Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 124 121 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.82% 9.54% 13.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.40% 49.19% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 112
West Sussex median daily rate £210 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.38% +6.56% +3.39%
10th Percentile £108 £170 £120
90th Percentile £468 £421 £450
South East median daily rate £360 £350 £349
% change year-on-year +2.86% +0.36% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 29
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £12.85 £10.29 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.25 £44.50 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +16.67%

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 251 246 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.93% 19.39% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 139 238
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% +4.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £110 £227 £163
90th Percentile £613 £507 £547
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 34
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -13.43% +8.06%
10th Percentile £13.20 £10.29 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.50 £46.63
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -9.01% +19.20%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +4 54 £161 -51.87% 5
Gatwick +11 19 £425 +24.09% 2
Worthing -14 18 £450 +44.00% 2
Horsham -4 13 £120 -63.08% 2
Haywards Heath +2 3 - - 1
Burgess Hill +11 2 £235 -14.55% 4
Chichester +6 2 £350 +50.54% 2
East Grinstead +6 2 £418 -1.76% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea 0 1 £78 -77.54%
Littlehampton - 1 - - 1
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 82 (66.13%) Active Directory
2 55 (44.35%) Microsoft
3 40 (32.26%) VMware
3 40 (32.26%) Windows Server
4 34 (27.42%) Windows 7
5 33 (26.61%) ITIL
6 32 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
7 31 (25.00%) Linux
7 31 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 28 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (21.77%) Citrix
10 25 (20.16%) Office 365
11 20 (16.13%) HP
12 19 (15.32%) Windows 10
13 18 (14.52%) SLA
13 18 (14.52%) DHCP
13 18 (14.52%) SQL
14 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (13.71%) Migration
14 17 (13.71%) SCCM
15 15 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (12.10%) Hyper-V
16 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (11.29%) DNS
17 13 (10.48%) TCP/IP
17 13 (10.48%) Cisco
17 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
17 13 (10.48%) MCSE
17 13 (10.48%) SC Cleared
17 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared

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 31 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.03%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.23%) Apache
6 3 (2.42%) IIS
6 3 (2.42%) nginx
6 3 (2.42%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.61%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.61%) JBoss
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.81%) Primavera
1 1 (0.81%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.16%) Office 365
2 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.42%) GitHub
4 3 (2.42%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.42%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.52%) DHCP
2 14 (11.29%) DNS
3 13 (10.48%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.87%) Remote Desktop
4 11 (8.87%) SAN
5 9 (7.26%) IP Telephony
5 9 (7.26%) LAN
6 8 (6.45%) Firewall
7 7 (5.65%) VoIP
8 6 (4.84%) WAN
9 5 (4.03%) VPN
10 4 (3.23%) VLAN
10 4 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.42%) 3G
11 3 (2.42%) 4G
11 3 (2.42%) ADSL
11 3 (2.42%) HTTP
11 3 (2.42%) SMS
11 3 (2.42%) SSL
12 2 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.42%) MySQL
2 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) Redis
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Bitbucket
1 5 (4.03%) SonarQube
2 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.23%) Gatling
2 4 (3.23%) Selenium
3 3 (2.42%) Ant
3 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.42%) Grunt
3 3 (2.42%) gulp
3 3 (2.42%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (2.42%) Sublime Text
4 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (0.81%) Appium
5 1 (0.81%) Calabash
5 1 (0.81%) MSI
5 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 7 (5.65%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Publishing
3 2 (1.61%) Advertising
3 2 (1.61%) Back Office
3 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.61%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (31.45%) Analyst
2 21 (16.94%) Support Analyst
3 18 (14.52%) 1st Line Support
4 17 (13.71%) IT Analyst
5 16 (12.90%) Support Engineer
6 14 (11.29%) Architect
7 10 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (7.26%) Consultant
8 9 (7.26%) Desktop Support
8 9 (7.26%) IT Support
9 8 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.45%) Service Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) IT Operations Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Operations Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.84%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) XML
2 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.42%) CSS
2 3 (2.42%) Gherkin
2 3 (2.42%) J2EE
2 3 (2.42%) jQuery
2 3 (2.42%) JSON
2 3 (2.42%) Node.js
2 3 (2.42%) Play Framework
2 3 (2.42%) Servlets
3 2 (1.61%) EJB
3 2 (1.61%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.61%) HTML
3 2 (1.61%) HTML5
3 2 (1.61%) J2SE
3 2 (1.61%) Middleware
3 2 (1.61%) REST
3 2 (1.61%) SOAP
3 2 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (0.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.84%) Clustering
2 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.42%) AS400
3 3 (2.42%) CMDB
3 3 (2.42%) iSeries
3 3 (2.42%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.61%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.61%) PKI
4 2 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) EPoS
5 1 (0.81%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.26%) Windows Server
2 34 (27.42%) Windows 7
3 31 (25.00%) Linux
4 28 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (15.32%) Windows 10
6 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.65%) Unix
9 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.61%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.81%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.61%) ITIL
2 17 (13.71%) Migration
3 12 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 11 (8.87%) Incident Management
4 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.06%) Test Automation
6 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (7.26%) DevOps
6 9 (7.26%) Service Management
6 9 (7.26%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.65%) Data Management
7 7 (5.65%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.65%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.65%) QMS
7 7 (5.65%) Quality Management
8 6 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (4.84%) High Availability
8 6 (4.84%) Patch Management
8 6 (4.84%) SDLC
8 6 (4.84%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.52%) SQL
2 6 (4.84%) Java
3 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.23%) Scala
4 3 (2.42%) C#
4 3 (2.42%) Groovy
4 3 (2.42%) Haskell
4 3 (2.42%) Perl
4 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.42%) Python
4 3 (2.42%) Ruby
4 3 (2.42%) VBScript
5 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.48%) MCSE
2 13 (10.48%) SC Cleared
2 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.45%) Degree
4 7 (5.65%) MCSA
5 6 (4.84%) CCNA
5 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.42%) CISM
7 3 (2.42%) CISSP
7 3 (2.42%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.42%) PMP
7 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.61%) MCITP
8 2 (1.61%) MCP
9 1 (0.81%) CCA
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.81%) ISEB
9 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.52%) SLA
2 7 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.61%) QA
5 1 (0.81%) PMO
5 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (66.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.10%) Hyper-V
2 15 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (7.26%) XenApp
5 4 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.23%) XenServer
6 3 (2.42%) Docker
6 3 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.61%) iptables
8 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) SCCM
2 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.23%) EdgeSight
4 3 (2.42%) Grafana
4 3 (2.42%) Kibana
4 3 (2.42%) Puppet
4 3 (2.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.42%) WSUS
5 2 (1.61%) vRealize
6 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 55 (44.35%) Microsoft
2 40 (32.26%) VMware
3 27 (21.77%) Citrix
4 20 (16.13%) HP
5 13 (10.48%) Cisco
6 6 (4.84%) 3PAR
6 6 (4.84%) Dell
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle
8 4 (3.23%) AppSense
8 4 (3.23%) NetApp
9 3 (2.42%) Apple
9 3 (2.42%) Draytek
9 3 (2.42%) Google
9 3 (2.42%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.42%) Symantec
9 3 (2.42%) webMethods
10 2 (1.61%) Computacenter
10 2 (1.61%) IBM
10 2 (1.61%) Lotus
10 2 (1.61%) Wyse