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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 86 95 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.81% 25.75% 19.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.87% 84.07% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 34
Average daily rate
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£298 £223 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.70% -34.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £366 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.40 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £19.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.12
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -0.76%
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
139 113 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.55% 30.62% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 45
Average daily rate £330 £220 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.99 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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 -5 23 £335 +48.88% 3
Gatwick +2 16 £205 - 1
Worthing -10 9 £140 -14.11% 2
Horsham -4 3 £301 +48.76% 2
Burgess Hill - 2 £205 - 1
Littlehampton 0 1 - -
East Grinstead -3 1 £200 -27.27%
Chichester - 1 - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 101 (55.80%) Active Directory
2 79 (43.65%) Microsoft
3 75 (41.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (34.25%) VMware
5 59 (32.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (29.83%) Windows 7
6 54 (29.83%) ITIL
7 49 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (25.41%) SQL
9 37 (20.44%) MS Excel
9 37 (20.44%) PowerShell
10 36 (19.89%) MS Office
10 36 (19.89%) DNS
11 33 (18.23%) IIS
12 32 (17.68%) SQL Server
13 27 (14.92%) MS Exchange
13 27 (14.92%) DHCP
13 27 (14.92%) Migration
14 26 (14.36%) HP
15 25 (13.81%) Finance
15 25 (13.81%) Security Cleared
16 24 (13.26%) SAN
17 22 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (12.15%) SCCM
17 22 (12.15%) Hyper-V
18 21 (11.60%) Citrix
19 20 (11.05%) Office 365
20 19 (10.50%) SharePoint
21 18 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (9.94%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (18.23%) IIS
2 27 (14.92%) MS Exchange
3 19 (10.50%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.87%) Lync
6 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.76%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.66%) Apache
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.55%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.55%) Documentum
9 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 36 (19.89%) MS Office
3 7 (3.87%) MS Project
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.05%) Office 365
2 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.21%) SaaS
3 4 (2.21%) IaaS
4 3 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.10%) PaaS
5 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.89%) DNS
2 27 (14.92%) DHCP
3 24 (13.26%) SAN
4 12 (6.63%) Firewall
5 9 (4.97%) Internet
5 9 (4.97%) VPN
6 8 (4.42%) VLAN
6 8 (4.42%) WAN
7 7 (3.87%) LAN
8 5 (2.76%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.21%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.66%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (1.66%) WLAN
11 2 (1.10%) DMZ
11 2 (1.10%) Intranet
11 2 (1.10%) MPLS
11 2 (1.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.55%) Big Data
9 1 (0.55%) MS Access
9 1 (0.55%) OLTP
9 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.08%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.21%) MSBuild
4 3 (1.66%) Toad
5 2 (1.10%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.10%) Selenium
6 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.55%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.55%) MSI
6 1 (0.55%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.55%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.55%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.55%) Subversion
6 1 (0.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.55%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.55%) JIRA
6 1 (0.55%) JUnit
General
1 25 (13.81%) Finance
2 18 (9.94%) Back Office
3 10 (5.52%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.66%) French Language
5 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Local Government
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (28.18%) Analyst
2 25 (13.81%) Support Engineer
3 22 (12.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (11.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 20 (11.05%) Support Analyst
6 19 (10.50%) Desktop Support
7 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.18%) Administrator
8 13 (7.18%) Developer
9 12 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (6.63%) Service Analyst
9 12 (6.63%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 9 (4.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (4.97%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) Server Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.29%) .NET
2 12 (6.63%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.97%) MDX
4 5 (2.76%) Web Services
5 4 (2.21%) XML
5 4 (2.21%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.21%) SOAP
5 4 (2.21%) WCF
5 4 (2.21%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.10%) HTML
6 2 (1.10%) COM+
6 2 (1.10%) CSS
7 1 (0.55%) JDBC
7 1 (0.55%) Servlets
7 1 (0.55%) J2EE
7 1 (0.55%) JSON
7 1 (0.55%) Velocity
7 1 (0.55%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.55%) J2SE
7 1 (0.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.08%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.97%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.42%) Clustering
5 4 (2.21%) iSeries
5 4 (2.21%) NHS
5 4 (2.21%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.21%) Replication
6 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.66%) iPad
7 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.10%) BYOD
7 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.10%) PKI
7 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (41.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 59 (32.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 54 (29.83%) Windows 7
4 22 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (9.39%) Windows XP
5 17 (9.39%) UNIX
5 17 (9.39%) Linux
6 12 (6.63%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.66%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.10%) Android
8 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.55%) HPUX
9 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.83%) ITIL
2 27 (14.92%) Migration
3 15 (8.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (7.18%) Project Management
5 11 (6.08%) PRINCE2
5 11 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.52%) Change Management
6 10 (5.52%) ITIL V3
7 9 (4.97%) Server Building
7 9 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.42%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.42%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.87%) UML
10 6 (3.31%) Load Balancing
11 5 (2.76%) SDLC
11 5 (2.76%) OOP
11 5 (2.76%) Scrum
11 5 (2.76%) Incident Management
12 4 (2.21%) Automated Testing
12 4 (2.21%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.41%) SQL
2 37 (20.44%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.18%) C#
4 10 (5.52%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.97%) X++
6 7 (3.87%) Java
7 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.21%) VB
8 3 (1.66%) VBScript
8 3 (1.66%) C++
9 2 (1.10%) C
9 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) PHP
10 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (13.81%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (8.29%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.97%) MCSE
5 8 (4.42%) MCP
6 6 (3.31%) Degree
7 5 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.66%) MCDST
10 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.10%) PMP
10 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.10%) MCSA
10 2 (1.10%) ISEB
11 1 (0.55%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.55%) MCTS
11 1 (0.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.55%) P3O
System Software
1 101 (55.80%) Active Directory
2 49 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.15%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.73%) vSphere
5 10 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (4.97%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.42%) XenApp
8 3 (1.66%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.10%) vCloud
9 2 (1.10%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (12.15%) SCCM
2 13 (7.18%) WSUS
3 7 (3.87%) SCVMM
4 6 (3.31%) SCOM
5 2 (1.10%) vMotion
5 2 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.55%) SCSM
6 1 (0.55%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.55%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 79 (43.65%) Microsoft
2 62 (34.25%) VMware
3 26 (14.36%) HP
4 21 (11.60%) Citrix
5 18 (9.94%) Cisco
6 14 (7.73%) Oracle
7 10 (5.52%) Dell
8 9 (4.97%) Tableau
9 6 (3.31%) Sophos
9 6 (3.31%) IBM
10 5 (2.76%) NetApp
10 5 (2.76%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.21%) Sun
11 4 (2.21%) McAfee
11 4 (2.21%) Google
11 4 (2.21%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.66%) Panasonic
12 3 (1.66%) Toshiba
12 3 (1.66%) Apple
12 3 (1.66%) webMethods