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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 29 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.15% 14.93% 9.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.44% 75.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £110 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £399 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -9.37%
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
45 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.31% 19.90% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 8
Average daily rate £350 £288 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £110 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 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 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
1 24 (34.78%) Windows 7
2 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.54%) ITIL
3 18 (26.09%) VMware
4 17 (24.64%) Cisco
5 16 (23.19%) SAN
6 12 (17.39%) Firewall
6 12 (17.39%) Clustering
6 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 12 (17.39%) C++
6 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 11 (15.94%) Windows XP
7 11 (15.94%) DNS
8 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (14.49%) MS Office
8 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
9 9 (13.04%) Linux
9 9 (13.04%) VoIP
10 8 (11.59%) Python
10 8 (11.59%) .NET
10 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (10.14%) Automation Testing
11 7 (10.14%) SQL
11 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
11 7 (10.14%) Avaya
12 6 (8.70%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (7.25%) Apache
4 5 (7.25%) SAS
5 4 (5.80%) IIS
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.45%) Lync
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) SAN
2 12 (17.39%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.94%) DNS
4 9 (13.04%) VoIP
5 6 (8.70%) DHCP
6 5 (7.25%) VLAN
6 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
6 5 (7.25%) NAS
6 5 (7.25%) LDAP
7 4 (5.80%) MPLS
7 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.35%) LAN
8 3 (4.35%) WAN
9 2 (2.90%) Extranet
9 2 (2.90%) Wireless
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.45%) BGP
10 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JUnit
1 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.80%) CppUnit
2 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) Trac
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Publishing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Support Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) IT Support
6 5 (7.25%) Development Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Development Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (5.80%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) Software Packaging
3 4 (5.80%) COM+
4 3 (4.35%) J2ME
4 3 (4.35%) J2EE
4 3 (4.35%) Web Services
5 2 (2.90%) WinForms
5 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.45%) BREW
6 1 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) iPhone
4 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows 7
2 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (15.94%) Windows XP
4 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.04%) Linux
6 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.25%) Solaris
6 5 (7.25%) UNIX
7 4 (5.80%) SUSE
8 3 (4.35%) Android
8 3 (4.35%) AIX
9 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Automation Testing
3 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
4 5 (7.25%) Document Management
4 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.80%) CRM
5 4 (5.80%) Change Management
5 4 (5.80%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.35%) MSF
6 3 (4.35%) DevOps
6 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.35%) Scrum
6 3 (4.35%) Migration
6 3 (4.35%) Validation
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.90%) Workflow
7 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) C++
2 8 (11.59%) Python
3 7 (10.14%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) VC++
5 3 (4.35%) C#
5 3 (4.35%) Java
6 2 (2.90%) VBScript
6 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (7.25%) MCSE
3 5 (7.25%) MCP
3 5 (7.25%) CCNA
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.80%) Sun Certification
4 4 (5.80%) Degree
4 4 (5.80%) SCSA
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) APMP
6 1 (1.45%) MCTS
6 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) VCDX
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Veritas File System
3 5 (7.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (5.80%) vCloud
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) Nagios
3 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.90%) NetCrunch
4 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) VMware
3 17 (24.64%) Cisco
4 7 (10.14%) Avaya
5 6 (8.70%) HP
6 5 (7.25%) EMC
6 5 (7.25%) IBM
6 5 (7.25%) Veritas
6 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.80%) Juniper
7 4 (5.80%) Sun
7 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.35%) Syclo
8 3 (4.35%) Akamai
8 3 (4.35%) ForgeRock
8 3 (4.35%) Sitecore
8 3 (4.35%) Remedy
9 2 (2.90%) Apple
9 2 (2.90%) CommVault
9 2 (2.90%) Citrix