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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.30% 3.42% 6.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 19.15% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate - £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.18% -3.67%
Windows 7
East Sussex

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
38 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 24.68% 17.87% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 14
Average daily rate £325 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £26.60 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.79% +160.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 8 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) IIS
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) Change Control
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) EMC
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Splunk
6 3 (27.27%) NetCrunch
6 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
6 3 (27.27%) COM+
6 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (45.45%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Technician
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Technician
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
2 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Control
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (27.27%) NetCrunch
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Wyse