The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 82 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.36% 15.83% 9.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.67% 70.79% 69.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 33
Average daily rate
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£220 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £402 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 7
Average hourly rate £15.38 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
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 West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
98 89 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.92% 22.36% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 53
Average daily rate £220 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £141 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £448 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.76 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +10 34 £220 -35.95% 8
Worthing -2 12 £145 -51.86%
Gatwick +4 10 £163 -18.75% 1
East Grinstead 0 6 £353 - 1
Horsham -5 1 £203 -41.72% 4
Chichester - 1 - -
Burgess Hill - - - - 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 114 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 94 (50.54%) Microsoft
3 75 (40.32%) MS Office
4 71 (38.17%) Windows 7
5 60 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (28.49%) MS Exchange
7 50 (26.88%) ITIL
8 46 (24.73%) MS Excel
9 43 (23.12%) VMware
10 42 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (19.35%) MCSE
11 36 (19.35%) SCCM
12 35 (18.82%) Linux
13 30 (16.13%) Citrix
13 30 (16.13%) Windows XP
14 28 (15.05%) MCP
14 28 (15.05%) IIS
14 28 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (12.37%) Firewall
17 22 (11.83%) DNS
18 21 (11.29%) SQL
18 21 (11.29%) SAN
18 21 (11.29%) Migration
19 20 (10.75%) DHCP
20 18 (9.68%) Configuration Management
20 18 (9.68%) Office 365
21 17 (9.14%) Incident Management
21 17 (9.14%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 53 (28.49%) MS Exchange
2 28 (15.05%) IIS
2 28 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (9.14%) SharePoint
4 15 (8.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.69%) Lync
6 5 (2.69%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.15%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.54%) CICS
Applications
1 75 (40.32%) MS Office
2 46 (24.73%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.38%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.08%) MS Project
5 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.68%) Office 365
2 12 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.37%) Firewall
2 22 (11.83%) DNS
3 21 (11.29%) SAN
4 20 (10.75%) DHCP
5 17 (9.14%) TCP/IP
6 16 (8.60%) Internet
7 15 (8.06%) LAN
8 14 (7.53%) WAN
9 13 (6.99%) Wireless
10 11 (5.91%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (3.76%) VPN
12 6 (3.23%) MPLS
13 4 (2.15%) IP Telephony
13 4 (2.15%) VoIP
13 4 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.15%) Network Security
14 3 (1.61%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.61%) VLAN
15 2 (1.08%) Intranet
15 2 (1.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.08%) DTS
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL
5 1 (0.54%) DB2
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.08%) Subversion
2 2 (1.08%) PVCS
2 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.54%) Trac
3 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.54%) NUnit
3 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 7 (3.76%) Telecoms
1 7 (3.76%) Finance
2 5 (2.69%) Marketing
3 2 (1.08%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.54%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Military
4 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.54%) Publishing
4 1 (0.54%) Back Office
4 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (26.88%) Analyst
2 31 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 29 (15.59%) Support Engineer
4 27 (14.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (10.75%) 1st Line Support
7 18 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
8 16 (8.60%) Desktop Support
9 15 (8.06%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (6.45%) IT Support
11 11 (5.91%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 11 (5.91%) Desktop Analyst
12 10 (5.38%) IT Security Analyst
12 10 (5.38%) Security Analyst
12 10 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 10 (5.38%) Project Manager
13 9 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 9 (4.84%) Rollout Engineer
14 8 (4.30%) Deployment Engineer
14 8 (4.30%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.84%) .NET
2 7 (3.76%) HTML
3 6 (3.23%) jQuery
4 5 (2.69%) CSS
4 5 (2.69%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.15%) WCF
5 4 (2.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (2.15%) REST
6 3 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.61%) Web Services
6 3 (1.61%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.08%) XML
7 2 (1.08%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.54%) DOM
8 1 (0.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.91%) PKI
4 9 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.15%) iPad
7 3 (1.61%) iPhone
7 3 (1.61%) Clustering
7 3 (1.61%) Blog
7 3 (1.61%) Statistics
8 2 (1.08%) CMDB
8 2 (1.08%) PMI
8 2 (1.08%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.54%) DataPower
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 71 (38.17%) Windows 7
2 60 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (18.82%) Linux
4 30 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 28 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.76%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.23%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.69%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.69%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.15%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.15%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.08%) Android
13 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.54%) UNIX
13 1 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.88%) ITIL
2 21 (11.29%) Migration
3 18 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 17 (9.14%) Incident Management
5 15 (8.06%) Project Management
6 10 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (5.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (5.38%) Coaching
7 9 (4.84%) Software Deployment
7 9 (4.84%) Service Management
8 7 (3.76%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.76%) Change Management
8 7 (3.76%) MVC
9 6 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.23%) Budget Control
10 4 (2.15%) Workflow
10 4 (2.15%) ITSM
10 4 (2.15%) Information Security
10 4 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.15%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.29%) SQL
2 8 (4.30%) C#
3 5 (2.69%) C
3 5 (2.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.08%) VB6
4 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.08%) VB
4 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (19.35%) MCSE
3 28 (15.05%) MCP
4 16 (8.60%) MCSA
4 16 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (7.53%) CCNA
6 10 (5.38%) CEH
6 10 (5.38%) CISSP
7 7 (3.76%) Degree
7 7 (3.76%) MCITP
8 5 (2.69%) CCNP
8 5 (2.69%) MCDST
8 5 (2.69%) MCTS
9 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.54%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 114 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.38%) UAG
3 9 (4.84%) vSphere
4 7 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.61%) XenApp
7 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.08%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.54%) XenServer
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 36 (19.35%) SCCM
2 10 (5.38%) Nessus
3 4 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (50.54%) Microsoft
2 43 (23.12%) VMware
3 30 (16.13%) Citrix
4 16 (8.60%) Cisco
5 12 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.38%) Qualys
6 10 (5.38%) McAfee
7 9 (4.84%) HP
8 8 (4.30%) NetApp
8 8 (4.30%) Symantec
9 7 (3.76%) Lotus
9 7 (3.76%) Apple
10 6 (3.23%) Dell
11 5 (2.69%) SAP
12 3 (1.61%) Oracle
12 3 (1.61%) EMC
13 2 (1.08%) IBM
13 2 (1.08%) Avaya
13 2 (1.08%) Juniper
13 2 (1.08%) Kaseya
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