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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 5 6
Contract jobs citing Windows 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex - 8.00% 14.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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 Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex - 8.00% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle