Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 17 6
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 126 91 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.48% 8.68% 11.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.55% 43.96% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 50 89
West Sussex median daily rate £233 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.46% +8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £108 £130 £138
90th Percentile £512 £476 £450
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.45% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 20 22
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +9.68%
10th Percentile £13.90 £10.29 £12.50
90th Percentile £67.25 £34.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £16.56 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.38% -11.76% +9.68%

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 265 207 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.13% 19.75% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 123 240
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £126 £217 £217
90th Percentile £613 £550 £546
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 20 24
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.63 £14.50 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.69% -24.18% +23.39%
10th Percentile £14.90 £10.29 £12.50
90th Percentile £62.75 £34.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%

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 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +3 47 £180 -50.68% 12
Gatwick +22 31 £425 +21.43% 6
Worthing +7 22 £503 +17.12% 4
Horsham -6 7 £120 -63.08% 2
Haywards Heath -2 3 - - 3
Burgess Hill +3 2 - - 3
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £78 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 58 (46.03%) Active Directory
2 42 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 34 (26.98%) Windows Server
4 32 (25.40%) Windows 7
4 32 (25.40%) Linux
5 28 (22.22%) ITIL
6 26 (20.63%) DevOps
7 25 (19.84%) Configuration Management
7 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Office
7 25 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 22 (17.46%) VMware
9 22 (17.46%) Software Engineering
9 22 (17.46%) SQL
10 19 (15.08%) Citrix
11 18 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 18 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 17 (13.49%) Degree
12 17 (13.49%) HP
12 17 (13.49%) SLA
13 16 (12.70%) MS Exchange
13 16 (12.70%) Computer Science
14 15 (11.90%) Static Code Analysis
14 15 (11.90%) Office 365
14 15 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (11.90%) SDLC
14 15 (11.90%) Code Coverage
15 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (11.11%) Migration

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 18 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.70%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.56%) Apache
4 7 (5.56%) nginx
5 6 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.97%) JBoss
7 2 (1.59%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.59%) IIS
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.90%) Office 365
2 7 (5.56%) GitHub
2 7 (5.56%) Google Analytics
3 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.14%) DHCP
3 8 (6.35%) SAN
3 8 (6.35%) VoIP
4 7 (5.56%) DNS
4 7 (5.56%) HTTP
4 7 (5.56%) SSL
5 6 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (3.97%) LAN
6 5 (3.97%) VPN
7 4 (3.17%) IP Telephony
7 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.38%) 3G
8 3 (2.38%) 4G
8 3 (2.38%) ADSL
8 3 (2.38%) Firewall
8 3 (2.38%) SMS
9 2 (1.59%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.79%) Network Security
10 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.59%) MySQL
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 14 (11.11%) SonarQube
2 9 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 9 (7.14%) Gatling
2 9 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.14%) Selenium
3 8 (6.35%) IntelliJ
3 8 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.56%) Ant
4 7 (5.56%) Grunt
4 7 (5.56%) gulp
4 7 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
4 7 (5.56%) Sublime Text
5 5 (3.97%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.97%) JUnit
6 2 (1.59%) GCC
7 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.79%) Calabash
7 1 (0.79%) Toad
7 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (4.76%) Publishing
2 3 (2.38%) Advertising
2 3 (2.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (1.59%) Back Office
3 2 (1.59%) Marketing
3 2 (1.59%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) Analyst
2 18 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 16 (12.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.90%) Senior DevOps
4 15 (11.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Architect
5 12 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.14%) Developer
6 9 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 9 (7.14%) IT Support
6 9 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Scala Developer
7 8 (6.35%) SharePoint Support
8 7 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (5.56%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.76%) Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) XML
2 8 (6.35%) AngularJS
2 8 (6.35%) CSS
2 8 (6.35%) Gherkin
2 8 (6.35%) J2EE
2 8 (6.35%) JSON
2 8 (6.35%) Node.js
2 8 (6.35%) Play Framework
3 7 (5.56%) jQuery
3 7 (5.56%) Servlets
4 6 (4.76%) REST
5 5 (3.97%) EJB
5 5 (3.97%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.97%) HTML
5 5 (3.97%) HTML5
5 5 (3.97%) J2SE
5 5 (3.97%) SOAP
5 5 (3.97%) Spring
6 1 (0.79%) .NET
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.56%) Clustering
3 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.38%) CMDB
4 3 (2.38%) PKI
4 3 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) Life Science
6 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.98%) Windows Server
2 32 (25.40%) Linux
2 32 (25.40%) Windows 7
3 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.32%) Windows 10
5 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.35%) Ubuntu
6 8 (6.35%) Unix
7 7 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.17%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.59%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) ITIL
2 26 (20.63%) DevOps
3 25 (19.84%) Configuration Management
3 25 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 22 (17.46%) Software Engineering
6 15 (11.90%) Code Coverage
6 15 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (11.90%) SDLC
6 15 (11.90%) Static Code Analysis
7 14 (11.11%) Migration
8 13 (10.32%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.14%) CRM
11 8 (6.35%) Microservices
11 8 (6.35%) Open Source
12 7 (5.56%) High Availability
12 7 (5.56%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.56%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.46%) SQL
2 11 (8.73%) Java
3 9 (7.14%) Scala
4 8 (6.35%) C#
4 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.35%) Python
5 7 (5.56%) Groovy
5 7 (5.56%) Haskell
5 7 (5.56%) Perl
5 7 (5.56%) Ruby
6 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.59%) VBScript
8 1 (0.79%) C++
8 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.49%) Degree
3 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.14%) MCSE
5 7 (5.56%) CCNA
5 7 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.97%) MCSA
6 5 (3.97%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.97%) PMP
6 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.59%) CISM
8 2 (1.59%) CISSP
9 1 (0.79%) CCA
9 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.79%) ISEB
9 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.49%) SLA
2 8 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (46.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.94%) Hyper-V
2 10 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.14%) Docker
4 7 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.56%) XenApp
5 4 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.59%) iptables
6 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.79%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) SCCM
2 8 (6.35%) Puppet
3 7 (5.56%) Grafana
3 7 (5.56%) Kibana
3 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (3.17%) EdgeSight
5 3 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.38%) vRealize
6 2 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.79%) Terraform
7 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.46%) VMware
3 19 (15.08%) Citrix
4 17 (13.49%) HP
5 7 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 7 (5.56%) Google
6 6 (4.76%) Cisco
6 6 (4.76%) webMethods
7 4 (3.17%) Ivanti
8 3 (2.38%) Dell
8 3 (2.38%) NetApp
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle
8 3 (2.38%) Symantec
9 2 (1.59%) Adobe
9 2 (1.59%) Apple
9 2 (1.59%) Computacenter
9 2 (1.59%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) Lotus
10 1 (0.79%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.79%) Intel