Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing 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 18 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 > Worthing
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 30 16
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 10 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 3.98% 6.09% 10.50%
As % of the Vendors category 10.10% 18.18% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 13
Worthing median daily rate £388 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.70% +3.06% -13.33%
10th Percentile £381 £200 £151
90th Percentile £394 £434 £400
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £365 £356
% change year-on-year -4.11% +2.46% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Worthing median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -72.22%
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.13 £32.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -47.31% +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 Worthing.

All Vendors
Worthing
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 99 121 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 39.44% 33.52% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 29
Worthing median daily rate £463 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +18.67% -
10th Percentile £363 £304 £265
90th Percentile £613 £594 £548
West Sussex median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +7.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Worthing median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -39.32%
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £25.58 £16.50
% change year-on-year -31.58% +55.02% +3.13%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Worthing

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Worthing

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Worthing

For the 6 months to 18 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 Worthing region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) Data Management
2 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 6 (60.00%) High Availability
2 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) REST

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) DOM
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (60.00%) Data Management
1 6 (60.00%) High Availability
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods