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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 13 6
Rank change year-on-year -20 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.55% 10.21% 17.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.00% 56.86% 83.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 40
Median daily rate £244 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.34% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £148 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.39% +5.64%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 51 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 9.09% 17.96% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 46
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -1 4 £130 -74.00% 3
Hastings - 3 £338 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 7 (35.00%) SQL
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) SCCM
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Clustering
5 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 3 (15.00%) CentOS
5 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (15.00%) WSUS
5 3 (15.00%) vSphere
5 3 (15.00%) vCloud
5 3 (15.00%) Office 365
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) AngularJS

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 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (10.00%) StreamWeaver
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (10.00%) LINQ
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) MVVM
2 2 (10.00%) OWASP
2 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) System Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (10.00%) TDD
2 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) BDD
3 1 (5.00%) Component Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) vCloud
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Perforce
5 1 (5.00%) Wyse