The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Brighton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 23.04% 11.63% 11.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.58% 83.33% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 9
Average daily rate £250 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £410 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.94 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.64% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £16.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.09 £22.40 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 18 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 30.89% 13.95% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 23
Average daily rate £270 £413 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £385 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.86% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.44 £22.17 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
East Sussex

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
1 37 (45.68%) Windows 7
2 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
3 25 (30.86%) MS Office
4 24 (29.63%) Windows XP
5 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.22%) .NET
7 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET
7 17 (20.99%) VMware
8 16 (19.75%) SQL
9 15 (18.52%) C#
9 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (17.28%) Visual Studio
10 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
11 13 (16.05%) XML
11 13 (16.05%) Scrum
12 12 (14.81%) HTML
12 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (14.81%) WinForms
12 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (13.58%) LINQ
13 11 (13.58%) jQuery
13 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (13.58%) TDD
13 11 (13.58%) NUnit
13 11 (13.58%) Subversion
13 11 (13.58%) Hudson
13 11 (13.58%) SpecFlow
13 11 (13.58%) Jenkins

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.41%) IIS
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.47%) Lync
3 2 (2.47%) MTS
4 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (30.86%) MS Office
2 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) VPN
2 5 (6.17%) DHCP
3 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.94%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) WAN
4 3 (3.70%) LAN
4 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (2.47%) Firewall
5 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.23%) SNMP
6 1 (1.23%) PBX
6 1 (1.23%) IPv4
6 1 (1.23%) IPv6
6 1 (1.23%) DPNSS
6 1 (1.23%) MPLS
6 1 (1.23%) QSIG
6 1 (1.23%) H.323
6 1 (1.23%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (13.58%) NUnit
2 11 (13.58%) Subversion
2 11 (13.58%) Hudson
2 11 (13.58%) SpecFlow
2 11 (13.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Developer
2 11 (13.58%) Software Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 9 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.64%) Programmer
6 7 (8.64%) Software Programmer
6 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.64%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (8.64%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.64%) C# Programmer
7 6 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) .NET
2 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.05%) XML
4 12 (14.81%) HTML
4 12 (14.81%) WinForms
5 11 (13.58%) LINQ
5 11 (13.58%) jQuery
6 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (7.41%) Software Packaging
7 6 (7.41%) WCF
8 4 (4.94%) COM+
9 3 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (2.47%) DCOM
10 2 (2.47%) ADO.NET
11 1 (1.23%) Web Services
11 1 (1.23%) X-Windows
11 1 (1.23%) WPF
11 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Copywriting
2 2 (2.47%) iPad
2 2 (2.47%) iPhone
2 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.23%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Windows 7
2 24 (29.63%) Windows XP
3 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.41%) Linux
6 3 (3.70%) SUSE
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) UNIX
8 1 (1.23%) Debian
8 1 (1.23%) Gentoo
8 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) Scrum
2 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (13.58%) TDD
4 9 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (6.17%) Migration
5 5 (6.17%) Automation Testing
6 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (4.94%) MVC
6 4 (4.94%) DSDM
7 3 (3.70%) Project Management
7 3 (3.70%) Web Development
7 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (3.70%) Load Testing
7 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.47%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.23%) OOP
9 1 (1.23%) OO
9 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) SQL
2 15 (18.52%) C#
3 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.41%) VB6
4 6 (7.41%) VB
5 5 (6.17%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) AWK
7 1 (1.23%) Korn
7 1 (1.23%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.17%) MCSE
2 5 (6.17%) CCNA
2 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.47%) MCP
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) CCIE
4 1 (1.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CCVP
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.47%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.23%) Xen
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.99%) VMware
3 10 (12.35%) Citrix
3 10 (12.35%) Cisco
4 8 (9.88%) HP
5 2 (2.47%) IronPort
5 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.47%) McAfee
5 2 (2.47%) NetApp
5 2 (2.47%) EMC
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.23%) Avaya
6 1 (1.23%) Kofax
6 1 (1.23%) Reuters
6 1 (1.23%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.23%) CQG
6 1 (1.23%) Verint
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