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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 66 75 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 16.02% 23.81% 19.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.74% 84.27% 89.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 51
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £115 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.02% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -19.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.23 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- -6.68%
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
86 89 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.87% 28.25% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 57
Average daily rate £311 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.46 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 0 21 £400 +1.13% 8
Worthing -5 15 £191 -38.80% 12
Horsham +4 5 £138 -8.33% 2
East Grinstead +1 4 £475 - 2
Burgess Hill - 2 - -
Haywards Heath - 2 - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - - 1
Steyning - - - - 2
Chichester - - - - 2
Gatwick - - - -
Hassocks - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 90 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 86 (55.13%) Active Directory
3 64 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (36.54%) MS Exchange
5 54 (34.62%) MS Office
5 54 (34.62%) Windows 7
6 44 (28.21%) ITIL
7 41 (26.28%) MS Excel
8 38 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (19.87%) SCCM
11 28 (17.95%) MCSE
12 26 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (16.03%) Citrix
14 24 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 23 (14.74%) SharePoint
16 22 (14.10%) MCP
17 21 (13.46%) VMware
17 21 (13.46%) Clustering
18 19 (12.18%) Windows XP
18 19 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (11.54%) Hyper-V
20 17 (10.90%) SQL
20 17 (10.90%) Lync
21 16 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
22 15 (9.62%) IIS
22 15 (9.62%) Linux
23 14 (8.97%) DNS
23 14 (8.97%) Blackberry
23 14 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 57 (36.54%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.74%) SharePoint
3 19 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (10.90%) Lync
5 16 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (9.62%) IIS
7 14 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.56%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
13 2 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.64%) Site Server
14 1 (0.64%) CICS
Applications
1 54 (34.62%) MS Office
2 41 (26.28%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) assyst
2 1 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.97%) Office 365
2 3 (1.92%) IaaS
2 3 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.97%) DNS
2 13 (8.33%) SAN
2 13 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.69%) Firewall
4 10 (6.41%) DHCP
5 8 (5.13%) Wireless
6 6 (3.85%) VPN
6 6 (3.85%) LAN
6 6 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (3.85%) Internet
7 5 (3.21%) WAN
8 3 (1.92%) VLAN
8 3 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.92%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.92%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.92%) SNMP
9 1 (0.64%) PBX
9 1 (0.64%) NAS
9 1 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.92%) LabVIEW
1 3 (1.92%) Subversion
1 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.92%) Trac
2 1 (0.64%) Selenium
2 1 (0.64%) NUnit
2 1 (0.64%) MSI
2 1 (0.64%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (4.49%) Finance
2 3 (1.92%) Publishing
2 3 (1.92%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.28%) Marketing
3 2 (1.28%) Back Office
3 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.64%) Law
4 1 (0.64%) Legal
4 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (26.28%) Analyst
2 22 (14.10%) Server Engineer
3 19 (12.18%) Support Engineer
4 18 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 18 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (6.41%) Service Analyst
7 10 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) IT Support
9 8 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Desktop Support
10 7 (4.49%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
11 6 (3.85%) Rollout Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) Designer
12 5 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.13%) .NET
2 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.56%) CSS
2 4 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.56%) HTML
3 3 (1.92%) WCF
3 3 (1.92%) jQuery
3 3 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (1.92%) REST
3 3 (1.92%) XSLT
4 2 (1.28%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.64%) LAMP
5 1 (0.64%) Web Services
5 1 (0.64%) XML
5 1 (0.64%) DOM
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Clustering
2 14 (8.97%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.69%) iPad
4 10 (6.41%) iPhone
5 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.92%) CMDB
6 3 (1.92%) PKI
6 3 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.28%) NHS
7 2 (1.28%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.28%) Blog
8 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.64%) EPoS
8 1 (0.64%) User Experience
8 1 (0.64%) DataPower
8 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 64 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 54 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 38 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (12.18%) Windows XP
6 15 (9.62%) Linux
7 7 (4.49%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.21%) Android
10 4 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.64%) VMS
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.64%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.64%) AIX
12 1 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.21%) ITIL
2 11 (7.05%) ITIL V3
3 9 (5.77%) Migration
4 8 (5.13%) Project Management
5 6 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 6 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 5 (3.21%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (3.21%) Information Security
6 5 (3.21%) Coaching
6 5 (3.21%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (3.21%) Software Deployment
7 4 (2.56%) Email Migration
7 4 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.56%) Software Engineering
7 4 (2.56%) Workflow
7 4 (2.56%) Validation
7 4 (2.56%) MVC
8 3 (1.92%) Service Management
8 3 (1.92%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.90%) SQL
2 7 (4.49%) C#
3 4 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.92%) VBScript
4 3 (1.92%) Python
4 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (17.95%) MCSE
3 22 (14.10%) MCP
4 13 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.77%) Degree
6 8 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.13%) CCNA
7 7 (4.49%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.21%) CISSP
8 5 (3.21%) CEH
9 4 (2.56%) MCSA
10 3 (1.92%) CCNP
10 3 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.92%) MCDST
10 3 (1.92%) MCITP
11 1 (0.64%) MCPD
11 1 (0.64%) MCTS
11 1 (0.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.64%) PMP
11 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) SLA
1 4 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) P3O
System Software
1 86 (55.13%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (2.56%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.56%) UAG
6 3 (1.92%) XenApp
6 3 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.64%) XenServer
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.64%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 31 (19.87%) SCCM
2 5 (3.21%) SCOM
2 5 (3.21%) Nessus
3 4 (2.56%) WSUS
3 4 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) MOM
6 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.64%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 90 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.03%) Citrix
3 21 (13.46%) VMware
4 11 (7.05%) Cisco
5 10 (6.41%) HP
6 8 (5.13%) McAfee
7 6 (3.85%) Dell
8 5 (3.21%) IBM
8 5 (3.21%) SAP
8 5 (3.21%) Lotus
8 5 (3.21%) Qualys
9 4 (2.56%) Riverbed
9 4 (2.56%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.56%) Meraki
10 3 (1.92%) Symantec
10 3 (1.92%) Sophos
10 3 (1.92%) NetApp
10 3 (1.92%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.92%) Apple
11 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
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