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 3 months to 25 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Windows 71 86 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.73% 11.75% 17.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.97% 48.04% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 52
Median daily rate £316 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.59% +3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +76.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.60 £44.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 145 179 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 30.08% 24.45% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 107 105
Median daily rate £383 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.60% -4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +3 37 £300 -23.56% 4
Gatwick +4 10 £268 -9.32% 1
Worthing +5 8 £488 +261.66%
East Grinstead -3 5 £454 +39.69%
Horsham 0 2 £325 +150.00% 3
Littlehampton - 2 - -
Chichester 0 1 - -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 58 (51.79%) Linux
2 50 (44.64%) Active Directory
3 37 (33.04%) VMware
4 35 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 30 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 20 (17.86%) SQL
7 20 (17.86%) Migration
8 19 (16.96%) ITIL
8 19 (16.96%) Citrix
8 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (16.07%) Unix
9 18 (16.07%) C#
10 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
10 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
11 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 16 (14.29%) DevOps
12 15 (13.39%) Git (software)
12 15 (13.39%) Test Automation
12 15 (13.39%) Data Centre
12 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (12.50%) Python
13 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 14 (12.50%) Perl
13 14 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (12.50%) AngularJS
14 13 (11.61%) Analytics
14 13 (11.61%) Windows 7
15 12 (10.71%) Haskell

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 12 (10.71%) nginx
1 12 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.25%) Apache
2 7 (6.25%) JBoss
2 7 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.79%) CMS
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) assyst
1 1 (0.89%) Primavera
1 1 (0.89%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) GitHub
1 12 (10.71%) Google Analytics
2 6 (5.36%) Office 365
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.68%) SaaS
5 2 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.71%) HTTP
2 12 (10.71%) SSL
3 11 (9.82%) SAN
4 9 (8.04%) Firewall
5 8 (7.14%) WAN
6 7 (6.25%) NAS
7 6 (5.36%) DHCP
7 6 (5.36%) DNS
7 6 (5.36%) LAN
7 6 (5.36%) LDAP
8 4 (3.57%) MPLS
9 3 (2.68%) Extranet
9 3 (2.68%) IPv4
9 3 (2.68%) IPv6
9 3 (2.68%) Network Security
10 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.79%) FTP
10 2 (1.79%) Telnet
10 2 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.36%) DB2
3 6 (5.36%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
4 2 (1.79%) Redis
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.39%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.71%) Ant
3 12 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 12 (10.71%) Gatling
3 12 (10.71%) Grunt
3 12 (10.71%) gulp
3 12 (10.71%) IntelliJ
3 12 (10.71%) Karma Test Runner
3 12 (10.71%) Selenium
3 12 (10.71%) Sublime Text
4 7 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.25%) JUnit
5 4 (3.57%) JIRA
6 3 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.68%) Subversion
6 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.79%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.89%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (27.68%) Analyst
2 17 (15.18%) Developer
2 17 (15.18%) IT Analyst
3 15 (13.39%) Operations Analyst
4 14 (12.50%) IT Operations Analyst
5 13 (11.61%) Support Engineer
6 12 (10.71%) Scala Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (6.25%) Administrator
9 7 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (5.36%) Migration Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Senior DBA
10 6 (5.36%) Senior SQL DBA
10 6 (5.36%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 6 (5.36%) SQL DBA
10 6 (5.36%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 12 (10.71%) Gherkin
2 12 (10.71%) jQuery
2 12 (10.71%) Node.js
2 12 (10.71%) Servlets
3 9 (8.04%) CSS
3 9 (8.04%) HTML
4 7 (6.25%) EJB
4 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 7 (6.25%) HTML5
4 7 (6.25%) J2EE
4 7 (6.25%) J2SE
4 7 (6.25%) JSON
4 7 (6.25%) Play Framework
4 7 (6.25%) REST
4 7 (6.25%) SOAP
4 7 (6.25%) Spring
4 7 (6.25%) XML
5 5 (4.46%) .NET
6 3 (2.68%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.04%) Replication
3 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.25%) iSeries
4 6 (5.36%) Clustering
5 5 (4.46%) AS400
6 2 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.89%) BYOD
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) EPoS
7 1 (0.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 58 (51.79%) Linux
2 35 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 30 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (16.07%) Unix
6 13 (11.61%) Windows 7
7 12 (10.71%) Ubuntu
8 11 (9.82%) Windows 10
9 9 (8.04%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.68%) AIX
10 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.89%) VyOS
11 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.86%) Migration
2 19 (16.96%) ITIL
3 16 (14.29%) DevOps
4 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (13.39%) Test Automation
5 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.61%) Analytics
7 12 (10.71%) Open Source
8 11 (9.82%) Change Control
9 10 (8.93%) Project Management
10 9 (8.04%) Change Management
10 9 (8.04%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (7.14%) Microservices
12 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.36%) Database Mirroring
12 6 (5.36%) High Availability
12 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.86%) SQL
2 18 (16.07%) C#
3 14 (12.50%) Perl
3 14 (12.50%) Python
4 12 (10.71%) Groovy
4 12 (10.71%) Haskell
4 12 (10.71%) Java
4 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.71%) Ruby
4 12 (10.71%) Scala
5 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.25%) VB
6 4 (3.57%) C
7 3 (2.68%) C++
8 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.89%) VB6
9 1 (0.89%) VC++
9 1 (0.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.36%) MCDBA
4 5 (4.46%) MCSE
5 4 (3.57%) Degree
6 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.79%) MCITP
6 2 (1.79%) MCP
6 2 (1.79%) MCSA
6 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.89%) CISM
7 1 (0.89%) CISSP
7 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) PMO
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.89%) PMBOK
System Software
1 50 (44.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.14%) Docker
3 8 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.36%) vSphere
5 5 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.46%) XenApp
6 3 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.89%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (10.71%) Grafana
1 12 (10.71%) Kibana
2 8 (7.14%) Puppet
3 7 (6.25%) SCCM
4 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (4.46%) WSUS
6 4 (3.57%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.79%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.89%) Nagios
8 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (33.04%) VMware
2 24 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.96%) Citrix
4 12 (10.71%) Google
4 12 (10.71%) HP
5 10 (8.93%) NetApp
6 9 (8.04%) Oracle
7 7 (6.25%) Adobe
7 7 (6.25%) Cisco
7 7 (6.25%) webMethods
8 5 (4.46%) SAP
9 4 (3.57%) Symantec
10 3 (2.68%) Brocade
10 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.68%) IBM
10 3 (2.68%) Juniper
11 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.79%) Kaseya
11 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.79%) Wyse
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