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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 8 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 72 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.31% 13.09% 7.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.42% 70.59% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£240 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 12
Average hourly rate £15.88 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -20.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
93 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 22.36% 18.55% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 18
Average daily rate £250 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 12
Average hourly rate £15.88 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.20 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 2014.

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
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 17 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 47 £240 +2.01% 9
Lewes -6 8 £298 - 1
Crowborough - 2 £150 -
Eastbourne - 2 - -
Hove -6 1 £250 - 1
Uckfield - 1 £275 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 69 (51.88%) Windows 7
2 50 (37.59%) Active Directory
3 31 (23.31%) Microsoft
4 30 (22.56%) Windows XP
5 28 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 28 (21.05%) ITIL
6 27 (20.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (19.55%) VMware
8 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (15.79%) Citrix
9 21 (15.79%) MS Office
10 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 19 (14.29%) SQL
12 16 (12.03%) C++
12 16 (12.03%) MS Exchange
13 15 (11.28%) SAN
14 12 (9.02%) DNS
14 12 (9.02%) C#
14 12 (9.02%) MCSE
15 11 (8.27%) DHCP
15 11 (8.27%) Cisco
15 11 (8.27%) Software Packaging
16 10 (7.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (7.52%) .NET
17 9 (6.77%) MCP
17 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
17 9 (6.77%) WinForms
17 9 (6.77%) Firewall
17 9 (6.77%) Automation Testing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 16 (12.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.76%) IIS
4 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.26%) Documentum
5 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.26%) Captiva
6 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.50%) SAS
6 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 21 (15.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) SAN
2 12 (9.02%) DNS
3 11 (8.27%) DHCP
4 9 (6.77%) Firewall
5 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.76%) VoIP
6 5 (3.76%) WAN
7 4 (3.01%) VPN
8 3 (2.26%) LAN
8 3 (2.26%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.50%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.50%) VLAN
9 2 (1.50%) NAS
9 2 (1.50%) SSL
9 2 (1.50%) MPLS
9 2 (1.50%) Extranet
10 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.75%) Wireless
10 1 (0.75%) SNMP
10 1 (0.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) CppUnit
1 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.01%) JUnit
General
1 5 (3.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Local Government
3 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.26%) Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (29.32%) Analyst
2 21 (15.79%) Developer
3 20 (15.04%) Service Analyst
3 20 (15.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (12.78%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) C++ Developer
6 9 (6.77%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (6.02%) IT Support
7 8 (6.02%) Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.02%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.51%) Rollout Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (4.51%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Development Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.27%) Software Packaging
2 10 (7.52%) .NET
3 9 (6.77%) WinForms
4 4 (3.01%) COM+
5 3 (2.26%) XML
5 3 (2.26%) WCF
6 2 (1.50%) WPF
6 2 (1.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.75%) HTML
7 1 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.75%) HTML5
7 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.76%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.26%) Clustering
3 2 (1.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.50%) NHS
3 2 (1.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.75%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 69 (51.88%) Windows 7
2 30 (22.56%) Windows XP
3 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.26%) UNIX
6 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.50%) openSUSE
7 2 (1.50%) Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.05%) ITIL
2 9 (6.77%) Automation Testing
3 7 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 6 (4.51%) TDD
4 6 (4.51%) Mentoring
5 5 (3.76%) Migration
6 4 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.01%) Project Management
6 4 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.01%) Validation
7 3 (2.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.26%) Information Security Management
7 3 (2.26%) Security Management
7 3 (2.26%) Information Security
7 3 (2.26%) ISMS
7 3 (2.26%) Document Management
8 2 (1.50%) Manual Testing
8 2 (1.50%) Time Management
8 2 (1.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (1.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.29%) SQL
2 16 (12.03%) C++
3 12 (9.02%) C#
4 5 (3.76%) Python
5 3 (2.26%) Java
6 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.50%) C
6 2 (1.50%) VBScript
7 1 (0.75%) VB
7 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (20.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.02%) MCSE
3 10 (7.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (6.77%) MCP
5 4 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.01%) CCA
5 4 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.26%) CCNA
6 3 (2.26%) MCSA
7 2 (1.50%) MCITP
8 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.75%) PMP
8 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.75%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.75%) MCSD
8 1 (0.75%) VCDX
8 1 (0.75%) MCTS
8 1 (0.75%) Degree
8 1 (0.75%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 50 (37.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.01%) XenApp
4 2 (1.50%) vSphere
4 2 (1.50%) vCloud
5 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.75%) XenServer
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) SCCM
2 2 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.50%) NetCrunch
2 2 (1.50%) Nagios
3 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (23.31%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.55%) VMware
3 21 (15.79%) Citrix
4 11 (8.27%) Cisco
5 8 (6.02%) EMC
6 7 (5.26%) HP
7 4 (3.01%) Juniper
8 2 (1.50%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.50%) Splunk
8 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.50%) Avaya
8 2 (1.50%) Dell
8 2 (1.50%) McAfee
8 2 (1.50%) CommVault
8 2 (1.50%) NetApp
9 1 (0.75%) Sophos
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago