The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 20.00% 14.29% 17.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£343 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 20.00% 14.29% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £343 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) PDA
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Northgate
3 1 (16.67%) Civica
3 1 (16.67%) Capita
3 1 (16.67%) Academy Housing
3 1 (16.67%) Orchard
3 1 (16.67%) arcHouse
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Academy Housing
1 1 (16.67%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) PC Support
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (16.67%) IT Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PDA
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Northgate
2 1 (16.67%) Civica
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Orchard
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (16.67%) HP