Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 46 39 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.95% 8.19% 13.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.79% 40.63% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 52
East Sussex median daily rate £268 £309 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.43% +1.31% +1.67%
10th Percentile £112 £156 £146
90th Percentile £406 £415 £388
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
East Sussex median hourly rate £26.07 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.91% +3.23% -18.21%
10th Percentile £14.67 £13.79 £9.90
90th Percentile £39.46 £20.28 £29.28
South East median hourly rate £16.56 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.38% -14.29% +12.90%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 81 96 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 15.76% 20.17% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 54 61
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £355 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +14.52% +3.33%
10th Percentile £122 £254 £150
90th Percentile £575 £525 £400
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 9
East Sussex median hourly rate £26.07 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.91% +3.23% -18.21%
10th Percentile £14.67 £14.01 £9.90
90th Percentile £39.46 £44.38 £29.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +25.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in East Sussex

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in East Sussex

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in East Sussex over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in East Sussex

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in East Sussex

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in East Sussex over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in East Sussex

Windows
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +6 22 £288 -11.54% 9
Hastings -10 5 £140 - 5
Hove -2 4 - - 2
Uckfield +1 2 £323 +17.27% 5
Eastbourne -2 1 £125 -16.67% 3
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 - -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
2 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
6 8 (17.39%) Office 365
6 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (17.39%) Citrix
7 7 (15.22%) ITIL
7 7 (15.22%) SQL
7 7 (15.22%) Migration
8 6 (13.04%) VMware
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
9 5 (10.87%) Workflow
10 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
10 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
10 4 (8.70%) LAN
10 4 (8.70%) WAN
10 4 (8.70%) DNS
10 4 (8.70%) Linux
10 4 (8.70%) Unix
10 4 (8.70%) C#

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) DNS
1 4 (8.70%) LAN
1 4 (8.70%) WAN
2 3 (6.52%) DHCP
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Bower
1 2 (4.35%) Grunt
1 2 (4.35%) gulp
1 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
1 2 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (4.35%) Moq
1 2 (4.35%) NUnit
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Desktop Support
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
1 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
1 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
1 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (8.70%) Entity Framework
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) Angular 2
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 2 (4.35%) OAuth
3 2 (4.35%) OpenID
3 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.35%) WCF
3 2 (4.35%) WinForms
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) XSL
4 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.70%) Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Unix
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.35%) AIX
7 2 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (2.17%) Android
8 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) ITIL
1 7 (15.22%) Migration
2 5 (10.87%) Workflow
3 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.70%) Email Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Task Automation
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.52%) MVC
4 3 (6.52%) TDD
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Data Security
5 2 (4.35%) Database Tuning
5 2 (4.35%) DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.35%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCITP
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
3 8 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.70%) vSphere
5 3 (6.52%) XenApp
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.17%) Nessus
3 1 (2.17%) OpenView
3 1 (2.17%) OVSD
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) CommVault
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (2.17%) Capita
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) F5
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) Nintex
6 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.17%) Thales