Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 November 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 > Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 3.77% 19.51% 14.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 61.54% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 6
Sussex median daily rate £115 £178 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.44% -55.47% +8.11%
10th Percentile £108 £174 £306
90th Percentile £123 £363 £500
South East median daily rate £360 £350 £346
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.09% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +16.67%

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 Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 18.87% 31.71% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 10
Sussex median daily rate £463 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -9.68% +4.73%
10th Percentile £276 £179 £295
90th Percentile £516 £438 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.16% -9.01% +20.10%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Sussex

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Sussex

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Floorwalker
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft