Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 162 119 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.81% 11.01% 10.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.43% 47.60% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 79 101
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.45% +9.84%
10th Percentile £128 £132 £140
90th Percentile £539 £500 £450
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -26.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £14.42 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £48.80 £25.00 £51.65
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.93 £15.50
% change year-on-year +17.25% -3.71% -3.13%

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 315 250 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.85% 23.13% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 174 204
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £160 £189 £200
90th Percentile £540 £512 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 22
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £19.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.63% -36.80% +89.39%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.50 £12.05
90th Percentile £51.28 £50.25 £50.18
South East median hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +13.91% -10.81% +8.82%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 0 53 £413 +52.78% 12
Worthing +15 39 £415 -15.00% 3
Gatwick +5 27 £431 +43.75% 1
Horsham -11 4 £165 -26.67% 1
Haywards Heath +1 3 £118 - 1
East Grinstead +3 1 - - 3
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 55 (33.95%) Active Directory
2 48 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 43 (26.54%) SQL
3 43 (26.54%) Windows Server
4 40 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (23.46%) Linux
6 33 (20.37%) XML
7 32 (19.75%) Java
7 32 (19.75%) Finance
7 32 (19.75%) Test Automation
8 31 (19.14%) Unix
9 30 (18.52%) Configuration Management
10 29 (17.90%) DevOps
11 27 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 27 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 26 (16.05%) Selenium
12 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (15.43%) Migration
14 24 (14.81%) VMware
14 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
14 24 (14.81%) ITIL
14 24 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 22 (13.58%) TCP/IP
15 22 (13.58%) Cucumber
16 21 (12.96%) C#
16 21 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (12.35%) Oracle
17 20 (12.35%) Open Source
17 20 (12.35%) Gatling
18 19 (11.73%) Puppet

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 16 (9.88%) Tomcat
2 15 (9.26%) nginx
2 15 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.64%) Confluence
3 14 (8.64%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.32%) JBoss
5 6 (3.70%) Apache
6 4 (2.47%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.85%) IIS
7 3 (1.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.62%) CMS
8 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.62%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (11.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.26%) Google Analytics
1 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.56%) GitHub
3 8 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.94%) Office 365
4 3 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.85%) IaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.62%) PaaS
6 1 (0.62%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.58%) TCP/IP
2 17 (10.49%) HTTP
2 17 (10.49%) SSL
3 9 (5.56%) DHCP
4 6 (3.70%) Firewall
5 5 (3.09%) Network Security
5 5 (3.09%) VPN
6 4 (2.47%) Internet
6 4 (2.47%) Wireless
7 3 (1.85%) DNS
7 3 (1.85%) SMS
8 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.23%) NFC
8 2 (1.23%) Skype
8 2 (1.23%) VLAN
9 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.62%) SAN
9 1 (0.62%) SNMP
9 1 (0.62%) WAN
9 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.88%) MongoDB
2 15 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.23%) MySQL
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (16.05%) Selenium
2 22 (13.58%) Cucumber
3 20 (12.35%) Gatling
4 19 (11.73%) JIRA
5 18 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 15 (9.26%) Ant
6 15 (9.26%) IntelliJ
7 13 (8.02%) Git (software)
8 12 (7.41%) Visual Studio
9 9 (5.56%) Eclipse
9 9 (5.56%) Grunt
9 9 (5.56%) gulp
9 9 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (5.56%) SoapUI
9 9 (5.56%) Sublime Text
10 8 (4.94%) SonarQube
10 8 (4.94%) Subversion
10 8 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (4.94%) Toad
11 6 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 32 (19.75%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Marketing
3 10 (6.17%) Back Office
4 9 (5.56%) Retail
5 7 (4.32%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.70%) Online Betting
7 5 (3.09%) Publishing
8 3 (1.85%) Avionics
8 3 (1.85%) Electronics
9 2 (1.23%) Games
9 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.62%) Advertising
10 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (25.93%) Analyst
