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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 61 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.63% 19.10% 13.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.72% 74.32% 90.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £168 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £103 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £396 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.57 £15.88 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
72 74 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 20.81% 25.69% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 20
Average daily rate £325 £150 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £105 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £15.88 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 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 -3 44 £325 +94.02% 10
Lewes +6 13 £338 +213.95% 3
Hove 0 1 - -
Hastings - 1 £135 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 47 (38.21%) VMware
2 45 (36.59%) Active Directory
3 43 (34.96%) Microsoft
4 39 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (29.27%) SAN
6 34 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (24.39%) Windows 7
8 25 (20.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
10 23 (18.70%) MS Exchange
11 22 (17.89%) SQL
12 21 (17.07%) Migration
13 20 (16.26%) Citrix
13 20 (16.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (13.82%) DNS
16 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
17 15 (12.20%) Windows XP
17 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
17 15 (12.20%) TCP/IP
17 15 (12.20%) ITIL
17 15 (12.20%) Finance
17 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (11.38%) IIS
18 14 (11.38%) LAN
19 13 (10.57%) Cisco
19 13 (10.57%) MS Office
19 13 (10.57%) Linux
19 13 (10.57%) SCCM
19 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (18.70%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 14 (11.38%) IIS
5 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.44%) Apache
7 2 (1.63%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.63%) Lync
7 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Office
2 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (7.32%) IaaS
2 8 (6.50%) SaaS
2 8 (6.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.27%) SAN
2 17 (13.82%) DNS
3 15 (12.20%) TCP/IP
4 14 (11.38%) LAN
5 12 (9.76%) DHCP
5 12 (9.76%) Firewall
5 12 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (8.13%) VLAN
7 8 (6.50%) NAS
8 7 (5.69%) WLAN
8 7 (5.69%) WAN
9 6 (4.88%) VPN
10 5 (4.07%) VoIP
11 4 (3.25%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.63%) LDAP
13 2 (1.63%) Wireless
14 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
14 1 (0.81%) Internet
14 1 (0.81%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.63%) MSI
2 2 (1.63%) Maven
2 2 (1.63%) Selenium
3 1 (0.81%) Firebug
3 1 (0.81%) TestNG
3 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.81%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.81%) Trac
General
1 15 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (20.33%) Analyst
2 18 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (9.76%) Developer
4 10 (8.13%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (7.32%) Administrator
5 9 (7.32%) Service Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (5.69%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Senior Storage Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Senior Server Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.25%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Architect
9 4 (3.25%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.25%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) .NET
2 3 (2.44%) CSS
2 3 (2.44%) WCF
2 3 (2.44%) jQuery
2 3 (2.44%) HTML5
2 3 (2.44%) Entity Framework
2 3 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.44%) HTML
3 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.81%) XSLT
4 1 (0.81%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.88%) Clustering
4 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.25%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.25%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.25%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.25%) Replication
6 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) GIS
7 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) PDA
7 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.81%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (24.39%) Windows 7
3 25 (20.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (12.20%) Windows XP
6 13 (10.57%) Linux
7 6 (4.88%) UNIX
8 4 (3.25%) Solaris
9 3 (2.44%) SUSE
10 2 (1.63%) AIX
10 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) Migration
2 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.20%) ITIL
3 11 (8.94%) Service Delivery
3 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
4 10 (8.13%) Scrum
4 10 (8.13%) Capacity Management
4 10 (8.13%) Automation Testing
4 10 (8.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (6.50%) Change Management
5 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.69%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (5.69%) Patch Management
7 6 (4.88%) Validation
7 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.07%) Change Control
9 4 (3.25%) SIEM
9 4 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.25%) Server Hardening
9 4 (3.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.89%) SQL
2 12 (9.76%) C++
3 11 (8.94%) Python
4 10 (8.13%) VC++
5 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.25%) VB
6 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.44%) Java
6 3 (2.44%) C#
6 3 (2.44%) VB6
7 2 (1.63%) C
7 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.81%) VBScript
8 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (4.07%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) SCSA
3 2 (1.63%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.63%) MCSE
4 1 (0.81%) MCSA
4 1 (0.81%) CCNA
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.81%) MCP
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) DCSE
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
1 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 34 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.94%) XenApp
3 11 (8.94%) vSphere
4 8 (6.50%) vCloud
5 7 (5.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.25%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.44%) XenServer
8 2 (1.63%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) SCCM
2 8 (6.50%) vMotion
3 6 (4.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.44%) Nessus
5 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (38.21%) VMware
2 43 (34.96%) Microsoft
3 20 (16.26%) Citrix
4 13 (10.57%) Cisco
5 10 (8.13%) EMC
6 7 (5.69%) Dell
7 6 (4.88%) Veeam
8 5 (4.07%) CommVault
8 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.25%) Avaya
10 3 (2.44%) Oracle
10 3 (2.44%) BT
11 2 (1.63%) AirMagnet
11 2 (1.63%) IBM
11 2 (1.63%) Sun
11 2 (1.63%) HP
11 2 (1.63%) Juniper
11 2 (1.63%) Veritas
11 2 (1.63%) Symantec
12 1 (0.81%) McAfee
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