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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 84 117 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.21% 19.76% 22.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.19% 67.24% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 76 55
Average daily rate £303 £333 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.02% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% +5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £40.49 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -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
209 174 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.90% 29.39% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 117 65
Average daily rate £375 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £44.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 May 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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 41 £340 -12.25% 8
Worthing -41 15 £135 -66.25% 2
Horsham -1 11 £140 -62.66% 3
Gatwick 0 5 £350 +7.69% 2
East Grinstead +2 3 £325 -31.57% 1
Burgess Hill 0 1 - -
Chichester - 1 £300 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 55 (40.15%) Active Directory
2 49 (35.77%) Microsoft
3 47 (34.31%) Windows Server
4 40 (29.20%) Windows 7
5 35 (25.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (24.09%) Linux
7 32 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (22.63%) SQL
9 30 (21.90%) MS Excel
10 26 (18.98%) MS Office
10 26 (18.98%) VMware
10 26 (18.98%) SCCM
11 25 (18.25%) Oracle
12 21 (15.33%) ITIL
13 19 (13.87%) Data Centre
14 18 (13.14%) Migration
15 17 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (11.68%) Citrix
16 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
17 15 (10.95%) MS Exchange
17 15 (10.95%) Unix
17 15 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (10.22%) Finance
18 14 (10.22%) XML
18 14 (10.22%) JavaScript
18 14 (10.22%) Office 365
19 13 (9.49%) SharePoint
20 12 (8.76%) HP
20 12 (8.76%) VPN
20 12 (8.76%) MCSE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (10.95%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.49%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.57%) IIS
5 7 (5.11%) Confluence
5 7 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.46%) SAS
7 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.73%) Apache
8 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.73%) Documentum
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.73%) FileNet
8 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 26 (18.98%) MS Office
3 5 (3.65%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (2.92%) MS Project
5 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.73%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) Office 365
2 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (5.11%) IaaS
4 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.46%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.46%) PaaS
5 2 (1.46%) SaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.73%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) VPN
2 11 (8.03%) Firewall
3 9 (6.57%) DNS
3 9 (6.57%) Internet
3 9 (6.57%) LAN
3 9 (6.57%) SAN
3 9 (6.57%) WAN
4 8 (5.84%) DHCP
5 7 (5.11%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.19%) Extranet
7 3 (2.19%) MPLS
7 3 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.46%) ADSL
8 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.46%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.46%) IPsec
8 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.73%) Broadband
9 1 (0.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.38%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.73%) GIS
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) JIRA
2 7 (5.11%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.11%) Gatling
2 7 (5.11%) Selenium
3 3 (2.19%) MSI
4 2 (1.46%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.46%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.46%) NUnit
5 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.73%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.73%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.73%) Toad
General
1 14 (10.22%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.65%) Back Office
4 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.46%) Billing
4 2 (1.46%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.73%) Advertising
5 1 (0.73%) Avionics
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Analyst
2 22 (16.06%) Support Analyst
3 18 (13.14%) Applications Support
4 14 (10.22%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) IT Analyst
5 13 (9.49%) Technical Support
6 12 (8.76%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (7.30%) IT Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) IT Support
7 10 (7.30%) Service Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Desktop Support
9 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (5.11%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.22%) XML
2 5 (3.65%) .NET
2 5 (3.65%) EDI
3 4 (2.92%) HTML
4 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.19%) CSS
4 3 (2.19%) jQuery
4 3 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.46%) Web Services
6 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.73%) Ajax
6 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (0.73%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.73%) HTML5
6 1 (0.73%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.73%) WinForms
6 1 (0.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.84%) PKI
3 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.65%) iSeries
4 4 (2.92%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.92%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.19%) BYOD
5 3 (2.19%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.46%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.73%) AS400
7 1 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.31%) Windows Server
2 40 (29.20%) Windows 7
3 35 (25.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (24.09%) Linux
5 32 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
7 15 (10.95%) Unix
8 8 (5.84%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.11%) Windows 10
10 6 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.65%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) ITIL
2 18 (13.14%) Migration
3 15 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.30%) Business Analysis
4 10 (7.30%) Test Scripting
5 9 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (6.57%) Project Management
6 8 (5.84%) Change Management
6 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.84%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.11%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.38%) Open Source
8 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.38%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.38%) SDLC
8 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.38%) Service Management
9 5 (3.65%) ERP
9 5 (3.65%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.63%) SQL
2 14 (10.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.57%) C
4 9 (6.57%) VBScript
5 7 (5.11%) C#
6 6 (4.38%) C++
6 6 (4.38%) Java
7 5 (3.65%) Scala
8 4 (2.92%) VB
9 3 (2.19%) Python
9 3 (2.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.73%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.73%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.73%) Perl
10 1 (0.73%) Tcl
10 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) MCSE
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.03%) MCSA
2 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.30%) ISEB
4 9 (6.57%) MCP
5 7 (5.11%) ISTQB
6 6 (4.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.92%) CISSP
8 3 (2.19%) Degree
8 3 (2.19%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.19%) SANS
8 3 (2.19%) SSCP
9 2 (1.46%) MCDST
9 2 (1.46%) MCSD
9 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.73%) PMP
10 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) SLA
2 4 (2.92%) QA
3 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.19%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.73%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.73%) RMADS
System Software
1 55 (40.15%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.65%) XenApp
4 4 (2.92%) vSphere
4 4 (2.92%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.19%) BitLocker
5 3 (2.19%) UAG
5 3 (2.19%) XenServer
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.73%) vCloud
7 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (18.98%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) WSUS
3 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.73%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.73%) MOM
3 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.73%) SCSM
3 1 (0.73%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 49 (35.77%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.98%) VMware
3 25 (18.25%) Oracle
4 16 (11.68%) Citrix
5 12 (8.76%) HP
6 8 (5.84%) Cisco
7 6 (4.38%) 3PAR
7 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.65%) Baan
8 5 (3.65%) Concur
8 5 (3.65%) Hyperion
8 5 (3.65%) Tripwire
9 4 (2.92%) EMC
9 4 (2.92%) IBM
10 3 (2.19%) F5
10 3 (2.19%) Qualys
10 3 (2.19%) Remedy
10 3 (2.19%) SAP
10 3 (2.19%) Splunk
10 3 (2.19%) webMethods
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