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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.26% 14.79% 17.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.75% 74.63% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 17
Average daily rate £315 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £130 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
Average hourly rate £26.60 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +126.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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
64 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 26.56% 19.82% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 24
Average daily rate £315 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
Average hourly rate £26.60 £37.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.30% +150.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +6 24 £325 -9.72% 14
Lewes +2 7 £313 -16.66% 1
Eastbourne -3 2 - -
Hove - 1 - - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 41 (50.62%) Windows Server
2 39 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 34 (41.98%) VMware
4 27 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (32.10%) Windows 7
6 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
6 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
7 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (22.22%) Finance
8 18 (22.22%) SAN
8 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (20.99%) SQL
10 15 (18.52%) MS Office
10 15 (18.52%) Windows XP
10 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 14 (17.28%) Cisco
11 14 (17.28%) Firewall
11 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (16.05%) High Availability
12 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
13 12 (14.81%) EMC
13 12 (14.81%) Citrix
13 12 (14.81%) .NET
13 12 (14.81%) C#
13 12 (14.81%) EMC NetWorker
14 11 (13.58%) PowerShell
14 11 (13.58%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (13.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (13.58%) HP
14 11 (13.58%) Palo Alto

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) IIS
3 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) AWD
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.70%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) SAN
2 14 (17.28%) Firewall
3 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.58%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (12.35%) Wireless
6 8 (9.88%) LAN
6 8 (9.88%) WAN
7 7 (8.64%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (6.17%) DHCP
8 5 (6.17%) DNS
8 5 (6.17%) NAS
8 5 (6.17%) VoIP
9 3 (3.70%) VLAN
9 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.23%) Internet
10 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) Selenium
4 2 (2.47%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.23%) MSI
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Local Government
3 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Analyst
2 14 (17.28%) Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Support Technician
5 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Technician
5 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Support Technician
6 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) IT Support
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
9 3 (3.70%) IT Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.41%) CSS
2 6 (7.41%) WinForms
3 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.17%) Entity Framework
3 5 (6.17%) WCF
4 3 (3.70%) COM+
4 3 (3.70%) HTML
4 3 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.23%) Qt
5 1 (1.23%) WPF
5 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.88%) AS400
3 3 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.70%) PKI
3 3 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) CMDB
4 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.47%) iPhone
4 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.23%) Handset
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) iSeries
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Windows Server
2 27 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (32.10%) Windows 7
4 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.64%) Linux
8 5 (6.17%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) High Availability
2 8 (9.88%) Coaching
2 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
3 6 (7.41%) TDD
3 6 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.17%) MVC
5 4 (4.94%) Automated Testing
5 4 (4.94%) Change Control
5 4 (4.94%) Test Automation
6 3 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.70%) CRM
6 3 (3.70%) ITIL
6 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.47%) Document Management
7 2 (2.47%) Migration
7 2 (2.47%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 12 (14.81%) C#
3 11 (13.58%) PowerShell
4 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.94%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) C
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 2 (2.47%) Python
6 2 (2.47%) VBA
7 1 (1.23%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.23%) VB6
7 1 (1.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) CCNA
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.47%) CCNP
4 2 (2.47%) MCP
4 2 (2.47%) MCSE
5 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) MCTS
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.11%) vCloud
3 9 (11.11%) vSphere
4 6 (7.41%) XenApp
5 5 (6.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.70%) XenServer
8 2 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.47%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (3.70%) EdgeSight
2 3 (3.70%) NetCrunch
2 3 (3.70%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) vMotion
3 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.47%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (2.47%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) VMware
2 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.28%) Cisco
4 12 (14.81%) Citrix
4 12 (14.81%) EMC
5 11 (13.58%) HP
5 11 (13.58%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.17%) Google
7 4 (4.94%) Avaya
7 4 (4.94%) Wyse
8 3 (3.70%) Dell
8 3 (3.70%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle
8 3 (3.70%) Splunk
9 2 (2.47%) Acronis
9 2 (2.47%) Becrypt
9 2 (2.47%) IBM
9 2 (2.47%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.47%) Symantec
10 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards