The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worthing region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 20.37% 45.00% 7.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.11% 75.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£163 £301 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.89% +20.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Worthing region.

Operating Systems Category
Worthing
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 33.33% 60.00% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate £163 £338 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.70% -1.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.63 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Worthing region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Worthing region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Worthing region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 16 (53.33%) MS Office
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (13.33%) MCSE
7 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (13.33%) Clustering
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (10.00%) MCPD
8 3 (10.00%) SCCM
8 3 (10.00%) VMware
8 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) LAN
8 3 (10.00%) WAN
8 3 (10.00%) MCDBA
8 3 (10.00%) MCP
8 3 (10.00%) MCSD
8 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.67%) DNS
9 2 (6.67%) PVCS
9 2 (6.67%) SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Office
2 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) PVCS
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Trac
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Support Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) IT Support
4 5 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
5 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (10.00%) Designer
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) SCCM Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (3.33%) Project Management
2 1 (3.33%) Change Management
2 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (3.33%) Validation
2 1 (3.33%) Data Management
2 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) MCDBA
3 3 (10.00%) MCP
3 3 (10.00%) MCSD
3 3 (10.00%) MCPD
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) NetApp
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint