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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 43 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 24.16% 11.68% 10.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.44% 84.21% 57.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 9
Average daily rate £250 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £368 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £409 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
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
57 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 32.02% 13.87% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 24
Average daily rate £250 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £370 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.86% +55.76%
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 24 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 24 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 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 33 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
4 23 (31.94%) MS Office
4 23 (31.94%) Windows XP
5 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (23.61%) .NET
7 16 (22.22%) SQL
7 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 16 (22.22%) VMware
8 14 (19.44%) C#
8 14 (19.44%) Visual Studio
8 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (16.67%) HTML
9 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 12 (16.67%) XML
9 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (16.67%) WinForms
9 12 (16.67%) Scrum
10 11 (15.28%) TDD
10 11 (15.28%) NUnit
10 11 (15.28%) Subversion
10 11 (15.28%) jQuery
10 11 (15.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (15.28%) LINQ
10 11 (15.28%) Hudson
10 11 (15.28%) SpecFlow
10 11 (15.28%) Jenkins

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (8.33%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.39%) MTS
5 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (31.94%) MS Office
2 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) VPN
2 5 (6.94%) DHCP
3 3 (4.17%) LAN
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) SAN
3 3 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) Firewall
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.39%) SSH
5 1 (1.39%) IMAP
5 1 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.28%) NUnit
2 11 (15.28%) Subversion
2 11 (15.28%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (15.28%) Hudson
2 11 (15.28%) SpecFlow
2 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Developer
2 11 (15.28%) Software Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 8 (11.11%) Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Programmer
5 7 (9.72%) .NET Programmer
5 7 (9.72%) Software Programmer
5 7 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (9.72%) C# Programmer
5 7 (9.72%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) C++ Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) .NET
2 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.67%) WinForms
3 12 (16.67%) XML
3 12 (16.67%) HTML
4 11 (15.28%) LINQ
4 11 (15.28%) jQuery
5 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.33%) Software Packaging
7 5 (6.94%) WCF
7 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (4.17%) COM+
9 2 (2.78%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (1.39%) X-Windows
10 1 (1.39%) HTML5
10 1 (1.39%) DCOM
10 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.39%) WPF
10 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (2.78%) iPhone
1 2 (2.78%) iPad
2 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.83%) Windows 7
2 23 (31.94%) Windows XP
3 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.56%) Linux
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.78%) SUSE
8 1 (1.39%) Debian
8 1 (1.39%) Gentoo
8 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Scrum
1 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (15.28%) TDD
3 8 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (6.94%) Automation Testing
5 4 (5.56%) MVC
5 4 (5.56%) Migration
5 4 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (4.17%) Web Development
6 3 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.17%) Load Testing
6 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.17%) DSDM
7 2 (2.78%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.39%) User Stories
8 1 (1.39%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.39%) Project Management
8 1 (1.39%) Service Management
8 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 14 (19.44%) C#
3 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.94%) C++
4 5 (6.94%) VB
4 5 (6.94%) VB6
5 2 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) Korn
6 1 (1.39%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.39%) C-shell
6 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.94%) MCSE
3 4 (5.56%) CCNA
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) MCSA
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) MCITP
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.33%) vSphere
3 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.22%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Citrix
4 8 (11.11%) HP
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (2.78%) IronPort
5 2 (2.78%) EMC
5 2 (2.78%) NetApp
5 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (1.39%) CQG
6 1 (1.39%) Kofax
6 1 (1.39%) Reuters
6 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
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