The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 33 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 13.58% 18.10% 6.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.46% 80.85% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -6.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 1
Average hourly rate £24.33 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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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
52 47 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 21.40% 22.38% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 6
Average daily rate £325 £306 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £14.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.38% +1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Windows 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.

1 36 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 32 (39.51%) Windows 7
3 24 (29.63%) ITIL
4 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
4 19 (23.46%) VMware
5 15 (18.52%) Cisco
5 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
6 14 (17.28%) Windows XP
6 14 (17.28%) C++
6 14 (17.28%) SAN
7 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (16.05%) DNS
8 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (14.81%) MS Office
9 11 (13.58%) Firewall
10 10 (12.35%) DHCP
11 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
11 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (9.88%) Automated Testing
12 8 (9.88%) .NET
12 8 (9.88%) SQL
13 7 (8.64%) VoIP
13 7 (8.64%) Clustering
13 7 (8.64%) Software Packaging
14 6 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (7.41%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.17%) SAS
4 4 (4.94%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) Apache
5 3 (3.70%) Documentum
5 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.70%) Captiva
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.23%) Lync
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.81%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) SAN
2 13 (16.05%) DNS
3 11 (13.58%) Firewall
4 10 (12.35%) DHCP
5 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.64%) VoIP
7 5 (6.17%) WAN
7 5 (6.17%) MPLS
7 5 (6.17%) VLAN
7 5 (6.17%) iSCSI
7 5 (6.17%) NAS
8 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.94%) LAN
9 3 (3.70%) LDAP
9 3 (3.70%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.47%) Wireless
11 1 (1.23%) OSPF
11 1 (1.23%) BGP
11 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) JUnit
1 4 (4.94%) CppUnit
1 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Support Analyst
3 15 (18.52%) Service Analyst
3 15 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Software Development Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Development Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) IT Support
8 5 (6.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) Software Packaging
3 4 (4.94%) COM+
4 3 (3.70%) Web Services
4 3 (3.70%) XML
4 3 (3.70%) J2ME
4 3 (3.70%) J2EE
5 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.47%) WinForms
6 1 (1.23%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Clustering
2 3 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.70%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) iPhone
4 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) GIS
4 1 (1.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Windows 7
2 14 (17.28%) Windows XP
3 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.41%) UNIX
6 4 (4.94%) Linux
7 3 (3.70%) Solaris
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.70%) Android
8 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.47%) SUSE
9 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) Automated Testing
3 6 (7.41%) Automation Testing
4 5 (6.17%) Document Management
5 4 (4.94%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.94%) CRM
6 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.70%) DevOps
6 3 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.47%) Workflow
7 2 (2.47%) Project Management
7 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.47%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.47%) Migration
7 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.47%) Scrum
7 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) C++
2 8 (9.88%) SQL
3 6 (7.41%) Java
3 6 (7.41%) Python
4 5 (6.17%) VC++
5 3 (3.70%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.41%) MCP
2 6 (7.41%) MCSE
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.17%) CCNA
4 4 (4.94%) CCA
4 4 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.47%) SCSA
6 2 (2.47%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.47%) Degree
7 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) VCDX
7 1 (1.23%) APMP
7 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) XenApp
3 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
3 4 (4.94%) vCloud
4 3 (3.70%) Veritas File System
4 3 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) Nagios
3 2 (2.47%) NetCrunch
3 2 (2.47%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
1 19 (23.46%) VMware
2 15 (18.52%) Cisco
3 5 (6.17%) EMC
3 5 (6.17%) Citrix
3 5 (6.17%) HP
4 4 (4.94%) Avaya
4 4 (4.94%) Juniper
4 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.70%) Akamai
5 3 (3.70%) Syclo
5 3 (3.70%) ForgeRock
5 3 (3.70%) CommVault
5 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (3.70%) Veritas
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.70%) Remedy
6 2 (2.47%) Apple
6 2 (2.47%) Dell