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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South East / Sussex
Rank - 7 6
Contract jobs citing Windows 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex - 4.55% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 50.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

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 Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 10.00% 9.09% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows in Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Sussex

Windows
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
1 5 (83.33%) Confluence
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related 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 5 (83.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Tester
1 5 (83.33%) QA Automation Tester
1 5 (83.33%) QA Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer in Test
2 2 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware