The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.57% 17.19% 20.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 73.08% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 20
Median daily rate £488 £300 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £142 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £22.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +54.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Windows
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
28 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 13.15% 23.53% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 24
Median daily rate £400 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +12.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
2 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
3 16 (43.24%) VMware
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (29.73%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (27.03%) Finance
6 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
7 9 (24.32%) SAN
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (18.92%) SaaS
9 7 (18.92%) Firewall
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL
11 5 (13.51%) EMC
11 5 (13.51%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (13.51%) vCloud
11 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
12 4 (10.81%) vSphere
12 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (10.81%) NAS
12 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
12 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
12 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (10.81%) Sybase

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.92%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.81%) NAS
4 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) DHCP
5 3 (8.11%) DNS
5 3 (8.11%) VLAN
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
1 1 (2.70%) MSTest
1 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Administrator
2 12 (32.43%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (27.03%) Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Administrator
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Server Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Windows Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Server Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Server Support
6 4 (10.81%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server Support
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.70%) AutoMapper
1 1 (2.70%) COM+
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) HTML5
1 1 (2.70%) jQuery
1 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (2.70%) RESTful
1 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) CMDB
2 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) VMS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.41%) CRM
3 2 (5.41%) Document Management
3 2 (5.41%) High Availability
3 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.70%) Information Management
4 1 (2.70%) ITSM
4 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) MVC
4 1 (2.70%) OO
4 1 (2.70%) OOP
4 1 (2.70%) TDD
4 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) DCL
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) MCSE
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) CCNP
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) vCloud
4 4 (10.81%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.41%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (8.11%) vMotion
3 2 (5.41%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) EMC
4 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
5 4 (10.81%) Sybase
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Acronis
7 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) MuleSoft