Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 113 197 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.67% 18.69% 11.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.08% 60.80% 47.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 121 57
West Sussex median daily rate £250 £425 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.18% +82.80% -28.46%
10th Percentile £103 £135 £108
90th Percentile £562 £575 £512
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 40
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +20.69%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.00 £13.90
90th Percentile £135.75 £44.40 £67.25
South East median hourly rate £16.56 £15.00 £16.56
% change year-on-year +10.40% -9.41% +10.38%

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 171 324 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.22% 30.74% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 172 116
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £476 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.51% +5.83% +12.50%
10th Percentile £103 £157 £126
90th Percentile £552 £600 £613
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 50
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.71% -52.28% +145.69%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.19 £14.90
90th Percentile £119.50 £51.00 £62.75
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.59% -8.00% +9.38%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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
Worthing -5 29 £475 - 8
Horsham +6 27 £179 -12.80% 13
Crawley -6 14 £260 -15.10% 23
Chichester - 13 £105 - 6
Gatwick -6 5 £356 -32.14% 1
Haywards Heath 0 4 £130 -42.22% 3
East Grinstead - 1 £155 - 1
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 46 (40.71%) Windows 10
2 45 (39.82%) Microsoft
3 35 (30.97%) Active Directory
4 32 (28.32%) Office 365
5 30 (26.55%) Microsoft Office
6 22 (19.47%) Finance
6 22 (19.47%) SQL
7 21 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (16.81%) Windows Server
9 18 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (15.04%) Linux
11 15 (13.27%) VMware
12 14 (12.39%) PowerShell
13 13 (11.50%) ITIL
13 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
14 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (9.73%) ServiceNow
15 11 (9.73%) DNS
15 11 (9.73%) SAP
15 11 (9.73%) Unix
15 11 (9.73%) JavaScript
15 11 (9.73%) Configuration Management
15 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (9.73%) Windows 7
16 10 (8.85%) Mac OS
16 10 (8.85%) SCCM
16 10 (8.85%) Service Management
16 10 (8.85%) Migration
16 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
16 10 (8.85%) MCSE

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 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.96%) Confluence
3 7 (6.19%) IIS
4 4 (3.54%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.77%) Apache
6 2 (1.77%) JBoss
6 2 (1.77%) nginx
6 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) assyst
2 4 (3.54%) SAP SRM
3 3 (2.65%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.77%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.32%) Office 365
2 5 (4.42%) Azure
3 3 (2.65%) GitHub
4 2 (1.77%) AWS
4 2 (1.77%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.88%) npm
5 1 (0.88%) NuGet
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) DNS
2 8 (7.08%) DHCP
2 8 (7.08%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (7.08%) Wireless
3 6 (5.31%) WAN
4 5 (4.42%) Firewall
5 4 (3.54%) SAN
5 4 (3.54%) Skype
6 2 (1.77%) HTTP
6 2 (1.77%) Internet
6 2 (1.77%) SSL
6 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.77%) VoIP
7 1 (0.88%) DMZ
7 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.88%) LAN
7 1 (0.88%) MPLS
7 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.88%) Network Security
7 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2017
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) JIRA
2 8 (7.08%) Cucumber
2 8 (7.08%) Gatling
2 8 (7.08%) Selenium
3 5 (4.42%) PVCS
4 3 (2.65%) Ant
4 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.77%) Grunt
5 2 (1.77%) gulp
5 2 (1.77%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.77%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.77%) JUnit
5 2 (1.77%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.77%) Sublime Text
5 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.88%) GCC
6 1 (0.88%) Maven
6 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (24.78%) Analyst
2 21 (18.58%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (12.39%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (7.96%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.96%) Service Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) 1st Line Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Applications Specialist
8 6 (5.31%) Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) Junior
8 6 (5.31%) Junior Desktop Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) XML
2 5 (4.42%) JSON
3 3 (2.65%) .NET
3 3 (2.65%) Apache NiFi
3 3 (2.65%) REST
3 3 (2.65%) YAML
4 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.77%) CSS
4 2 (1.77%) EJB
4 2 (1.77%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.77%) HTML
4 2 (1.77%) HTML5
4 2 (1.77%) J2EE
4 2 (1.77%) J2SE
4 2 (1.77%) Node.js
4 2 (1.77%) Play Framework
4 2 (1.77%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.77%) Servlets
4 2 (1.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Clustering
2 6 (5.31%) CMDB
2 6 (5.31%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.77%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.71%) Windows 10
2 19 (16.81%) Windows Server
3 17 (15.04%) Linux
4 11 (9.73%) Unix
4 11 (9.73%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.85%) Mac OS
6 9 (7.96%) Apple iOS
6 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.50%) ITIL
3 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (9.73%) Configuration Management
5 10 (8.85%) Migration
5 10 (8.85%) Service Management
6 9 (7.96%) Analytics
6 9 (7.96%) Decision-Making
6 9 (7.96%) Hardware Maintenance
6 9 (7.96%) ITSM
6 9 (7.96%) Test Scripting
7 8 (7.08%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.08%) DevOps
7 8 (7.08%) Open Source
7 8 (7.08%) Statistics
7 8 (7.08%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.19%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.19%) SDLC
8 7 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.47%) SQL
2 14 (12.39%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.42%) Groovy
4 5 (4.42%) Python
5 3 (2.65%) Java
6 2 (1.77%) C#
6 2 (1.77%) Haskell
6 2 (1.77%) Perl
6 2 (1.77%) Ruby
6 2 (1.77%) Scala
7 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.85%) MCSE
3 8 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.19%) CCNA
5 6 (5.31%) ISEB
5 6 (5.31%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.31%) MCP
6 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.65%) MCSA
7 3 (2.65%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.77%) CCNP
9 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.88%) CCSP
9 1 (0.88%) CISSP
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) SLA
2 6 (5.31%) QA
3 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.77%) GDPR
5 1 (0.88%) NIST
System Software
1 35 (30.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.77%) Docker
4 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.77%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.65%) Ansible
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.77%) Grafana
5 2 (1.77%) Kibana
5 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.77%) Puppet
6 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 45 (39.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.27%) VMware
3 11 (9.73%) SAP
3 11 (9.73%) ServiceNow
4 9 (7.96%) MobileIron
5 8 (7.08%) Citrix
6 7 (6.19%) Cisco
6 7 (6.19%) Oracle
7 6 (5.31%) Symantec
8 5 (4.42%) Ariba
8 5 (4.42%) Remedy
9 3 (2.65%) Google
9 3 (2.65%) HP
9 3 (2.65%) LogicMonitor
9 3 (2.65%) Moogsoft
9 3 (2.65%) NetApp
9 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.65%) Splunk
10 2 (1.77%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.77%) RightFax