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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.37% 9.39% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.28% 40.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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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
47 50 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.52% 23.47% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 6
Average daily rate £325 £290 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -25.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £150 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £14.06 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (50.00%) ITIL
4 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
5 12 (37.50%) MS Office
6 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) VMware
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco
8 7 (21.88%) Software Packaging
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.63%) EMC
10 5 (15.63%) SAN
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
10 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (12.50%) COM+
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) IIS
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
12 3 (9.38%) MCP
12 3 (9.38%) LAN
12 3 (9.38%) WAN
12 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Office
2 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) OSPF
5 1 (3.13%) BGP
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Service Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Support Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (15.63%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Software Packaging
2 4 (12.50%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) SUSE
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.13%) ITSM
3 1 (3.13%) Document Management
3 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.38%) MCP
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) NetCrunch
2 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) BT