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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 92 111 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.70% 30.00% 19.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.53% 89.52% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 61 29
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£320 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £385 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £26.98 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
152 124 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.89% 33.51% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 71 40
Average daily rate £335 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £25.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 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
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 4 August 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 4 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 -4 25 £413 +83.33% 8
Gatwick +1 20 £120 -42.85%
Worthing -11 10 £120 -22.07% 2
Littlehampton +1 3 £275 -
Horsham -4 3 £301 +48.76% 2
Burgess Hill - 2 £205 -
East Grinstead -4 1 £200 -28.57% 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £350 - 6
Chichester - 1 - - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 111 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 97 (46.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (45.41%) Microsoft
4 74 (35.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (35.27%) VMware
6 67 (32.37%) ITIL
7 60 (28.99%) Windows 7
8 58 (28.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (26.57%) SQL
10 44 (21.26%) DNS
10 44 (21.26%) Hyper-V
11 42 (20.29%) PowerShell
11 42 (20.29%) SQL Server
12 41 (19.81%) IIS
13 39 (18.84%) HP
14 37 (17.87%) SCCM
15 34 (16.43%) SAN
16 33 (15.94%) DHCP
17 32 (15.46%) MS Excel
18 31 (14.98%) MS Office
19 30 (14.49%) Security Cleared
20 29 (14.01%) MS Exchange
20 29 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
21 28 (13.53%) Finance
22 27 (13.04%) Migration
23 26 (12.56%) Clustering
23 26 (12.56%) UNIX
24 25 (12.08%) SharePoint
24 25 (12.08%) Microsoft Certification
24 25 (12.08%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 41 (19.81%) IIS
2 29 (14.01%) MS Exchange
3 25 (12.08%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (4.35%) Lync
7 8 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.42%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.93%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.45%) Apache
11 2 (0.97%) Documentum
11 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.48%) SAS
12 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.48%) JBoss
12 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 31 (14.98%) MS Office
3 7 (3.38%) MS Project
4 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.08%) Office 365
2 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.90%) IaaS
4 4 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.97%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 44 (21.26%) DNS
2 34 (16.43%) SAN
3 33 (15.94%) DHCP
4 11 (5.31%) Internet
5 10 (4.83%) VPN
6 9 (4.35%) Firewall
7 8 (3.86%) VLAN
8 6 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.90%) LAN
9 5 (2.42%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.42%) WAN
10 3 (1.45%) Intranet
10 3 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.97%) NAS
11 2 (0.97%) MPLS
11 2 (0.97%) DMZ
11 2 (0.97%) WLAN
12 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.48%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.48%) MS Access
8 1 (0.48%) OLTP
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.48%) MySQL
8 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.93%) MSBuild
3 4 (1.93%) Toad
4 3 (1.45%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.45%) Selenium
5 2 (0.97%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (0.97%) MSI
5 2 (0.97%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.48%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.48%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.48%) Maven
6 1 (0.48%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.48%) JUnit
General
1 28 (13.53%) Finance
2 17 (8.21%) Back Office
3 9 (4.35%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) French Language
5 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (25.12%) Analyst
2 25 (12.08%) Support Analyst
3 23 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (10.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 22 (10.63%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 18 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 17 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (7.25%) Developer
8 14 (6.76%) Administrator
9 12 (5.80%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) IT Support
11 9 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (4.35%) Rollout Engineer
11 9 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.35%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 8 (3.86%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.21%) .NET
2 14 (6.76%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.35%) MDX
4 7 (3.38%) SOAP
5 6 (2.90%) Web Services
5 6 (2.90%) XML
6 5 (2.42%) WCF
7 4 (1.93%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.93%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.93%) CSS
7 4 (1.93%) HTML
8 2 (0.97%) Ajax
8 2 (0.97%) COM+
8 2 (0.97%) J2EE
9 1 (0.48%) JDBC
9 1 (0.48%) Servlets
9 1 (0.48%) XSL
9 1 (0.48%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.48%) J2SE
9 1 (0.48%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.56%) Clustering
2 17 (8.21%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.31%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.90%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.90%) NHS
6 5 (2.42%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.93%) PKI
7 4 (1.93%) Replication
7 4 (1.93%) iSeries
8 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.45%) iPad
8 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.97%) BYOD
9 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 97 (46.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 74 (35.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 60 (28.99%) Windows 7
4 29 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (12.56%) UNIX
6 18 (8.70%) Linux
7 15 (7.25%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.83%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.86%) HPUX
10 4 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.45%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.45%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.97%) Android
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (32.37%) ITIL
2 27 (13.04%) Migration
3 14 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (5.31%) ITIL V3
4 11 (5.31%) Configuration Management
5 9 (4.35%) Project Management
5 9 (4.35%) Change Management
5 9 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 9 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (4.35%) Server Building
6 8 (3.86%) Time Management
6 8 (3.86%) UML
7 7 (3.38%) PRINCE2
7 7 (3.38%) Load Balancing
8 6 (2.90%) Software Engineering
8 6 (2.90%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.42%) SDLC
9 5 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (2.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.57%) SQL
2 42 (20.29%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.76%) C#
4 10 (4.83%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.35%) VBScript
5 9 (4.35%) X++
6 8 (3.86%) Java
7 5 (2.42%) C++
8 4 (1.93%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.93%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.45%) VB
10 2 (0.97%) C
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) PHP
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.21%) MCSE
5 13 (6.28%) MCP
6 6 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.90%) Degree
7 5 (2.42%) MCDST
8 4 (1.93%) MCSA
9 3 (1.45%) ISEB
9 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.97%) MCITP
10 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.97%) CCA
10 2 (0.97%) PMP
10 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.48%) P3O
System Software
1 111 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 58 (28.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (21.26%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.28%) vSphere
5 8 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.90%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.45%) XenApp
7 3 (1.45%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.97%) vCloud
8 2 (0.97%) UAG
8 2 (0.97%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (17.87%) SCCM
2 17 (8.21%) WSUS
3 12 (5.80%) SCOM
4 8 (3.86%) SCSM
5 7 (3.38%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.97%) vMotion
7 2 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 94 (45.41%) Microsoft
2 73 (35.27%) VMware
3 39 (18.84%) HP
4 17 (8.21%) Oracle
5 16 (7.73%) Dell
6 15 (7.25%) Cisco
6 15 (7.25%) Citrix
7 9 (4.35%) Tableau
8 7 (3.38%) Sophos
9 6 (2.90%) IBM
10 5 (2.42%) McAfee
10 5 (2.42%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.93%) Panasonic
11 4 (1.93%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.93%) webMethods
11 4 (1.93%) Google
11 4 (1.93%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.45%) NetApp
12 3 (1.45%) Adobe
12 3 (1.45%) Sun
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