Period
to 15 December 2017

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 December 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 Server
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 51 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 35 39 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.35% 3.26% 5.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.22% 17.41% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 48
West Sussex median daily rate £173 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.92% +2.36% -7.97%
10th Percentile £105 £223 £197
90th Percentile £388 £394 £425
South East median daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 15
West Sussex median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.82% -2.86% +105.88%
10th Percentile £15.80 £34.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £26.13 £34.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -45.45% +44.74% +11.76%

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 230 224 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.99% 18.73% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 125 237
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £110 £225 £167
90th Percentile £556 £531 £545
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 21 34
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -13.43% +6.35%
10th Percentile £13.55 £10.29 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.25 £44.50 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -10.81% +16.54%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 -6 24 £145 -46.79% 2
Worthing +4 4 - - 4
Horsham -6 3 £275 -15.38%
Burgess Hill - 2 £235 - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £78 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (88.57%) Active Directory
3 21 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 21 (60.00%) Office 365
4 20 (57.14%) Citrix
4 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
6 16 (45.71%) ITIL
7 14 (40.00%) VMware
8 13 (37.14%) HP
9 11 (31.43%) DHCP
9 11 (31.43%) DNS
9 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
11 9 (25.71%) IP Telephony
11 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (25.71%) LAN
11 9 (25.71%) Service Management
11 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
11 9 (25.71%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (22.86%) XenApp
13 6 (17.14%) SEO
13 6 (17.14%) Publishing
13 6 (17.14%) Migration
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (17.14%) Dell
13 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure

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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DHCP
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) IP Telephony
2 9 (25.71%) LAN
2 9 (25.71%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
3 5 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) VLAN
5 3 (8.57%) 3G
5 3 (8.57%) 4G
5 3 (8.57%) ADSL
5 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.71%) Skype
7 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) PBX
7 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (17.14%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) IT Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) CMDB
1 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) AS400
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) iSeries
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.86%) Android
9 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
2 9 (25.71%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) SEO
4 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 4 (11.43%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (8.57%) Break/Fix
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.86%) Converged Infrastructure
8 1 (2.86%) Data Security
8 1 (2.86%) IT Audit
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.86%) Line Management
8 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) Security Management
8 1 (2.86%) Server Building
8 1 (2.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.57%) VBScript
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCSA
3 2 (5.71%) MCITP
3 2 (5.71%) MCP
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) CCA
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (88.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.86%) XenApp
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (11.43%) XenServer
5 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) EdgeSight
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.71%) vRealize
4 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Citrix
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) Dell
6 4 (11.43%) AppSense
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco
7 3 (8.57%) Draytek
7 3 (8.57%) SonicWALL
7 3 (8.57%) Symantec
8 2 (5.71%) IBM
8 2 (5.71%) Kaseya
9 1 (2.86%) Apple
9 1 (2.86%) BT
9 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.86%) Intel
9 1 (2.86%) Juniper
9 1 (2.86%) NetApp
9 1 (2.86%) Remedy
9 1 (2.86%) Wyse