The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 62 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 15.08% 19.56% 17.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.13% 81.58% 89.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 13
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £110 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £13.69 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.44% -25.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £17.25 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Windows
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 76 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 20.62% 23.97% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 15
Average daily rate £360 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £110 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 8
Average hourly rate £36.25 £13.87 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.35% -18.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £19.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the East Sussex region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the East Sussex region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Windows
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -4 28 £355 +2.89% 15
Lewes +3 15 £325 +160.00%
Eastbourne 0 3 £370 +23.33%
Hove - - - - 1
Crowborough - - - - 1
Uckfield - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.47%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.47%) VMware
3 25 (23.58%) SQL
4 23 (21.70%) .NET
4 23 (21.70%) Windows 7
5 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
6 21 (19.81%) SAN
7 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (16.04%) TCP/IP
9 16 (15.09%) C#
9 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
9 16 (15.09%) Firewall
10 15 (14.15%) MS Exchange
11 14 (13.21%) WinForms
11 14 (13.21%) DNS
11 14 (13.21%) Clustering
12 13 (12.26%) Cisco
12 13 (12.26%) SCCM
12 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (11.32%) HP
13 12 (11.32%) ITIL
13 12 (11.32%) Linux
13 12 (11.32%) Migration
14 11 (10.38%) Juniper
14 11 (10.38%) MS Office
15 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (8.49%) LDAP
16 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.72%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (4.72%) Apache
3 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.83%) SAS
5 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.89%) Lync
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) DOC1
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) assyst
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.81%) SAN
2 17 (16.04%) TCP/IP
3 16 (15.09%) Firewall
4 14 (13.21%) DNS
5 9 (8.49%) LDAP
5 9 (8.49%) DHCP
6 8 (7.55%) VPN
7 7 (6.60%) LAN
7 7 (6.60%) VoIP
7 7 (6.60%) WAN
8 6 (5.66%) VLAN
8 6 (5.66%) MPLS
9 5 (4.72%) SSL
9 5 (4.72%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.83%) Wireless
10 3 (2.83%) BGP
10 3 (2.83%) OSPF
10 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.89%) CppUnit
2 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (0.94%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.94%) MSI
3 1 (0.94%) Trac
3 1 (0.94%) Selenium
3 1 (0.94%) Maven
3 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 4 (3.77%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (23.58%) Developer
2 23 (21.70%) Analyst
3 15 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.60%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) IT Support
7 5 (4.72%) WinForms Developer
7 5 (4.72%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.70%) .NET
2 14 (13.21%) WinForms
3 3 (2.83%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) J2EE
3 3 (2.83%) J2ME
3 3 (2.83%) WCF
3 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.89%) WPF
4 2 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.94%) XSLT
5 1 (0.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.94%) HTML
5 1 (0.94%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.94%) HTML5
5 1 (0.94%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.94%) jQuery
5 1 (0.94%) BREW
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Clustering
2 4 (3.77%) Replication
2 4 (3.77%) PKI
2 4 (3.77%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.83%) GIS
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.89%) NHS
4 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.94%) iPhone
5 1 (0.94%) PDA
5 1 (0.94%) Tandem
5 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.70%) Windows 7
2 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (11.32%) Linux
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.60%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.66%) UNIX
6 6 (5.66%) SUSE
7 5 (4.72%) Solaris
7 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.83%) AIX
8 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.83%) Android
8 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.32%) ITIL
1 12 (11.32%) Migration
2 7 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (5.66%) TDD
3 6 (5.66%) Project Management
4 5 (4.72%) Service Delivery
4 5 (4.72%) Automation Testing
5 4 (3.77%) DevOps
5 4 (3.77%) Business Continuity
5 4 (3.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (3.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (3.77%) Capacity Management
5 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.77%) Change Management
5 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.83%) Validation
6 3 (2.83%) Scrum
6 3 (2.83%) MVC
6 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.83%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) SQL
2 16 (15.09%) C#
3 8 (7.55%) C++
4 6 (5.66%) Python
4 6 (5.66%) VC++
5 4 (3.77%) Java
6 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.94%) C
7 1 (0.94%) VB
7 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.55%) MCSE
3 4 (3.77%) SCSA
3 4 (3.77%) Degree
3 4 (3.77%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (0.94%) MCP
5 1 (0.94%) PMP
5 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.94%) APMP
5 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 27 (25.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) vSphere
3 5 (4.72%) Veritas File System
3 5 (4.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.89%) XenApp
4 2 (1.89%) vCloud
5 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.94%) XenServer
5 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) SCCM
2 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (0.94%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.47%) VMware
3 13 (12.26%) Cisco
4 12 (11.32%) HP
5 11 (10.38%) Juniper
6 5 (4.72%) McAfee
6 5 (4.72%) Veritas
6 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.72%) Avaya
6 5 (4.72%) IBM
7 4 (3.77%) 3PAR
7 4 (3.77%) Sun
8 3 (2.83%) BT
8 3 (2.83%) Remedy
8 3 (2.83%) Citrix
8 3 (2.83%) Syclo
8 3 (2.83%) Akamai
8 3 (2.83%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.83%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds