Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 26 May 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 134 106 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.13% 10.74% 11.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.38% 46.70% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 88
West Sussex median daily rate £325 £358 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -9.19%
10th Percentile £146 £157 £127
90th Percentile £539 £500 £455
South East median daily rate £360 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +0.70% +2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 14
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -4.35% +11.29%
10th Percentile £15.05 £12.00 £13.53
90th Percentile £67.25 £34.00 £48.53
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +1.59%

Windows 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 277 227 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.01% 23.00% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 150 200
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.44% +9.67% +10.70%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £159
90th Percentile £546 £550 £476
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 12 18
West Sussex median hourly rate £33.00 £16.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -26.67% +45.16%
10th Percentile £15.07 £12.03 £14.23
90th Percentile £67.25 £45.48 £46.58
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% -20.39% +15.15%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in West Sussex

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in West Sussex

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in West Sussex over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in West Sussex

Windows
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 in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in West Sussex

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in West Sussex over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in West Sussex

Windows
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 within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 26 May 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 -1 49 £250 -16.67% 21
Gatwick +10 36 £413 +37.50% 2
Worthing 0 19 £458 -6.30% 3
Horsham -9 3 £358 +5.93% 6
Haywards Heath - 3 £118 - 4
Burgess Hill -7 1 - - 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 47 (35.07%) Microsoft
2 43 (32.09%) Active Directory
3 35 (26.12%) Linux
4 34 (25.37%) Windows Server
5 28 (20.90%) Windows 7
5 28 (20.90%) SQL
6 27 (20.15%) Configuration Management
6 27 (20.15%) DevOps
7 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (17.91%) Test Automation
9 22 (16.42%) Software Engineering
9 22 (16.42%) ITIL
9 22 (16.42%) SharePoint
10 21 (15.67%) Windows 10
11 20 (14.93%) Degree
12 19 (14.18%) SDLC
13 18 (13.43%) CRM
14 17 (12.69%) Computer Science
14 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
14 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (12.69%) Finance
14 17 (12.69%) Migration
15 16 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
15 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (11.19%) Unix
16 15 (11.19%) TCP/IP
16 15 (11.19%) VMware
16 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared

Windows
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 22 (16.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.22%) nginx
2 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.99%) Apache
3 4 (2.99%) Confluence
3 4 (2.99%) JBoss
3 4 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.49%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.72%) Office 365
3 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.22%) Google Analytics
4 6 (4.48%) GitHub
5 3 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.49%) IaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.75%) Route 53
7 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.19%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.22%) HTTP
2 7 (5.22%) SSL
3 6 (4.48%) DHCP
4 4 (2.99%) Network Security
4 4 (2.99%) VPN
5 3 (2.24%) Internet
6 2 (1.49%) Firewall
6 2 (1.49%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.49%) SAN
6 2 (1.49%) Skype
6 2 (1.49%) SMS
7 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.75%) LAN
7 1 (0.75%) SNMP
7 1 (0.75%) VLAN
7 1 (0.75%) VoIP
7 1 (0.75%) WAN
7 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.45%) SonarQube
2 12 (8.96%) Bitbucket
3 10 (7.46%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.46%) Gatling
3 10 (7.46%) Selenium
4 8 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.97%) IntelliJ
4 8 (5.97%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.22%) Ant
6 6 (4.48%) Grunt
6 6 (4.48%) gulp
6 6 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (4.48%) Sublime Text
7 4 (2.99%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.99%) GCC
7 4 (2.99%) JIRA
7 4 (2.99%) JUnit
7 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.24%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (2.24%) Subversion
General
1 17 (12.69%) Finance
2 13 (9.70%) Marketing
3 10 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.24%) Electronics
6 2 (1.49%) Back Office
6 2 (1.49%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (16.42%) Analyst
2 17 (12.69%) SharePoint Support
3 16 (11.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (10.45%) Senior DevOps
4 14 (10.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 14 (10.45%) Support Specialist
5 13 (9.70%) SharePoint Specialist
6 12 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.96%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.21%) Desktop Support
7 11 (8.21%) Developer
8 10 (7.46%) IT Manager
9 8 (5.97%) Architect
9 8 (5.97%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Scala Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) IT Support
10 7 (5.22%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) XML
2 9 (6.72%) CSS
2 9 (6.72%) JSON
3 8 (5.97%) Gherkin
3 8 (5.97%) jQuery
3 8 (5.97%) Node.js
4 7 (5.22%) AngularJS
4 7 (5.22%) Play Framework
4 7 (5.22%) Servlets
5 6 (4.48%) .NET
5 6 (4.48%) HTML
5 6 (4.48%) J2EE
5 6 (4.48%) SOAP
6 5 (3.73%) REST
7 4 (2.99%) EJB
7 4 (2.99%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.99%) HTML5
7 4 (2.99%) J2SE
7 4 (2.99%) Spring
7 4 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.49%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) BYOD
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.75%) iPhone
6 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.12%) Linux
2 34 (25.37%) Windows Server
3 28 (20.90%) Windows 7
4 21 (15.67%) Windows 10
5 15 (11.19%) Unix
6 8 (5.97%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.24%) CentOS
9 3 (2.24%) HPUX
9 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.24%) Solaris
9 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.49%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.49%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.15%) Configuration Management
1 27 (20.15%) DevOps
2 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (17.91%) Test Automation
4 22 (16.42%) ITIL
4 22 (16.42%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.18%) SDLC
6 18 (13.43%) CRM
7 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.69%) Migration
8 16 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (10.45%) Code Coverage
9 14 (10.45%) Static Code Analysis
10 9 (6.72%) Analytics
10 9 (6.72%) Microservices
10 9 (6.72%) Open Source
11 8 (5.97%) Performance Management
12 7 (5.22%) Validation
13 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.90%) SQL
2 12 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.46%) C#
3 10 (7.46%) Java
4 8 (5.97%) Perl
4 8 (5.97%) Python
4 8 (5.97%) Scala
5 7 (5.22%) Groovy
5 7 (5.22%) Haskell
5 7 (5.22%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.22%) Ruby
6 6 (4.48%) C++
7 5 (3.73%) VB
7 5 (3.73%) VB6
8 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.24%) VC++
9 2 (1.49%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Degree
2 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
3 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.70%) MCSA
6 10 (7.46%) MCSE
7 6 (4.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.49%) CCNA
9 2 (1.49%) ISEB
9 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.49%) MCSD
9 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.49%) PMP
9 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.75%) CCNP
10 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) SLA
2 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 3 (2.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.24%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (32.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.72%) Docker
4 7 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.48%) XenApp
5 6 (4.48%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.73%) vSphere
7 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.24%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 15 (11.19%) SCCM
2 11 (8.21%) Puppet
3 7 (5.22%) Grafana
3 7 (5.22%) Kibana
4 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (3.73%) vRealize
5 3 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.24%) Terraform
6 2 (1.49%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.49%) MaaS360
7 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (35.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.19%) VMware
3 11 (8.21%) Citrix
3 11 (8.21%) HP
4 7 (5.22%) Google
5 5 (3.73%) IBM
5 5 (3.73%) Remedy
5 5 (3.73%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.99%) Adobe
6 4 (2.99%) Cisco
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle
6 4 (2.99%) webMethods
7 3 (2.24%) NetApp
7 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.49%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.49%) Okta
8 2 (1.49%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.75%) Meraki
9 1 (0.75%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.75%) Veeam