The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Sussex region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 54 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.70% 13.48% 6.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 84.44% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 4
Average daily rate
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£150 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.45% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £203 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £20.60 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.29%
Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 23.61% 15.96% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 10
Average daily rate £150 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £420 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £21.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows
South East

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 11 July 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
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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
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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 +18 34 £185 -35.65% 13
Lewes -9 5 £108 -74.70%
Eastbourne - 2 - - 1
Crowborough - 1 £150 -
Hastings - - - -
St Leonards-on-Sea - - - -
Uckfield - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 70 (56.91%) Windows 7
2 43 (34.96%) Microsoft
3 35 (28.46%) Active Directory
4 29 (23.58%) MS Excel
5 27 (21.95%) Windows XP
5 27 (21.95%) MS Office
6 24 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (17.89%) Citrix
8 21 (17.07%) SQL
9 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
9 19 (15.45%) VMware
10 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (12.20%) HP
12 14 (11.38%) .NET
13 13 (10.57%) MS Exchange
13 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (9.76%) C#
15 10 (8.13%) Visual Studio
15 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET
15 10 (8.13%) MCSE
15 10 (8.13%) ITIL
16 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
16 9 (7.32%) Blackberry
17 8 (6.50%) Migration
17 8 (6.50%) WinForms
17 8 (6.50%) SLA
17 8 (6.50%) C++
17 8 (6.50%) Local Government
18 7 (5.69%) TDD
18 7 (5.69%) SharePoint 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 13 (10.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.07%) IIS
6 4 (3.25%) Lync
6 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.63%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) GroupWise
Applications
1 29 (23.58%) MS Excel
2 27 (21.95%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) VPN
2 5 (4.07%) SAN
2 5 (4.07%) Firewall
3 4 (3.25%) WAN
4 3 (2.44%) LAN
4 3 (2.44%) DNS
4 3 (2.44%) DHCP
4 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.63%) SSL
5 2 (1.63%) Extranet
6 1 (0.81%) MPLS
6 1 (0.81%) Internet
6 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.81%) VoIP
6 1 (0.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.88%) NUnit
2 6 (4.88%) Subversion
2 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (4.88%) Hudson
2 6 (4.88%) SpecFlow
2 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (6.50%) Local Government
2 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.07%) Finance
4 3 (2.44%) Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (21.14%) Analyst
2 17 (13.82%) Developer
3 13 (10.57%) 1st Line Support
3 13 (10.57%) Service Analyst
3 13 (10.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (9.76%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.94%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) IT Support
6 9 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (5.69%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Rollout Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) .NET
2 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.50%) WinForms
4 7 (5.69%) HTML
5 6 (4.88%) XML
5 6 (4.88%) LINQ
5 6 (4.88%) jQuery
6 5 (4.07%) WCF
7 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.25%) Software Packaging
7 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.63%) WPF
8 2 (1.63%) COM+
9 1 (0.81%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.63%) NHS
2 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
2 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.81%) Clustering
3 1 (0.81%) Statistics
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 70 (56.91%) Windows 7
2 27 (21.95%) Windows XP
3 24 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.13%) ITIL
2 8 (6.50%) Migration
3 7 (5.69%) TDD
4 6 (4.88%) Scrum
4 6 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.07%) Automation Testing
6 4 (3.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (3.25%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.44%) Web Development
7 3 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (2.44%) Load Testing
7 3 (2.44%) ISMS
7 3 (2.44%) Information Security
7 3 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.44%) Automated Testing
7 3 (2.44%) Information Security Management
7 3 (2.44%) Security Management
7 3 (2.44%) MVC
8 2 (1.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.07%) SQL
2 12 (9.76%) C#
3 8 (6.50%) C++
4 7 (5.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.25%) VB
5 4 (3.25%) VB6
6 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.13%) MCSE
3 5 (4.07%) MCP
4 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) Degree
5 3 (2.44%) MCSA
5 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.63%) MCITP
7 1 (0.81%) MCPD
7 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.81%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (28.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.07%) vSphere
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) SCCM
2 2 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (34.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.89%) Citrix
3 19 (15.45%) VMware
4 15 (12.20%) HP
5 5 (4.07%) Cisco
6 4 (3.25%) McAfee
7 2 (1.63%) WatchGuard
7 2 (1.63%) EMC
7 2 (1.63%) Juniper
8 1 (0.81%) CommVault
8 1 (0.81%) NetApp
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle
8 1 (0.81%) Dell
8 1 (0.81%) Sophos
8 1 (0.81%) Kofax
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