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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 65 90 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.19% 16.79% 25.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.87% 62.50% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 48
Median daily rate £335 £303 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% +34.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.12% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £19.60 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
133 144 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.81% 26.87% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 78 58
Median daily rate £365 £335 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +48.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £428 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.21% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £50.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +3 22 £350 -1.40% 4
Worthing -1 17 £250 +78.57% 2
Gatwick -10 12 £335 +63.41% 2
Horsham +1 2 £265 -12.03%
Chichester -5 1 £233 -
Burgess Hill -7 1 £275 +34.14% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £345 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 72 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 68 (45.33%) Microsoft
3 49 (32.67%) Windows Server
4 39 (26.00%) VMware
4 39 (26.00%) Windows 7
5 36 (24.00%) ITIL
6 35 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (22.67%) MS Excel
8 33 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (21.33%) MS Office
10 31 (20.67%) Finance
11 24 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (16.00%) SCCM
12 23 (15.33%) JavaScript
12 23 (15.33%) MS Exchange
13 22 (14.67%) PowerShell
14 19 (12.67%) Office 365
14 19 (12.67%) SQL
15 18 (12.00%) XML
15 18 (12.00%) Unix
15 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (11.33%) Migration
16 17 (11.33%) Firewall
17 16 (10.67%) .NET
17 16 (10.67%) SQL Server
17 16 (10.67%) Citrix
18 15 (10.00%) C#
18 15 (10.00%) Linux
18 15 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (15.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (7.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.33%) IIS
4 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.00%) SAS
5 3 (2.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.33%) Confluence
6 2 (1.33%) Documentum
7 1 (0.67%) Apache
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 32 (21.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.67%) Office 365
2 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.33%) IaaS
5 4 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.00%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.00%) SaaS
6 3 (2.00%) Yammer
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.67%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.33%) Firewall
2 11 (7.33%) LAN
3 9 (6.00%) Internet
3 9 (6.00%) SAN
3 9 (6.00%) VPN
4 8 (5.33%) DHCP
4 8 (5.33%) DNS
5 7 (4.67%) WAN
6 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.33%) SNMP
8 4 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.00%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.00%) MPLS
9 3 (2.00%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.00%) Wireless
10 2 (1.33%) 3G
10 2 (1.33%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.33%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.33%) NAS
10 2 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.33%) MySQL
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.67%) GIS
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.67%) NUnit
2 5 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.33%) Gatling
2 5 (3.33%) Selenium
2 5 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.67%) JIRA
3 4 (2.67%) MSI
4 3 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.33%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.33%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.33%) PVCS
5 2 (1.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.67%) LSMW
6 1 (0.67%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (20.67%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (1.33%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (26.67%) Analyst
2 11 (7.33%) Developer
2 11 (7.33%) IT Support
2 11 (7.33%) Support Analyst
3 10 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 10 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (6.00%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.00%) Service Analyst
4 9 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (5.33%) Security Analyst
5 8 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (4.67%) Consultant
6 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (4.67%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.00%) XML
2 16 (10.67%) .NET
3 14 (9.33%) Web Services
4 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.00%) CSS
5 9 (6.00%) HTML
5 9 (6.00%) jQuery
6 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.33%) REST
8 2 (1.33%) SOAP
9 1 (0.67%) Ajax
9 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.67%) HTML5
9 1 (0.67%) J2EE
9 1 (0.67%) Kendo UI
9 1 (0.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.67%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.33%) PKI
6 4 (2.67%) CMDB
6 4 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.00%) BYOD
7 3 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.00%) Fintech
7 3 (2.00%) iSeries
7 3 (2.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.00%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.67%) Clustering
9 1 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.67%) Windows Server
2 39 (26.00%) Windows 7
3 35 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (12.00%) Unix
6 15 (10.00%) Linux
7 14 (9.33%) Windows 10
8 13 (8.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (7.33%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.67%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.00%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.33%) VMS
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.00%) ITIL
2 24 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.33%) Migration
4 15 (10.00%) SDLC
5 10 (6.67%) Change Management
5 10 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.67%) Service Management
5 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 9 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.00%) SOA
7 8 (5.33%) Information Security
7 8 (5.33%) ITIL V3
7 8 (5.33%) MVC
8 7 (4.67%) Application Packaging
8 7 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.67%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.67%) Regulatory Compliance
8 7 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.00%) Project Management
10 5 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.33%) JavaScript
2 22 (14.67%) PowerShell
3 19 (12.67%) SQL
4 15 (10.00%) C#
5 13 (8.67%) C++
6 12 (8.00%) Java
6 12 (8.00%) VBScript
7 9 (6.00%) C
8 6 (4.00%) Perl
9 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.67%) PHP
10 4 (2.67%) Python
10 4 (2.67%) Ruby
11 2 (1.33%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.33%) VB
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
12 1 (0.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.33%) Degree
3 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.00%) CISSP
4 9 (6.00%) MCSA
5 8 (5.33%) MCP
5 8 (5.33%) MCSE
5 8 (5.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.67%) SANS
6 4 (2.67%) SSCP
6 4 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.00%) ISEB
8 2 (1.33%) CCA
8 2 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.33%) MCDST
8 2 (1.33%) MCSD
9 1 (0.67%) CCNA
9 1 (0.67%) CCNP
9 1 (0.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) SLA
2 9 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.67%) QA
4 4 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.00%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.67%) COBIT
6 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 72 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.33%) XenApp
4 9 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.67%) BitLocker
6 5 (3.33%) vSphere
7 4 (2.67%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.00%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.00%) XenServer
9 2 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (16.00%) SCCM
2 6 (4.00%) SCOM
3 4 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.67%) WSUS
4 3 (2.00%) MOM
5 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.33%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.67%) Ansible
6 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.67%) Puppet
6 1 (0.67%) SCSM
6 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 68 (45.33%) Microsoft
2 39 (26.00%) VMware
3 16 (10.67%) Citrix
4 13 (8.67%) HP
5 11 (7.33%) Cisco
5 11 (7.33%) Oracle
6 7 (4.67%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.33%) Dell
7 5 (3.33%) F5
7 5 (3.33%) Qualys
8 4 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.67%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.67%) Splunk
9 3 (2.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.00%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.33%) Apple
10 2 (1.33%) IBM
10 2 (1.33%) Juniper
10 2 (1.33%) NetApp