Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 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 Server
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 58 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 -53
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 45 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.60% 3.40% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.15% 14.40% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 28
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £295 £242 £186
90th Percentile £425 £400 £488
South East median daily rate £360 £338 £344
% change year-on-year +6.52% -1.89% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% +28.57% -56.25%
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +23.33% -30.23% +7.50%

Windows Server 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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 318 257 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.46% 23.60% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 179 210
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £413 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +10.00%
10th Percentile £160 £262 £159
90th Percentile £540 £546 £475
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 15 22
West Sussex median hourly rate £48.50 £16.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +193.94% -42.61% +81.10%
10th Percentile £16.43 £12.25 £12.05
90th Percentile £67.25 £48.85 £49.73
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.03% -23.75% +21.21%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in West Sussex

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in West Sussex

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in West Sussex

Windows Server
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 Server in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in West Sussex

Windows Server
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 Server within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. 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 +4 32 £413 +37.50% 3
Gatwick +5 4 £494 +64.58% 1
Worthing - 2 £400 - 1
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
East Grinstead - 1 - -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) SQL
3 21 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 18 (40.00%) CRM
4 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (35.56%) Citrix
5 16 (35.56%) VMware
6 13 (28.89%) Finance
6 13 (28.89%) XenApp
7 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
9 8 (17.78%) vSphere
9 8 (17.78%) vRealize
9 8 (17.78%) ITIL
10 7 (15.56%) Migration
10 7 (15.56%) Back Office
10 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (13.33%) HP
12 5 (11.11%) IBM
12 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
13 4 (8.89%) Online Betting
13 4 (8.89%) Publishing
13 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (8.89%) VBScript
13 4 (8.89%) Cisco
13 4 (8.89%) DHCP
13 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
14 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server
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 21 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DHCP
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) VPN
2 3 (6.67%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.22%) NFC
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Back Office
3 4 (8.89%) Online Betting
3 4 (8.89%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) SharePoint Support
2 14 (31.11%) Support Specialist
3 13 (28.89%) Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) SharePoint Specialist
4 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
7 6 (13.33%) Citrix Support
7 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Citrix Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.44%) LDAP
1 2 (4.44%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (2.22%) LINQ
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) CRM
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (4.44%) Defect Management
5 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.44%) Security Hardening
5 2 (4.44%) Security Patching
5 2 (4.44%) Software Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.22%) Dynamic Code Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Fuzz Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Line Management
6 1 (2.22%) Prototyping
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.89%) VBScript
4 2 (4.44%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) MCSA
1 3 (6.67%) MCSE
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCSP
3 1 (2.22%) CISA
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) CLAS
3 1 (2.22%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.22%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) GDPR
2 1 (2.22%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 31000
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) XenApp
3 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
4 8 (17.78%) vSphere
5 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) vRealize
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) Nessus
3 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.22%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Citrix
1 16 (35.56%) VMware
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) HP
4 5 (11.11%) IBM
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Avaya
6 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.22%) EMC
6 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) Imperva
6 1 (2.22%) McAfee
6 1 (2.22%) Mitel
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Qualys
6 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec
6 1 (2.22%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.22%) Veeam