Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 45 59
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 42 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.78% 4.49% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.68% 18.22% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 32
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £200 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +106.25% -33.05% -6.64%
10th Percentile £306 £108 £213
90th Percentile £534 £300 £417
South East median daily rate £379 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +8.21% +6.06% -5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £19.63 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.47% -54.36% +156.72%
10th Percentile £15.50 £15.75 £41.50
90th Percentile £16.50 £25.56 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £22.72 £16.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +37.67% -22.64% +6.65%

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 307 247 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 27.66% 24.65% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 150 149
West Sussex median daily rate £433 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% +12.33% +5.80%
10th Percentile £208 £130 £159
90th Percentile £575 £538 £490
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 21
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +200.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £14.90 £12.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £49.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
% change year-on-year - +2.76% -5.39%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +2 19 £413 +112.90% 4
Gatwick +4 9 £538 +79.17% 5
Worthing -12 5 £400 - 1
Haywards Heath - 4 - -
East Grinstead - 1 - - 1
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 25 (59.52%) Citrix
3 25 (59.52%) Finance
3 25 (59.52%) XenApp
4 24 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (45.24%) XenDesktop
6 18 (42.86%) VMware
6 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (30.95%) Back Office
9 12 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (26.19%) Migration
10 11 (26.19%) IBM
11 10 (23.81%) HP
11 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 10 (23.81%) vSphere
12 9 (21.43%) vRealize
12 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
12 9 (21.43%) ITIL
12 9 (21.43%) DNS
13 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
14 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
14 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 7 (16.67%) DHCP
14 7 (16.67%) Cisco
14 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

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 6 (14.29%) IIS
1 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.29%) Office 365
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) DHCP
3 6 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (9.52%) NFC
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 3 (7.14%) Wireless
6 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) Skype
7 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) ReSharper
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Back Office
3 7 (16.67%) Online Betting
4 6 (14.29%) Publishing
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 8 (19.05%) Citrix Support
6 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
8 6 (14.29%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 5 (11.90%) Architect
10 4 (9.52%) Payments Architect
10 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
10 4 (9.52%) Security Architect
10 4 (9.52%) Technical Tester
10 4 (9.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (4.76%) LDAP
2 2 (4.76%) LINQ
3 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.52%) Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Solaris
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (26.19%) Migration
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.52%) Business Development
5 4 (9.52%) Data Privacy
5 4 (9.52%) Defect Management
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps
5 4 (9.52%) Dynamic Code Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) Fuzz Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Information Security
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 4 (9.52%) Security Management
5 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Software Delivery
5 4 (9.52%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (14.29%) VBScript
4 4 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
4 4 (9.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (9.52%) CCSP
4 4 (9.52%) CISA
4 4 (9.52%) CISM
4 4 (9.52%) CISSP
4 4 (9.52%) CLAS
4 4 (9.52%) CREST Certified
4 4 (9.52%) IISP
5 3 (7.14%) CCNP
6 2 (4.76%) CCNA
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.76%) MCITP
6 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) VCAP
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) GDPR
1 4 (9.52%) ISAE 3402
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 22301
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 31000
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
1 4 (9.52%) QA
1 4 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (59.52%) XenApp
3 19 (45.24%) XenDesktop
4 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (23.81%) vSphere
7 4 (9.52%) ISA Server
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) vRealize
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
3 4 (9.52%) Nessus
3 4 (9.52%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Citrix
2 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) IBM
4 10 (23.81%) HP
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle
7 4 (9.52%) ArcSight
7 4 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (9.52%) Centrify
7 4 (9.52%) Google
7 4 (9.52%) Imperva
7 4 (9.52%) McAfee
7 4 (9.52%) Okta
7 4 (9.52%) Qualys
7 4 (9.52%) Splunk
7 4 (9.52%) Trend Micro
7 4 (9.52%) Tripwire
8 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec