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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 12.15% 51.61% 26.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.15% 100.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate
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£160 £213 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% -36.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £391 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +132.25%
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
27 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 25.23% 51.61% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 6
Average daily rate £260 £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £391 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +132.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Worthing

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Worthing region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 June 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 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Windows 7
3 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
4 16 (37.21%) Hyper-V
5 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (32.56%) VMware
5 14 (32.56%) ITIL
6 13 (30.23%) SAN
7 12 (27.91%) HP
8 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
8 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
8 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (23.26%) Clustering
9 10 (23.26%) DNS
9 10 (23.26%) MCSE
9 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (20.93%) UNIX
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.93%) MS Office
10 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
11 8 (18.60%) Cisco
12 7 (16.28%) SQL
12 7 (16.28%) DHCP
12 7 (16.28%) SCCM
13 6 (13.95%) SCOM
13 6 (13.95%) HPUX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.98%) Lync
5 2 (4.65%) Documentum
6 1 (2.33%) SAS
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) SAN
2 10 (23.26%) DNS
3 7 (16.28%) DHCP
4 5 (11.63%) Firewall
5 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.30%) Internet
6 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.65%) VPN
7 2 (4.65%) Intranet
8 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) LabVIEW
1 3 (6.98%) Toad
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
1 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.98%) Trac
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Server Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Rollout Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.65%) IT Trainer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) Trainer
5 2 (4.65%) Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Server Support
6 1 (2.33%) Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XML
1 3 (6.98%) XSLT
2 2 (4.65%) SOAP
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Private Cloud
2 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.30%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows 7
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (20.93%) UNIX
6 6 (13.95%) HPUX
7 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.65%) Android
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
2 5 (11.63%) Time Management
3 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.98%) Validation
4 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.98%) SDLC
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Workflow
6 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) MCSE
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) MCP
4 5 (11.63%) MCDST
5 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.65%) MCITP
5 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.65%) ISEB
5 2 (4.65%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (37.21%) Hyper-V
3 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) SCOM
3 5 (11.63%) SCSM
4 3 (6.98%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) HP
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco
5 5 (11.63%) McAfee
5 5 (11.63%) Sophos
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 5 (11.63%) Dell
5 5 (11.63%) Panasonic
6 3 (6.98%) webMethods
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
6 3 (6.98%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.65%) Apple
8 1 (2.33%) SAP