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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 110 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.28% 18.15% 13.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.97% 84.72% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 37 34
Average daily rate
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£340 £340 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £206 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 13
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £40.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +3.33%
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
131 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.34% 21.43% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 39 39
Average daily rate £340 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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
Worthing -1 30 £400 -
Crawley +3 22 £388 -8.82% 5
Horsham +5 8 £375 - 4
Haywards Heath +1 8 - - 5
East Grinstead +2 5 £475 - 1
Gatwick -5 4 £300 +106.89%
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - -
Steyning - - - -
Bognor Regis - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 113 (58.55%) Microsoft
2 102 (52.85%) Active Directory
3 95 (49.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (36.27%) ITIL
5 63 (32.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (32.12%) MS Exchange
7 55 (28.50%) Windows 7
8 51 (26.42%) SCCM
9 44 (22.80%) Hyper-V
10 43 (22.28%) MS Office
10 43 (22.28%) SQL Server
11 42 (21.76%) VMware
12 40 (20.73%) Clustering
13 39 (20.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 36 (18.65%) MCSE
15 35 (18.13%) SharePoint
16 33 (17.10%) SQL
16 33 (17.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 31 (16.06%) MS Excel
18 29 (15.03%) HP
18 29 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (14.51%) DNS
19 28 (14.51%) IIS
19 28 (14.51%) MCP
20 27 (13.99%) SAN
21 24 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2007
22 22 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2003
22 22 (11.40%) Security Cleared
22 22 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2010
23 21 (10.88%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 62 (32.12%) MS Exchange
2 35 (18.13%) SharePoint
3 28 (14.51%) IIS
4 24 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (9.33%) Lync
7 12 (6.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (4.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.04%) Documentum
12 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.52%) SAS
13 1 (0.52%) Site Server
Applications
1 43 (22.28%) MS Office
2 31 (16.06%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.36%) Office 365
2 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.51%) DNS
2 27 (13.99%) SAN
3 21 (10.88%) DHCP
4 13 (6.74%) Internet
4 13 (6.74%) Firewall
5 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (4.15%) Wireless
6 8 (4.15%) VPN
7 4 (2.07%) LAN
7 4 (2.07%) WAN
8 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.55%) SNMP
8 3 (1.55%) Intranet
8 3 (1.55%) VLAN
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.52%) PBX
10 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.52%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.55%) Subversion
3 3 (1.55%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.55%) Trac
4 2 (1.04%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (1.04%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.04%) Selenium
4 2 (1.04%) MSI
4 2 (1.04%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 11 (5.70%) Finance
2 5 (2.59%) Back Office
3 3 (1.55%) Online Betting
3 3 (1.55%) Marketing
4 2 (1.04%) Publishing
4 2 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (18.65%) Analyst
2 32 (16.58%) Server Engineer
3 17 (8.81%) Support Engineer
4 15 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (7.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (7.25%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.74%) Desktop Support
6 13 (6.74%) IT Support
7 11 (5.70%) Developer
7 11 (5.70%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.18%) Service Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) Rollout Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.66%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Windows Server Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.63%) Consultant
11 7 (3.63%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.25%) .NET
2 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.11%) MDX
4 5 (2.59%) HTML
4 5 (2.59%) CSS
5 4 (2.07%) WCF
5 4 (2.07%) SOAP
6 3 (1.55%) XSLT
6 3 (1.55%) Web Services
6 3 (1.55%) XML
6 3 (1.55%) jQuery
6 3 (1.55%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (1.55%) REST
7 2 (1.04%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.52%) XSL
8 1 (0.52%) J2EE
8 1 (0.52%) WS-I
8 1 (0.52%) Ajax
8 1 (0.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.73%) Clustering
2 12 (6.22%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.15%) iPad
4 7 (3.63%) NHS
4 7 (3.63%) iPhone
5 6 (3.11%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.59%) PKI
6 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.55%) Blog
8 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.04%) CMDB
9 2 (1.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 95 (49.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 63 (32.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 55 (28.50%) Windows 7
4 33 (17.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (8.81%) Windows XP
5 17 (8.81%) Linux
6 10 (5.18%) UNIX
7 9 (4.66%) HPUX
8 7 (3.63%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.11%) Android
9 6 (3.11%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.27%) ITIL
2 17 (8.81%) ITIL V3
3 11 (5.70%) Migration
4 10 (5.18%) Configuration Management
5 9 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (4.66%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.15%) Time Management
6 8 (4.15%) Software Engineering
7 7 (3.63%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.63%) Project Management
8 6 (3.11%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (3.11%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.59%) E-Commerce
9 5 (2.59%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (2.59%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.59%) Information Security
9 5 (2.59%) Change Management
9 5 (2.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (2.59%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.10%) SQL
2 18 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.74%) C#
4 11 (5.70%) VBScript
5 6 (3.11%) X++
5 6 (3.11%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.59%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.55%) Java
7 3 (1.55%) C++
7 3 (1.55%) Python
8 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (20.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (18.65%) MCSE
3 28 (14.51%) MCP
4 22 (11.40%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.70%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.66%) Degree
7 8 (4.15%) CCNA
8 6 (3.11%) MCSA
9 5 (2.59%) CISSP
9 5 (2.59%) CEH
9 5 (2.59%) MCDST
10 3 (1.55%) CCNP
10 3 (1.55%) ISEB
10 3 (1.55%) MCITP
11 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.04%) CCA
11 2 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.04%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) P3O
System Software
1 102 (52.85%) Active Directory
2 44 (22.80%) Hyper-V
3 29 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (3.63%) UAG
6 5 (2.59%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.07%) vSphere
7 4 (2.07%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.52%) VMware GSX
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.52%) XenApp
9 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (26.42%) SCCM
2 16 (8.29%) SCOM
3 9 (4.66%) WSUS
4 8 (4.15%) SCSM
5 5 (2.59%) Nessus
5 5 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (2.07%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.04%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.52%) MOM
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 113 (58.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (21.76%) VMware
3 29 (15.03%) HP
4 21 (10.88%) Citrix
5 18 (9.33%) Cisco
6 12 (6.22%) Dell
7 9 (4.66%) McAfee
8 6 (3.11%) Tableau
9 5 (2.59%) Oracle
9 5 (2.59%) IBM
9 5 (2.59%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.59%) Qualys
10 4 (2.07%) Meraki
10 4 (2.07%) Riverbed
10 4 (2.07%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.07%) Sophos
10 4 (2.07%) Apple
11 3 (1.55%) SAP
11 3 (1.55%) NetApp
11 3 (1.55%) 3PAR
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