Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 19 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 81 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 13.06% 8.53% 8.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.36% 55.70% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 17
East Sussex median daily rate £318 £268 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.69% -13.43% +3.00%
10th Percentile £120 £112 £156
90th Percentile £538 £403 £415
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
East Sussex median hourly rate £12.64 £26.07 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.51% +62.91% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.88 £14.67 £13.79
90th Percentile £35.55 £39.46 £20.28
South East median hourly rate £15.19 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.94% +10.00% -14.29%

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 149 79 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 24.03% 15.31% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 53
East Sussex median daily rate £370 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £154 £122 £253
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
East Sussex median hourly rate £24.25 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.38% +150.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.96 £17.20 £14.01
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.50 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.18
% change year-on-year -2.86% +8.19% -19.13%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +5 46 £275 -21.43% 8
Hastings +11 15 £525 +275.00%
Lewes - 9 £120 - 3
Eastbourne 0 3 £355 +184.00% 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.63%) VMware
3 23 (28.40%) Citrix
3 23 (28.40%) Windows Server
4 19 (23.46%) Windows 10
4 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
5 17 (20.99%) Finance
6 16 (19.75%) SCCM
7 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (13.58%) Linux
9 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (12.35%) SQL
11 9 (11.11%) C++
11 9 (11.11%) Unix
11 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
12 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.64%) Coaching
13 7 (8.64%) Subversion
13 7 (8.64%) SolarWinds
13 7 (8.64%) Unified Communications
13 7 (8.64%) SAN
13 7 (8.64%) HP
13 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
13 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
14 6 (7.41%) Python
14 6 (7.41%) XML

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 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) Documentum
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) nginx
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.23%) InDesign
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) SAN
1 7 (8.64%) Unified Communications
2 4 (4.94%) Extranet
2 4 (4.94%) VoIP
2 4 (4.94%) VPN
3 3 (3.70%) DHCP
3 3 (3.70%) DNS
3 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.23%) HTTP
5 1 (1.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) WAN
5 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.47%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Subversion
2 6 (7.41%) JIRA
3 4 (4.94%) C++Builder
3 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.94%) Selenium
4 3 (3.70%) CMake
4 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.47%) Gatling
5 2 (2.47%) WiX
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.23%) Grunt
6 1 (1.23%) gulp
6 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.23%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.23%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Aerospace
2 5 (6.17%) Automotive
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Desktop Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Desktop Support
3 9 (11.11%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (8.64%) Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Build Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) IT Support
7 5 (6.17%) SCCM Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) XML
2 5 (6.17%) .NET
3 3 (3.70%) CSS
3 3 (3.70%) HTML
3 3 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (1.23%) COM
4 1 (1.23%) COM+
4 1 (1.23%) EJB
4 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.23%) HTML5
4 1 (1.23%) J2SE
4 1 (1.23%) jQuery
4 1 (1.23%) JSON
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) REST
4 1 (1.23%) Servlets
4 1 (1.23%) SOAP
4 1 (1.23%) Spring
4 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (3.70%) EMC VNX
2 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.70%) iPad
3 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.47%) iPhone
3 2 (2.47%) NHS
3 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) CMDB
4 1 (1.23%) Digital Signage
4 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.23%) Handset
4 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Windows Server
2 19 (23.46%) Windows 10
2 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
3 11 (13.58%) Linux
3 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.11%) Unix
5 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.47%) Android
9 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
3 7 (8.64%) Coaching
4 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (7.41%) ITIL
4 6 (7.41%) Time Management
5 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.94%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (4.94%) Migration
6 4 (4.94%) Software Deployment
6 4 (4.94%) Test Automation
7 3 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.70%) ITSM
7 3 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (2.47%) Application Packaging
8 2 (2.47%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.47%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) C++
3 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.41%) C#
4 6 (7.41%) Python
5 4 (4.94%) C
5 4 (4.94%) Delphi
6 3 (3.70%) Java
6 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.47%) VBScript
8 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.23%) Groovy
8 1 (1.23%) Haskell
8 1 (1.23%) Perl
8 1 (1.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) Scala
8 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) MCP
1 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) A+ Certification
2 4 (4.94%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) CCNA
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.47%) MCSA
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.47%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.17%) XenApp
3 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.23%) Docker
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.47%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.23%) Grafana
4 1 (1.23%) Kibana
4 1 (1.23%) NetCrunch
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
1 24 (29.63%) VMware
2 23 (28.40%) Citrix
3 7 (8.64%) HP
3 7 (8.64%) SolarWinds
4 5 (6.17%) Ivanti
5 4 (4.94%) Embarcadero
5 4 (4.94%) McAfee
5 4 (4.94%) Remedy
6 3 (3.70%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.70%) Dell
6 3 (3.70%) EMC
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) Veritas
7 2 (2.47%) Adobe
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco
7 2 (2.47%) SAP
7 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.47%) Zerto
8 1 (1.23%) Palo Alto