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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South East / West Sussex
Rank 24 10 2
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8  
Contract jobs citing Windows 41 66 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.84% 11.02% 20.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.68% 36.87% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 61
Median daily rate £370 £290 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.58% -14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £130 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £439 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +5.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £35.90 £16.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

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 106 179 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 20.27% 29.88% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 110 76
Median daily rate £413 £366 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.62% +7.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 20
Median hourly rate £52.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +238.70% +6.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 March 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 -2 13 £370 +16.99% 7
Gatwick -2 10 £335 -25.55% 2
Worthing +10 4 £512 +70.50%
Horsham -1 2 - - 2
Burgess Hill +2 1 £225 - 2
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 41 (44.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (37.63%) Linux
3 34 (36.56%) Windows Server
4 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
5 21 (22.58%) VMware
6 20 (21.51%) SQL
7 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
9 16 (17.20%) Citrix
10 15 (16.13%) C#
10 15 (16.13%) Unix
10 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
10 15 (16.13%) DevOps
11 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
11 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
12 13 (13.98%) Python
13 12 (12.90%) DNS
13 12 (12.90%) SSL
13 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
13 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (11.83%) Open Source
14 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
14 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
14 11 (11.83%) Gatling
14 11 (11.83%) Selenium
14 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (11.83%) Perl
14 11 (11.83%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related 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 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.68%) nginx
3 9 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.38%) IIS
7 4 (4.30%) Apache
7 4 (4.30%) JBoss
7 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.15%) CMS
8 2 (2.15%) Confluence
8 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.08%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Office
2 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) GitHub
1 9 (9.68%) Google Analytics
2 8 (8.60%) Office 365
3 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.15%) IaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) SaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.90%) DNS
2 12 (12.90%) SSL
3 11 (11.83%) DHCP
4 9 (9.68%) HTTP
5 8 (8.60%) Firewall
6 6 (6.45%) NAS
6 6 (6.45%) SAN
6 6 (6.45%) WAN
7 5 (5.38%) Network Security
7 5 (5.38%) VPN
8 4 (4.30%) LAN
9 3 (3.23%) ADSL
10 2 (2.15%) FTP
10 2 (2.15%) Internet
10 2 (2.15%) MPLS
10 2 (2.15%) SNMP
10 2 (2.15%) SSH
10 2 (2.15%) Telnet
10 2 (2.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) MongoDB
1 9 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.23%) DB2
5 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.83%) Gatling
3 11 (11.83%) Selenium
4 9 (9.68%) Ant
4 9 (9.68%) Grunt
4 9 (9.68%) gulp
4 9 (9.68%) IntelliJ
4 9 (9.68%) Karma Test Runner
4 9 (9.68%) Sublime Text
5 6 (6.45%) JIRA
6 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.30%) JUnit
7 3 (3.23%) Subversion
7 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.15%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (2.15%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.08%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
1 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Japanese Language
3 4 (4.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Analyst
2 16 (17.20%) Developer
3 12 (12.90%) Service Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Scala Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.45%) SharePoint Support
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.38%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.30%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
2 10 (10.75%) jQuery
3 9 (9.68%) Gherkin
3 9 (9.68%) Node.js
3 9 (9.68%) Servlets
4 7 (7.53%) CSS
4 7 (7.53%) HTML
4 7 (7.53%) XML
5 5 (5.38%) .NET
6 4 (4.30%) EJB
6 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.30%) HTML5
6 4 (4.30%) J2EE
6 4 (4.30%) J2SE
6 4 (4.30%) JSON
6 4 (4.30%) Play Framework
6 4 (4.30%) REST
6 4 (4.30%) SOAP
6 4 (4.30%) Spring
6 4 (4.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.38%) iSeries
3 4 (4.30%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) Replication
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) AS400
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.15%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.08%) BYOD
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.08%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.08%) EPoS
6 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Linux
2 34 (36.56%) Windows Server
3 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (16.13%) Unix
5 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (10.75%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.68%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.23%) AIX
8 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.08%) VyOS
10 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (16.13%) DevOps
2 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (11.83%) ITIL
3 11 (11.83%) Open Source
4 10 (10.75%) Analytics
5 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
6 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.53%) Change Control
7 7 (7.53%) CRM
8 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.38%) Microservices
9 5 (5.38%) Migration
10 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.30%) Project Management
10 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.23%) Change Management
11 3 (3.23%) MVC
11 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 15 (16.13%) C#
3 13 (13.98%) Python
4 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.83%) Perl
6 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
7 9 (9.68%) Groovy
7 9 (9.68%) Haskell
7 9 (9.68%) Java
7 9 (9.68%) Ruby
7 9 (9.68%) Scala
8 4 (4.30%) C
8 4 (4.30%) C++
9 3 (3.23%) VB
10 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.08%) VB6
11 1 (1.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.45%) Degree
3 5 (5.38%) MCSE
4 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) MCSA
5 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) ISEB
6 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.15%) MCDBA
6 2 (2.15%) MCITP
6 2 (2.15%) MCP
6 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.08%) CISM
7 1 (1.08%) CISSP
7 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) PMO
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 41 (44.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) Docker
4 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.23%) vSphere
5 3 (3.23%) XenApp
6 2 (2.15%) UAG
6 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.15%) XenServer
7 1 (1.08%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Grafana
1 9 (9.68%) Kibana
2 7 (7.53%) Puppet
2 7 (7.53%) SCCM
3 4 (4.30%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.30%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.23%) WSUS
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (1.08%) Nagios
6 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.58%) VMware
3 16 (17.20%) Citrix
4 9 (9.68%) Google
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco
6 4 (4.30%) BMC
6 4 (4.30%) HP
6 4 (4.30%) Intel Security
6 4 (4.30%) NetApp
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle
6 4 (4.30%) SonicWALL
6 4 (4.30%) webMethods
7 3 (3.23%) Adobe
7 3 (3.23%) Apple
7 3 (3.23%) IBM
7 3 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.23%) Symantec
7 3 (3.23%) Veeam
8 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.15%) SAP
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