Period
to 15 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Windows Engineer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 90 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.67% 0.19% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.20% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
West Sussex median daily rate £338 £513 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.15% +113.54% +65.52%
10th Percentile £170 £494 £185
90th Percentile £489 £531 £376
South East median daily rate £315 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £31.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% -41.82% +51.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1,003 1,023 1,002
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 95.97% 96.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 602 594
West Sussex median daily rate £439 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +5.59% +7.33%
10th Percentile £211 £246 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £543
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 71 52
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £25.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +68.12% +1.80%
10th Percentile £10.75 £15.00 £10.03
90th Percentile £51.00 £62.00 £49.59
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -8.04%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in West Sussex

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Engineer in West Sussex

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Engineer in West Sussex

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Engineer in West Sussex

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Engineer in West Sussex

Windows Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 15 February 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
Crawley 0 4 £236 -53.90%
Gatwick - 3 £500 -
Windows Engineer
South East

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Apple
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) VMware