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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 82 92 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.80% 16.49% 25.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.41% 55.76% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 59
Median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £213 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 16
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £9.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £40.00 £31.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
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
198 165 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.09% 29.57% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 104 69
Median daily rate £371 £325 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% +14.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.87 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.90 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +2 41 £350 -13.58% 7
Worthing -38 18 £135 -48.07% 3
Horsham -3 7 £130 -48.00% 1
Gatwick -5 4 £270 -16.92% 1
East Grinstead - 4 £338 -
Chichester +1 1 £300 - 2
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 61 (44.20%) Active Directory
2 52 (37.68%) Microsoft
3 46 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 43 (31.16%) Windows 7
5 39 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (23.19%) VMware
8 31 (22.46%) MS Excel
9 29 (21.01%) MS Office
10 25 (18.12%) SCCM
11 23 (16.67%) ITIL
11 23 (16.67%) Linux
12 22 (15.94%) SQL
13 20 (14.49%) Data Centre
14 18 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (12.32%) Oracle
15 17 (12.32%) Windows XP
15 17 (12.32%) MS Exchange
15 17 (12.32%) Firewall
16 16 (11.59%) Finance
16 16 (11.59%) Migration
17 15 (10.87%) VPN
17 15 (10.87%) Citrix
18 14 (10.14%) JavaScript
18 14 (10.14%) XML
18 14 (10.14%) Unix
18 14 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (10.14%) Security Cleared
19 13 (9.42%) HP
20 12 (8.70%) SC Cleared

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (12.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.80%) IIS
5 7 (5.07%) Confluence
6 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.17%) SAS
7 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.72%) Apache
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (22.46%) MS Excel
2 29 (21.01%) MS Office
3 4 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) Office 365
2 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.07%) IaaS
4 6 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.17%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.45%) PaaS
6 2 (1.45%) SaaS
6 2 (1.45%) Yammer
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.32%) Firewall
2 15 (10.87%) VPN
3 11 (7.97%) LAN
3 11 (7.97%) WAN
4 9 (6.52%) DNS
4 9 (6.52%) Internet
4 9 (6.52%) SAN
5 8 (5.80%) DHCP
6 6 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.90%) Extranet
7 4 (2.90%) MPLS
8 3 (2.17%) ADSL
8 3 (2.17%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.17%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.45%) 3G
9 2 (1.45%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.45%) Broadband
9 2 (1.45%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.72%) GIS
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.52%) JIRA
2 7 (5.07%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.07%) Gatling
2 7 (5.07%) Selenium
3 3 (2.17%) MSI
4 2 (1.45%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.45%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.45%) NUnit
5 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.35%) Back Office
4 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.45%) Billing
4 2 (1.45%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Avionics
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (33.33%) Analyst
2 22 (15.94%) Support Analyst
3 15 (10.87%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.14%) IT Analyst
4 14 (10.14%) IT Support
5 13 (9.42%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Service Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.25%) Applications Support
8 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 10 (7.25%) IT Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Desktop Support
9 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Technical Support
11 7 (5.07%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.14%) XML
2 4 (2.90%) .NET
2 4 (2.90%) HTML
3 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.17%) CSS
3 3 (2.17%) jQuery
3 3 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.45%) Web Services
5 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.72%) Ajax
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.72%) EDI
5 1 (0.72%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.72%) HTML5
5 1 (0.72%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.72%) WinForms
5 1 (0.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.07%) PKI
3 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.35%) iSeries
4 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.90%) BYOD
5 4 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.90%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (2.90%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.45%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.72%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 43 (31.16%) Windows 7
3 39 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (16.67%) Linux
6 17 (12.32%) Windows XP
7 14 (10.14%) Unix
8 11 (7.97%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.07%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.17%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.67%) ITIL
2 16 (11.59%) Migration
3 14 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.97%) Project Management
5 10 (7.25%) Change Management
5 10 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (7.25%) Test Scripting
6 9 (6.52%) Business Analysis
7 8 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.80%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.80%) Service Management
8 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.07%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.35%) Coaching
9 6 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.35%) Open Source
9 6 (4.35%) SDLC
9 6 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.62%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.94%) SQL
2 14 (10.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 11 (7.97%) VBScript
5 10 (7.25%) C
6 7 (5.07%) C#
7 5 (3.62%) C++
7 5 (3.62%) Scala
8 4 (2.90%) Java
8 4 (2.90%) VB
9 3 (2.17%) Python
9 3 (2.17%) Ruby
10 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) MCSE
3 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.25%) ISEB
4 10 (7.25%) MCSA
5 8 (5.80%) MCP
6 7 (5.07%) CISSP
6 7 (5.07%) ISTQB
7 6 (4.35%) Degree
7 6 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.90%) SANS
8 4 (2.90%) SSCP
9 3 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.45%) CISM
10 2 (1.45%) MCDST
10 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) SLA
2 6 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.90%) PMBOK
3 4 (2.90%) QA
4 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.72%) COBIT
5 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.72%) RMADS
System Software
1 61 (44.20%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.07%) XenApp
4 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.62%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.90%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.17%) vSphere
6 3 (2.17%) XenServer
7 2 (1.45%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.45%) UAG
8 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.72%) vCloud
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (18.12%) SCCM
2 5 (3.62%) WSUS
3 2 (1.45%) MOM
4 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.72%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 52 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.19%) VMware
3 17 (12.32%) Oracle
4 15 (10.87%) Citrix
5 13 (9.42%) HP
6 11 (7.97%) Cisco
7 6 (4.35%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.62%) F5
8 5 (3.62%) Qualys
8 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.90%) EMC
9 4 (2.90%) NetApp
9 4 (2.90%) Splunk
10 3 (2.17%) CommVault
10 3 (2.17%) IBM
11 2 (1.45%) Dell
11 2 (1.45%) Juniper
11 2 (1.45%) Veeam
11 2 (1.45%) webMethods
West Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £160 - £215 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 7 days ago
Crawley
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 7 days ago