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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 80 109 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.59% 31.59% 22.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 81.34% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 37
Average daily rate
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£338 £220 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.40% -44.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £122 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £12.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £26.98 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
170 134 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.14% 38.84% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 80 45
Average daily rate £341 £220 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.11% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £13.45 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £29.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 25 £413 +83.33% 7
Gatwick -3 16 £334 -4.64% 2
Worthing -14 10 £120 -42.85% 1
Littlehampton +1 3 £275 - 1
Horsham -2 2 £301 +48.76% 3
Haywards Heath - 2 £350 - 2
Chichester +2 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £205 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 99 (48.53%) Active Directory
2 98 (48.04%) Microsoft
2 98 (48.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (30.88%) VMware
5 61 (29.90%) ITIL
6 55 (26.96%) Windows 7
7 48 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 47 (23.04%) SQL
9 46 (22.55%) Hyper-V
10 42 (20.59%) SCCM
11 40 (19.61%) HP
12 39 (19.12%) SQL Server
13 38 (18.63%) MS Excel
14 37 (18.14%) DNS
15 36 (17.65%) MS Exchange
15 36 (17.65%) IIS
16 34 (16.67%) MS Office
17 32 (15.69%) SAN
17 32 (15.69%) PowerShell
18 28 (13.73%) DHCP
19 27 (13.24%) SharePoint
19 27 (13.24%) Clustering
20 26 (12.75%) Security Cleared
21 25 (12.25%) UNIX
21 25 (12.25%) Windows Server 2003
22 24 (11.76%) Migration
23 23 (11.27%) Finance
23 23 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
24 22 (10.78%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 36 (17.65%) IIS
1 36 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 27 (13.24%) SharePoint
3 19 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.39%) Lync
6 9 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.96%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.98%) Apache
10 2 (0.98%) Documentum
10 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.49%) Confluence
11 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (18.63%) MS Excel
2 34 (16.67%) MS Office
3 7 (3.43%) MS Project
4 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.78%) Office 365
2 5 (2.45%) IaaS
2 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.14%) DNS
2 32 (15.69%) SAN
3 28 (13.73%) DHCP
4 13 (6.37%) Internet
5 9 (4.41%) VPN
6 8 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (3.92%) WAN
7 7 (3.43%) LAN
7 7 (3.43%) VLAN
8 6 (2.94%) Firewall
9 5 (2.45%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.47%) Wireless
10 3 (1.47%) Intranet
11 2 (0.98%) MPLS
11 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.49%) WLAN
12 1 (0.49%) DMZ
12 1 (0.49%) BT 21CN
12 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.49%) MS Access
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.37%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.96%) Toad
3 4 (1.96%) MSBuild
4 3 (1.47%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.47%) Selenium
4 3 (1.47%) Subversion
5 2 (0.98%) MSI
5 2 (0.98%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.98%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.98%) Trac
5 2 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.49%) JUnit
6 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.49%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.49%) Maven
6 1 (0.49%) StarTeam
General
1 23 (11.27%) Finance
2 9 (4.41%) Back Office
3 5 (2.45%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Billing
5 1 (0.49%) Local Government
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (22.06%) Analyst
2 24 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 23 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (10.29%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.29%) Server Engineer
5 20 (9.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 18 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.84%) Desktop Support
7 16 (7.84%) Developer
8 12 (5.88%) IT Support
9 10 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (4.90%) Rollout Engineer
10 9 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.41%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.41%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.41%) Administrator
11 8 (3.92%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.82%) .NET
2 15 (7.35%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.41%) MDX
4 7 (3.43%) SOAP
5 6 (2.94%) XML
5 6 (2.94%) WCF
6 5 (2.45%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.45%) Entity Framework
6 5 (2.45%) HTML
6 5 (2.45%) Web Services
6 5 (2.45%) CSS
7 2 (0.98%) J2EE
7 2 (0.98%) Ajax
7 2 (0.98%) XSLT
7 2 (0.98%) REST
8 1 (0.49%) JSON
8 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.49%) Velocity
8 1 (0.49%) jQuery
8 1 (0.49%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.24%) Clustering
2 16 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.41%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.43%) NHS
5 6 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.96%) PKI
6 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.96%) iSeries
6 4 (1.96%) iPad
7 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.47%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.98%) BYOD
8 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.49%) EPoS
9 1 (0.49%) AS400
9 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 98 (48.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 64 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 55 (26.96%) Windows 7
4 25 (12.25%) UNIX
4 25 (12.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (7.84%) Windows XP
6 15 (7.35%) Linux
7 8 (3.92%) HPUX
8 7 (3.43%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.47%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.47%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.47%) Android
11 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.90%) ITIL
2 24 (11.76%) Migration
3 15 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (5.39%) Configuration Management
4 11 (5.39%) ITIL V3
5 10 (4.90%) Time Management
5 10 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (4.41%) Project Management
6 9 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (3.92%) Server Building
7 8 (3.92%) Change Management
7 8 (3.92%) UML
7 8 (3.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (3.43%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.43%) E-Commerce
9 6 (2.94%) Automated Testing
9 6 (2.94%) Asset Management
9 6 (2.94%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.45%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.04%) SQL
2 32 (15.69%) PowerShell
3 16 (7.84%) C#
4 10 (4.90%) VBScript
5 9 (4.41%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.41%) X++
6 8 (3.92%) Java
7 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.45%) C++
8 4 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.47%) VB
10 2 (0.98%) Python
10 2 (0.98%) C
11 1 (0.49%) Perl
11 1 (0.49%) PHP
11 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.82%) MCSE
4 14 (6.86%) MCP
4 14 (6.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.43%) MCDST
6 5 (2.45%) Degree
7 4 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.96%) MCSA
8 3 (1.47%) ISEB
8 3 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.98%) MCITP
9 2 (0.98%) CCA
9 2 (0.98%) PMP
9 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.49%) P3O
System Software
1 99 (48.53%) Active Directory
2 48 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (22.55%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.39%) vSphere
5 6 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.47%) UAG
7 3 (1.47%) XenApp
7 3 (1.47%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.98%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.49%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (20.59%) SCCM
2 15 (7.35%) WSUS
3 11 (5.39%) SCOM
4 8 (3.92%) SCSM
5 7 (3.43%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.49%) vMotion
7 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 98 (48.04%) Microsoft
2 63 (30.88%) VMware
3 40 (19.61%) HP
4 19 (9.31%) Cisco
5 18 (8.82%) Dell
6 16 (7.84%) Oracle
6 16 (7.84%) Citrix
7 9 (4.41%) Tableau
8 8 (3.92%) Sophos
9 6 (2.94%) McAfee
10 5 (2.45%) Panasonic
10 5 (2.45%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.45%) SAP
10 5 (2.45%) IBM
11 4 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.96%) Apple
11 4 (1.96%) Google
11 4 (1.96%) webMethods
12 3 (1.47%) Toshiba
12 3 (1.47%) LANDesk
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