2 23 (14.20%) Developer
3 17 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (8.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (7.41%) Architect
5 12 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.79%) Desktop Support
6 11 (6.79%) SharePoint Specialist
6 11 (6.79%) SharePoint Support
6 11 (6.79%) Support Specialist
7 10 (6.17%) IT Support
7 10 (6.17%) Scala Developer
7 10 (6.17%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.17%) VMware Engineer
7 10 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 7 (4.32%) Citrix Support
10 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.37%) XML
2 16 (9.88%) JSON
2 16 (9.88%) SOAP
3 15 (9.26%) CSS
3 15 (9.26%) Gherkin
3 15 (9.26%) Node.js
3 15 (9.26%) Servlets
4 12 (7.41%) jQuery
4 12 (7.41%) Play Framework
5 10 (6.17%) AngularJS
5 10 (6.17%) HTML
6 7 (4.32%) .NET
6 7 (4.32%) REST
6 7 (4.32%) Spring
6 7 (4.32%) Web Services
7 6 (3.70%) EJB
7 6 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.70%) HTML5
7 6 (3.70%) J2EE
7 6 (3.70%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.79%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.23%) iPhone
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) BYOD
7 1 (0.62%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.62%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.54%) Windows Server
2 38 (23.46%) Linux
3 31 (19.14%) Unix
4 27 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 27 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 15 (9.26%) Ubuntu
6 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.32%) Solaris
7 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.09%) CentOS
9 4 (2.47%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.85%) HPUX
10 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.62%) Android
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.75%) Test Automation
3 30 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 29 (17.90%) DevOps
5 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (15.43%) Migration
7 24 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 24 (14.81%) ITIL
8 21 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (12.35%) Open Source
10 17 (10.49%) Analytics
10 17 (10.49%) Microservices
11 16 (9.88%) SDLC
12 14 (8.64%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.79%) CRM
13 11 (6.79%) Waterfall
14 10 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
14 10 (6.17%) Test Scripting
15 9 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
16 8 (4.94%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.54%) SQL
2 32 (19.75%) Java
3 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.96%) C#
5 16 (9.88%) Perl
6 15 (9.26%) Groovy
6 15 (9.26%) Haskell
6 15 (9.26%) Python
6 15 (9.26%) Ruby
6 15 (9.26%) Scala
7 10 (6.17%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.94%) C++
9 6 (3.70%) VB
10 5 (3.09%) VB6
10 5 (3.09%) VBScript
11 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.85%) VC++
12 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (9.26%) Degree
2 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.79%) ISEB
3 11 (6.79%) ISTQB
3 11 (6.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (6.79%) MCSA
3 11 (6.79%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.56%) MCSE
5 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (1.23%) CCSP
8 2 (1.23%) CISA
8 2 (1.23%) CISM
8 2 (1.23%) CISSP
8 2 (1.23%) CLAS
8 2 (1.23%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.23%) IISP
8 2 (1.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.02%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.47%) SLA
4 3 (1.85%) DO-178B
4 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 2 (1.23%) GDPR
5 2 (1.23%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.23%) ISO 22301
5 2 (1.23%) ISO 31000
5 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.62%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (33.95%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.88%) XenApp
4 14 (8.64%) XenDesktop
5 13 (8.02%) Docker
5 13 (8.02%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (6.17%) vSphere
7 4 (2.47%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (11.73%) Puppet
2 15 (9.26%) Grafana
2 15 (9.26%) Kibana
2 15 (9.26%) SCCM
3 9 (5.56%) vRealize
4 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.85%) Ansible
5 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.23%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.23%) MaaS360
6 2 (1.23%) Nessus
6 2 (1.23%) Terraform
6 2 (1.23%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.81%) VMware
3 20 (12.35%) Oracle
4 17 (10.49%) Citrix
4 17 (10.49%) Google
5 13 (8.02%) webMethods
6 12 (7.41%) Adobe
7 11 (6.79%) HP
7 11 (6.79%) IBM
8 6 (3.70%) Cisco
9 5 (3.09%) Remedy
9 5 (3.09%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.47%) NetApp
10 4 (2.47%) Okta
11 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.23%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.23%) McAfee
12 2 (1.23%) Qualys
12 2 (1.23%) Symantec
12 2 (1.23%) Tripwire