The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.30% 9.24% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 32.69% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate
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£135 £105 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £205 £280
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £21.15 £14.69 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.96% +8.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 52 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 21.48% 28.26% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 11
Average daily rate £325 £150 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £104 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Brighton region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Brighton region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
6 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
6 7 (41.18%) EMC
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (35.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 6 (35.29%) IIS
8 5 (29.41%) SAN
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (29.41%) Change Control
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 3 (17.65%) MS Office
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
11 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
3 6 (35.29%) IIS
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Trac
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
1 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (5.88%) PDA
1 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (5.88%) CMDB
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco