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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 101 81 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.07% 26.21% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.80% 76.42% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 33
Average daily rate
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£305 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £123 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £410 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 15
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £12.80 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.41 £33.29 £38.60
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
181 106 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.38% 34.30% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 67 44
Average daily rate £325 £238 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -44.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £140 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £13.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.88 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Crawley -2 26 £411 +82.77% 10
Gatwick -4 15 £325 +11.58% 3
Worthing -9 13 £160 -24.70% 1
Littlehampton +3 5 £263 -
Horsham +3 3 £225 - 3
Haywards Heath - 3 £350 - 4
Chichester +2 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £265 - 4
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (49.27%) Active Directory
2 100 (48.78%) Microsoft
3 95 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (30.73%) ITIL
5 62 (30.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (28.78%) VMware
7 51 (24.88%) Windows 7
8 49 (23.90%) SCCM
9 46 (22.44%) SQL
10 45 (21.95%) Hyper-V
11 43 (20.98%) MS Exchange
12 42 (20.49%) SQL Server
13 41 (20.00%) IIS
14 40 (19.51%) MS Excel
14 40 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (17.56%) DNS
16 35 (17.07%) MS Office
16 35 (17.07%) SAN
17 34 (16.59%) HP
18 29 (14.15%) PowerShell
19 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
19 28 (13.66%) SharePoint
20 27 (13.17%) Clustering
21 26 (12.68%) DHCP
22 25 (12.20%) Security Cleared
23 24 (11.71%) MCSE
24 23 (11.22%) Cisco
25 22 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
25 22 (10.73%) Migration
25 22 (10.73%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 43 (20.98%) MS Exchange
2 41 (20.00%) IIS
3 28 (13.66%) SharePoint
4 21 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.37%) Lync
5 11 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (4.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.98%) Documentum
10 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.98%) Apache
11 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.49%) Site Server
Applications
1 40 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.07%) MS Office
3 6 (2.93%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.93%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.73%) Office 365
2 5 (2.44%) IaaS
2 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.56%) DNS
2 35 (17.07%) SAN
3 26 (12.68%) DHCP
4 15 (7.32%) Firewall
5 12 (5.85%) Internet
6 11 (5.37%) VPN
7 9 (4.39%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (4.39%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.90%) VLAN
9 7 (3.41%) Wireless
9 7 (3.41%) WAN
10 5 (2.44%) LAN
11 3 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.46%) Intranet
11 3 (1.46%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.49%) NAS
12 1 (0.49%) BT 21CN
12 1 (0.49%) DMZ
12 1 (0.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (6.34%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.46%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.46%) Trac
3 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.46%) Subversion
3 3 (1.46%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.46%) Toad
4 2 (0.98%) MSI
4 2 (0.98%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (0.98%) Selenium
4 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.49%) AdminStudio
General
1 17 (8.29%) Finance
2 6 (2.93%) Back Office
3 3 (1.46%) Online Betting
3 3 (1.46%) Marketing
4 1 (0.49%) Local Government
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Law
4 1 (0.49%) Legal
4 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (22.44%) Analyst
2 22 (10.73%) Server Engineer
3 21 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (10.24%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (10.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 20 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 16 (7.80%) Support Engineer
5 16 (7.80%) Developer
6 12 (5.85%) IT Support
7 11 (5.37%) Desktop Support
8 10 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.88%) Rollout Engineer
9 9 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (4.39%) Administrator
10 8 (3.90%) Service Analyst
10 8 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.76%) .NET
2 16 (7.80%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.39%) MDX
4 7 (3.41%) WCF
5 6 (2.93%) CSS
5 6 (2.93%) HTML
5 6 (2.93%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.93%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.95%) SOAP
6 4 (1.95%) Web Services
6 4 (1.95%) XML
7 3 (1.46%) REST
7 3 (1.46%) jQuery
7 3 (1.46%) XSLT
8 1 (0.49%) HTML5
8 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.49%) Velocity
8 1 (0.49%) Ajax
8 1 (0.49%) WS-I
8 1 (0.49%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.17%) Clustering
2 14 (6.83%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.39%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.41%) Private Cloud
4 7 (3.41%) NHS
5 6 (2.93%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.44%) PKI
7 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.46%) Blog
8 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.98%) EPoS
10 1 (0.49%) iPad
10 1 (0.49%) iSeries
10 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.49%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 95 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 62 (30.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (24.88%) Windows 7
4 22 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (9.27%) UNIX
5 19 (9.27%) Linux
6 17 (8.29%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.90%) HPUX
8 7 (3.41%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.46%) Android
10 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000
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 63 (30.73%) ITIL
2 22 (10.73%) Migration
3 14 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (5.37%) Configuration Management
5 10 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (4.88%) Time Management
5 10 (4.88%) ITIL V3
6 9 (4.39%) Software Engineering
7 8 (3.90%) Project Management
8 7 (3.41%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.41%) Change Management
8 7 (3.41%) E-Commerce
9 6 (2.93%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.93%) Automated Testing
9 6 (2.93%) Asset Management
9 6 (2.93%) Server Building
9 6 (2.93%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.93%) Unit Testing
9 6 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.44%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.44%) SQL
2 29 (14.15%) PowerShell
3 19 (9.27%) C#
4 10 (4.88%) VBScript
5 9 (4.39%) X++
5 9 (4.39%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.44%) Java
6 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.95%) C++
8 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.46%) VB
8 3 (1.46%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 24 (11.71%) MCSE
4 19 (9.27%) MCP
5 14 (6.83%) SC Cleared
6 11 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.90%) Degree
8 7 (3.41%) MCDST
8 7 (3.41%) CCNA
9 5 (2.44%) MCSA
10 4 (1.95%) CISSP
10 4 (1.95%) CEH
11 3 (1.46%) ISEB
11 3 (1.46%) CCNP
12 2 (0.98%) PMP
12 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.98%) CCA
12 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.49%) P3O
System Software
1 101 (49.27%) Active Directory
2 45 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 40 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.39%) vSphere
5 7 (3.41%) UAG
5 7 (3.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.98%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.98%) XenApp
6 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.49%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.49%) VMware GSX
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 49 (23.90%) SCCM
2 15 (7.32%) WSUS
3 12 (5.85%) SCOM
4 8 (3.90%) SCSM
5 6 (2.93%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.95%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.95%) Nessus
6 4 (1.95%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.49%) MOM
7 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 100 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 59 (28.78%) VMware
3 34 (16.59%) HP
4 23 (11.22%) Cisco
5 19 (9.27%) Citrix
6 18 (8.78%) Dell
7 12 (5.85%) Oracle
8 10 (4.88%) McAfee
9 9 (4.39%) Tableau
10 6 (2.93%) Sophos
11 5 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.44%) Panasonic
11 5 (2.44%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.44%) SAP
12 4 (1.95%) Apple
12 4 (1.95%) IBM
12 4 (1.95%) Meraki
12 4 (1.95%) Qualys
12 4 (1.95%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.46%) 3PAR