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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 9.71% 36.36% 36.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 94.12% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£120 £145 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -24.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Windows
West Sussex

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
26 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 25.24% 38.64% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate £280 £385 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +220.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 2015, 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 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
4 16 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 15 (41.67%) ITIL
6 14 (38.89%) VMware
6 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (36.11%) SAN
8 12 (33.33%) HP
9 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
10 10 (27.78%) UNIX
10 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (27.78%) Clustering
11 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.00%) MCSE
11 9 (25.00%) DNS
12 8 (22.22%) SQL
12 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
13 7 (19.44%) MS Office
13 7 (19.44%) DHCP
14 6 (16.67%) Cisco
14 6 (16.67%) Oracle
14 6 (16.67%) HPUX
14 6 (16.67%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 3 (8.33%) Lync
6 2 (5.56%) Documentum
7 1 (2.78%) SAS
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) SAN
2 9 (25.00%) DNS
3 7 (19.44%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) Intranet
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Toad
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Server Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Rollout Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Trainer
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support
5 2 (5.56%) IT Trainer
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
2 10 (27.78%) UNIX
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.67%) HPUX
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 4 (11.11%) Time Management
3 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) MCSE
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) MCP
4 4 (11.11%) MCDST
5 3 (8.33%) ISEB
5 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (5.56%) CCA
6 2 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
1 6 (16.67%) SCOM
2 5 (13.89%) SCSM
3 3 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Panasonic
5 4 (11.11%) webMethods
5 4 (11.11%) McAfee
5 4 (11.11%) Sophos
5 4 (11.11%) Dell
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.56%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) SAP