The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Sussex region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 111 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.00% 19.90% 9.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.52% 83.16% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 29 18
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -57.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £36.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £31.30 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
124 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.51% 23.93% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 25
Average daily rate £220 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £253 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -56.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Crawley +6 38 £225 -34.78% 12
Worthing 0 18 £154 -20.00% 1
Gatwick +5 17 £210 -64.10% 1
East Grinstead +1 5 £280 -20.00%
Littlehampton - 3 - -
Horsham -3 1 £203 -48.73% 3
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 2
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
Bognor Regis - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - - 2
Chichester - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 111 (56.92%) Active Directory
2 92 (47.18%) Microsoft
3 74 (37.95%) Windows 7
4 66 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (31.28%) MS Office
6 58 (29.74%) ITIL
7 51 (26.15%) VMware
8 49 (25.13%) MS Excel
9 46 (23.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (23.08%) MS Exchange
11 38 (19.49%) Linux
12 37 (18.97%) MCSE
13 36 (18.46%) SCCM
14 35 (17.95%) Windows XP
14 35 (17.95%) Citrix
15 32 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (15.90%) MCP
16 31 (15.90%) SQL
17 28 (14.36%) IIS
18 27 (13.85%) DNS
19 26 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
20 24 (12.31%) TCP/IP
20 24 (12.31%) SAN
20 24 (12.31%) Firewall
21 21 (10.77%) DHCP
22 20 (10.26%) Cisco
23 19 (9.74%) Configuration Management
23 19 (9.74%) LAN
24 18 (9.23%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 45 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 28 (14.36%) IIS
3 24 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (8.21%) SharePoint
5 15 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.05%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.05%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.05%) Lync
9 3 (1.54%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 61 (31.28%) MS Office
2 49 (25.13%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.03%) MS Project
5 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.69%) Office 365
2 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.85%) DNS
2 24 (12.31%) TCP/IP
2 24 (12.31%) SAN
2 24 (12.31%) Firewall
3 21 (10.77%) DHCP
4 19 (9.74%) LAN
5 18 (9.23%) WAN
6 16 (8.21%) Internet
7 12 (6.15%) Wireless
8 11 (5.64%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (4.10%) VLAN
10 7 (3.59%) VPN
11 6 (3.08%) MPLS
11 6 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.05%) Network Security
12 4 (2.05%) VoIP
13 3 (1.54%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.54%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (1.54%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.03%) DTS
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.51%) MySQL
5 1 (0.51%) DB2
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.03%) Subversion
2 2 (1.03%) PVCS
2 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) Trac
3 1 (0.51%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.51%) MSI
3 1 (0.51%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.51%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (8.72%) Finance
2 6 (3.08%) Marketing
2 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.05%) Military
4 2 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Billing
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (21.03%) Analyst
2 28 (14.36%) Support Engineer
3 24 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (11.79%) Support Analyst
5 20 (10.26%) Help Desk Support
6 19 (9.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (9.23%) 1st Line Support
8 17 (8.72%) Desktop Support
9 12 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (6.15%) IT Support
10 11 (5.64%) Desktop Analyst
10 11 (5.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 11 (5.64%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.64%) Consultant
11 10 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (5.13%) Security Analyst
12 9 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (4.62%) Rollout Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.13%) .NET
2 6 (3.08%) jQuery
2 6 (3.08%) HTML
3 5 (2.56%) Application Packaging
4 4 (2.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.05%) WCF
4 4 (2.05%) CSS
4 4 (2.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (2.05%) REST
5 2 (1.03%) Web Services
5 2 (1.03%) Classic ASP
5 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.51%) XML
6 1 (0.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.18%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.64%) PKI
3 9 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.10%) Clustering
4 8 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.05%) Blog
7 3 (1.54%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.54%) Statistics
8 2 (1.03%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) iPhone
9 1 (0.51%) iPad
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.95%) Windows 7
2 66 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (19.49%) Linux
4 35 (17.95%) Windows XP
5 32 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.59%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.08%) Windows 2000
9 6 (3.08%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.56%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.05%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.05%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.51%) Android
13 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.74%) ITIL
2 19 (9.74%) Configuration Management
3 18 (9.23%) Project Management
4 17 (8.72%) Migration
5 16 (8.21%) Incident Management
6 13 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 11 (5.64%) Service Management
8 10 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (5.13%) Change Management
8 10 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (4.62%) Software Deployment
10 8 (4.10%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.59%) Budget Control
12 6 (3.08%) MVC
13 5 (2.56%) ITIL V3
13 5 (2.56%) Information Security
13 5 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (2.05%) Load Balancing
14 4 (2.05%) Network Load Balancing
14 4 (2.05%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.90%) SQL
2 7 (3.59%) C#
3 6 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.56%) C
5 4 (2.05%) Java
5 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.05%) VB
6 2 (1.03%) VB6
6 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (23.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (18.97%) MCSE
3 31 (15.90%) MCP
4 17 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (8.21%) MCSA
6 15 (7.69%) CCNA
7 10 (5.13%) CISSP
7 10 (5.13%) CEH
8 9 (4.62%) MCDST
9 7 (3.59%) MCITP
10 6 (3.08%) Degree
10 6 (3.08%) CCNP
11 5 (2.56%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.56%) MCTS
12 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.54%) MCDBA
13 3 (1.54%) MCSD
13 3 (1.54%) MCPD
14 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.54%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 111 (56.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.64%) vSphere
3 10 (5.13%) UAG
4 9 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.10%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.54%) XenApp
6 3 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.03%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (18.46%) SCCM
2 10 (5.13%) Nessus
3 4 (2.05%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (47.18%) Microsoft
2 51 (26.15%) VMware
3 35 (17.95%) Citrix
4 20 (10.26%) Cisco
5 12 (6.15%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.13%) McAfee
6 10 (5.13%) Qualys
7 7 (3.59%) Symantec
7 7 (3.59%) NetApp
7 7 (3.59%) HP
7 7 (3.59%) Dell
8 6 (3.08%) Oracle
8 6 (3.08%) Lotus
9 5 (2.56%) Apple
10 3 (1.54%) EMC
11 2 (1.03%) Kaseya
12 1 (0.51%) SOTI
12 1 (0.51%) Veeam
12 1 (0.51%) Juniper
12 1 (0.51%) Sybase
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £325 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
West Sussex
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 days ago