07%) Project Management
7 13 (11.21%) UML
8 12 (10.34%) CRM
8 12 (10.34%) Visualisation
9 11 (9.48%) Analytics
10 10 (8.62%) Data Visualisation
10 10 (8.62%) ITIL
10 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.62%) SDLC
11 9 (7.76%) Scrum
12 8 (6.90%) Asset Management
13 7 (6.03%) BPMN
13 7 (6.03%) Content Management
13 7 (6.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.14%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) Python
2 10 (8.62%) R
3 6 (5.17%) C#
3 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.59%) Java
5 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.86%) ABAP
7 1 (0.86%) C++
7 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.86%) VB
7 1 (0.86%) VB6
7 1 (0.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.62%) Degree
3 10 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.17%) ISEB
5 4 (3.45%) APMP
5 4 (3.45%) PMP
5 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.59%) CCA
6 3 (2.59%) HNC
6 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.59%) MCSD
6 3 (2.59%) MCSE
7 2 (1.72%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.72%) MCITP
7 2 (1.72%) MCP
7 2 (1.72%) MCSA
7 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) GDPR
2 5 (4.31%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.31%) QA
3 4 (3.45%) SLA
4 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.72%) PMO
5 1 (0.86%) COBIT
5 1 (0.86%) GAAP
5 1 (0.86%) IFRS
5 1 (0.86%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 21 (18.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.31%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (3.45%) vSphere
6 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.72%) SCCM
2 2 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) SAP
2 9 (7.76%) VMware
3 7 (6.03%) Cisco
3 7 (6.03%) HP
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle
4 6 (5.17%) JD Edwards
5 4 (3.45%) Cognos
5 4 (3.45%) IBM
5 4 (3.45%) Informatica
5 4 (3.45%) OpenText
6 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.59%) Juniper
6 3 (2.59%) Netezza
6 3 (2.59%) Teradata
6 3 (2.59%) webMethods
7 2 (1.72%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.72%) Ariba
7 2 (1.72%) Brocade
7 2 (1.72%) Dell
7 2 (1.72%) Kaseya
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
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