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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.47% 6.97% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.45% 33.33% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -26.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
Windows 7
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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
44 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.99% 20.90% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 9
Average daily rate £350 £288 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £110 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £14.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.68% +1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) MS Office
5 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (21.74%) Software Packaging
8 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
8 5 (21.74%) EMC
8 5 (21.74%) SAN
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (17.39%) COM+
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) IIS
9 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.04%) MCP
10 3 (13.04%) LAN
10 3 (13.04%) WAN
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
11 2 (8.70%) MPLS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) MPLS
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.35%) OSPF
5 1 (4.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Trac
2 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Service Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) IT Support
5 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Technician
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Software Packaging
2 4 (17.39%) COM+
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) SUSE
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
3 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.35%) ITSM
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
3 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Document Management
3 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) VBScript
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) NetCrunch
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) BT
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Apple