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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 82 101 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.60% 27.30% 19.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.54% 82.79% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 55
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £115 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.80 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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
97 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.37% 32.97% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 62
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.83 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Worthing 0 21 £375 +15.38% 3
Crawley -1 21 £388 +6.89% 6
Horsham +3 5 £138 -8.33% 2
Burgess Hill - 3 - -
Haywards Heath - 2 - - 1
East Grinstead 0 1 £475 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - -
Chichester - - - -
Gatwick - - - - 2
Hassocks - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 94 (58.02%) Active Directory
2 92 (56.79%) Microsoft
3 69 (42.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (38.27%) MS Office
5 54 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 54 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 50 (30.86%) ITIL
7 40 (24.69%) MS Excel
8 39 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (20.99%) SCCM
9 34 (20.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (20.99%) MCSE
10 28 (17.28%) MCP
11 27 (16.67%) VMware
12 24 (14.81%) Citrix
13 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
14 22 (13.58%) Windows XP
14 22 (13.58%) SQL Server
14 22 (13.58%) Clustering
15 21 (12.96%) SQL
15 21 (12.96%) Linux
16 18 (11.11%) IIS
16 18 (11.11%) SAN
16 18 (11.11%) Hyper-V
17 17 (10.49%) Blackberry
17 17 (10.49%) DNS
17 17 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2007
18 16 (9.88%) Firewall
18 16 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 54 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
3 18 (11.11%) IIS
4 17 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (9.26%) Lync
7 14 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (4.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (3.70%) IBM Notes
10 5 (3.09%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.62%) Site Server
14 1 (0.62%) CICS
14 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 62 (38.27%) MS Office
2 40 (24.69%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.62%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.26%) Office 365
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.47%) IaaS
4 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.11%) SAN
2 17 (10.49%) DNS
3 16 (9.88%) Firewall
4 14 (8.64%) DHCP
5 13 (8.02%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.17%) Internet
6 10 (6.17%) Wireless
7 9 (5.56%) LAN
8 7 (4.32%) WAN
9 6 (3.70%) VPN
10 5 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (3.09%) SNMP
11 3 (1.85%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.85%) PBX
11 3 (1.85%) MPLS
12 2 (1.23%) VoIP
12 2 (1.23%) LDAP
12 2 (1.23%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.62%) MSI
2 1 (0.62%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.62%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.62%) NUnit
2 1 (0.62%) Subversion
2 1 (0.62%) Selenium
2 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.62%) Trac
General
1 8 (4.94%) Finance
2 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.85%) Online Betting
3 3 (1.85%) Publishing
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
4 2 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (0.62%) Billing
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Law
5 1 (0.62%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (28.40%) Analyst
2 25 (15.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 24 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 23 (14.20%) Support Analyst
5 21 (12.96%) Server Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) IT Support
7 13 (8.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (6.17%) Desktop Support
10 9 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.94%) Service Analyst
11 8 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (4.94%) Windows Server Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) IT Security Analyst
12 7 (4.32%) Security Analyst
13 6 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
13 6 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) .NET
2 3 (1.85%) HTML
2 3 (1.85%) CSS
2 3 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.23%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.23%) WCF
3 2 (1.23%) jQuery
3 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.23%) REST
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.62%) Web Services
4 1 (0.62%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) DOM
4 1 (0.62%) XSLT
4 1 (0.62%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.58%) Clustering
2 17 (10.49%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.79%) iPad
4 10 (6.17%) iPhone
5 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.47%) PKI
7 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.85%) CMDB
9 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.23%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.62%) Statistics
10 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.62%) EPoS
10 1 (0.62%) NHS
10 1 (0.62%) User Experience
10 1 (0.62%) DataPower
10 1 (0.62%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 69 (42.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 54 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 39 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (20.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (13.58%) Windows XP
6 21 (12.96%) Linux
7 10 (6.17%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.09%) Android
8 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.47%) Windows Phone
9 4 (2.47%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.85%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.62%) AIX
11 1 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.86%) ITIL
2 11 (6.79%) Project Management
2 11 (6.79%) Migration
2 11 (6.79%) ITIL V3
3 8 (4.94%) Configuration Management
3 8 (4.94%) Incident Management
4 7 (4.32%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (4.32%) Information Security
4 7 (4.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (4.32%) Coaching
5 6 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 6 (3.70%) Service Management
6 5 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.47%) Email Migration
7 4 (2.47%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.47%) Change Management
8 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2
8 3 (1.85%) Workflow
8 3 (1.85%) CRM
8 3 (1.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.96%) SQL
2 5 (3.09%) C#
3 4 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.85%) C
4 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.85%) VBScript
5 1 (0.62%) Python
5 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (20.99%) MCSE
3 28 (17.28%) MCP
4 12 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.17%) CCNA
6 8 (4.94%) Degree
7 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.32%) CISSP
7 7 (4.32%) CEH
8 6 (3.70%) MCSA
9 3 (1.85%) CCNP
9 3 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.85%) MCITP
10 1 (0.62%) MCPD
10 1 (0.62%) MCDST
10 1 (0.62%) MCTS
10 1 (0.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.62%) PMP
10 1 (0.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.85%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) P3O
System Software
1 94 (58.02%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 15 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (3.70%) vSphere
6 5 (3.09%) UAG
7 4 (2.47%) XenApp
7 4 (2.47%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.47%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.85%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.62%) XenServer
10 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.62%) VMware GSX
10 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 34 (20.99%) SCCM
2 7 (4.32%) Nessus
3 5 (3.09%) SCOM
4 4 (2.47%) WSUS
4 4 (2.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.62%) MOM
7 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.62%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 92 (56.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.67%) VMware
3 24 (14.81%) Citrix
4 14 (8.64%) HP
5 10 (6.17%) Dell
6 8 (4.94%) Cisco
6 8 (4.94%) Lotus
6 8 (4.94%) McAfee
7 7 (4.32%) Qualys
8 5 (3.09%) Symantec
8 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.09%) IBM
8 5 (3.09%) SAP
9 4 (2.47%) NetApp
10 3 (1.85%) Apple
11 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.23%) Avaya
11 2 (1.23%) Juniper
11 2 (1.23%) Sophos
11 2 (1.23%) Syclo
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