The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Horsham 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 30 March 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
West Sussex / Horsham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Horsham 13.33% 25.00% 30.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 90.91% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Median daily rate - £140 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -62.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £320
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.72% +3.56%  

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 Horsham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Horsham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3 11 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Horsham 20.00% 27.50% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Median daily rate - £140 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -55.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Horsham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Horsham 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 Horsham

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Horsham

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Horsham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Horsham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) BMC
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Telnet
6 2 (11.11%) SSH
6 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 2 (11.11%) AIX
6 2 (11.11%) Flash
6 2 (11.11%) FTP
6 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
6 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Horsham 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) SSH
2 2 (11.11%) Telnet
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Service Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Backup Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Storage and Backup Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Flash
1 2 (11.11%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (11.11%) Change Control
1 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
1 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) BMC
2 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) VMware