The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 West 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 1 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 114 86 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.11% 22.34% 11.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.02% 88.66% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 35 29
Average daily rate
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£220 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.29% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £281 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £585 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 3
Average hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -56.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.29%
Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
131 97 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 36.90% 25.19% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 43 38
Average daily rate £220 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.96% +17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -56.00%
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 West Sussex

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Windows
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West 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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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
Crawley +5 39 £225 -43.67% 11
Gatwick +3 17 £285 -51.28% 2
Worthing 0 16 £145 -54.68% 3
East Grinstead 0 6 £353 +0.71%
Littlehampton - 3 - - 1
Horsham -3 2 £203 - 7
Chichester - 1 £105 -
Haywards Heath - - - - 2
Bognor Regis - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - - 3
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 2
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 98 (53.55%) Active Directory
2 82 (44.81%) Microsoft
3 68 (37.16%) Windows 7
4 61 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (27.87%) MS Office
5 51 (27.87%) ITIL
6 48 (26.23%) VMware
7 44 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (22.95%) MS Exchange
9 39 (21.31%) MS Excel
10 38 (20.77%) Linux
11 36 (19.67%) MCSE
12 35 (19.13%) SCCM
13 34 (18.58%) Citrix
14 31 (16.94%) Windows XP
15 30 (16.39%) MCP
16 29 (15.85%) IIS
16 29 (15.85%) SQL
16 29 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (13.66%) DNS
17 25 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2010
18 24 (13.11%) SAN
19 23 (12.57%) TCP/IP
19 23 (12.57%) Firewall
20 22 (12.02%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (10.93%) WAN
21 20 (10.93%) DHCP
21 20 (10.93%) LAN
22 19 (10.38%) Project Management
22 19 (10.38%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 42 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 29 (15.85%) IIS
3 25 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (9.29%) SharePoint
5 16 (8.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.09%) Lync
11 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (27.87%) MS Office
2 39 (21.31%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) assyst
1 1 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.65%) Office 365
2 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.66%) DNS
2 24 (13.11%) SAN
3 23 (12.57%) TCP/IP
3 23 (12.57%) Firewall
4 20 (10.93%) LAN
4 20 (10.93%) WAN
4 20 (10.93%) DHCP
5 16 (8.74%) Internet
6 13 (7.10%) Wireless
7 11 (6.01%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (4.37%) VLAN
9 7 (3.83%) VPN
10 6 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.73%) MPLS
12 4 (2.19%) VoIP
12 4 (2.19%) Network Security
13 3 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (1.64%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.09%) Intranet
14 2 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.46%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.09%) DTS
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.55%) DB2
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.09%) PVCS
2 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.09%) Subversion
2 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.55%) Trac
3 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.55%) MSI
3 1 (0.55%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.55%) AdminStudio
General
1 18 (9.84%) Finance
2 8 (4.37%) Marketing
3 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.19%) Military
5 2 (1.09%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (19.67%) Analyst
2 23 (12.57%) Support Engineer
3 21 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (9.29%) Help Desk Support
4 17 (9.29%) Support Analyst
5 15 (8.20%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (8.20%) Desktop Support
6 12 (6.56%) Consultant
6 12 (6.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.01%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.46%) Security Analyst
8 10 (5.46%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Rollout Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Desktop Analyst
10 8 (4.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.83%) IT Support
11 7 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) .NET
2 7 (3.83%) jQuery
2 7 (3.83%) HTML
3 5 (2.73%) Application Packaging
3 5 (2.73%) WCF
3 5 (2.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (2.73%) REST
3 5 (2.73%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.73%) CSS
4 2 (1.09%) Web Services
4 2 (1.09%) Classic ASP
4 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.55%) Java EE
5 1 (0.55%) XML
5 1 (0.55%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.10%) Blackberry
2 11 (6.01%) PKI
3 9 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.83%) Clustering
6 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.73%) Blog
8 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.64%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.64%) Statistics
10 2 (1.09%) PMI
11 1 (0.55%) CMDB
11 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.55%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.55%) iPad
11 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 68 (37.16%) Windows 7
2 61 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (20.77%) Linux
4 31 (16.94%) Windows XP
5 29 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (12.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.73%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.73%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.19%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.55%) Android
12 1 (0.55%) LynxOS
12 1 (0.55%) UNIX
12 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.87%) ITIL
2 19 (10.38%) Configuration Management
2 19 (10.38%) Project Management
3 16 (8.74%) Incident Management
4 14 (7.65%) Migration
5 13 (7.10%) PRINCE2
6 10 (5.46%) Change Management
6 10 (5.46%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (5.46%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (4.92%) Software Deployment
7 9 (4.92%) Service Management
8 8 (4.37%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.83%) MVC
9 7 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.83%) Budget Control
10 5 (2.73%) Business Development
10 5 (2.73%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.73%) Workflow
10 5 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.73%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.85%) SQL
2 7 (3.83%) C#
3 5 (2.73%) C
3 5 (2.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.19%) Java
4 4 (2.19%) VB
5 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.09%) VB6
5 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.09%) VBScript
6 1 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (19.67%) MCSE
3 30 (16.39%) MCP
4 17 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (8.74%) MCSA
6 15 (8.20%) CCNA
7 10 (5.46%) CISSP
7 10 (5.46%) CEH
8 9 (4.92%) MCDST
9 6 (3.28%) MCITP
9 6 (3.28%) CCNP
9 6 (3.28%) Degree
9 6 (3.28%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.73%) MCTS
11 4 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.64%) MCPD
12 3 (1.64%) MCDBA
12 3 (1.64%) MCSD
13 2 (1.09%) ISEB
13 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.64%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.55%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) DICOM
System Software
1 98 (53.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.46%) UAG
3 8 (4.37%) vSphere
4 7 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.83%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.09%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (19.13%) SCCM
2 10 (5.46%) Nessus
3 4 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.64%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.55%) WSUS
5 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 82 (44.81%) Microsoft
2 48 (26.23%) VMware
3 34 (18.58%) Citrix
4 19 (10.38%) Cisco
5 12 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.46%) Qualys
6 10 (5.46%) McAfee
7 6 (3.28%) NetApp
7 6 (3.28%) Oracle
7 6 (3.28%) HP
8 5 (2.73%) Symantec
9 4 (2.19%) Apple
10 3 (1.64%) Dell
10 3 (1.64%) EMC
11 2 (1.09%) SAP
11 2 (1.09%) Kaseya
12 1 (0.55%) SOTI
12 1 (0.55%) Sybase
12 1 (0.55%) Intel
12 1 (0.55%) Websense
West Sussex
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £14 - £18.50 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago