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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.98% 24.26% 11.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.47% 77.36% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £106 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £349 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.33
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +1.14%
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
49 53 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 23.11% 31.36% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 6
Average daily rate £300 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £105 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.31%) Active Directory
3 19 (29.23%) VMware
4 17 (26.15%) SAN
5 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
6 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
7 12 (18.46%) Linux
8 11 (16.92%) ITIL
8 11 (16.92%) Cisco
8 11 (16.92%) Clustering
8 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.38%) Firewall
9 10 (15.38%) Python
9 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (13.85%) Automation Testing
10 9 (13.85%) VC++
10 9 (13.85%) C++
10 9 (13.85%) DNS
10 9 (13.85%) Scrum
11 7 (10.77%) Migration
11 7 (10.77%) VoIP
11 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
11 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.77%) MS Office
11 7 (10.77%) UNIX
11 7 (10.77%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
2 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.62%) SAS
5 2 (3.08%) Lync
6 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) assyst
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) SAN
2 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.38%) Firewall
4 9 (13.85%) DNS
5 7 (10.77%) VoIP
6 6 (9.23%) iSCSI
7 5 (7.69%) WAN
7 5 (7.69%) VPN
7 5 (7.69%) LAN
7 5 (7.69%) LDAP
8 3 (4.62%) NAS
8 3 (4.62%) VLAN
8 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.62%) DHCP
9 2 (3.08%) Extranet
9 2 (3.08%) MPLS
10 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.54%) Network Security
10 1 (1.54%) BGP
10 1 (1.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Trac
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Software Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Support Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (9.23%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) IT Support
6 5 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) CSS
2 2 (3.08%) WCF
2 2 (3.08%) jQuery
2 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.08%) HTML5
2 2 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (3.08%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) EqualLogic
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) PDA
4 1 (1.54%) GIS
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
2 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.46%) Linux
4 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.77%) UNIX
6 6 (9.23%) Solaris
7 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.15%) SUSE
9 3 (4.62%) AIX
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) ITIL
1 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 9 (13.85%) Automation Testing
3 9 (13.85%) Scrum
4 7 (10.77%) Migration
5 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.69%) Change Management
6 4 (6.15%) Validation
6 4 (6.15%) MSF
6 4 (6.15%) DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.62%) Coaching
7 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.62%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.62%) CRM
8 2 (3.08%) OOP
8 2 (3.08%) OO
8 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.08%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) Python
2 9 (13.85%) VC++
2 9 (13.85%) C++
3 6 (9.23%) SQL
4 3 (4.62%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.08%) VB
5 2 (3.08%) VB6
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Sun Certification
2 4 (6.15%) SCSA
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.62%) CCNA
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (32.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) Veritas File System
3 5 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.62%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) vCloud
6 1 (1.54%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (4.62%) Nessus
3 2 (3.08%) Nagios
3 2 (3.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.23%) VMware
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.23%) Avaya
6 5 (7.69%) Veritas
6 5 (7.69%) EMC
6 5 (7.69%) IBM
7 4 (6.15%) Sun
7 4 (6.15%) Citrix
8 3 (4.62%) Akamai
8 3 (4.62%) ForgeRock
8 3 (4.62%) Veeam
8 3 (4.62%) Sitecore
8 3 (4.62%) CommVault
8 3 (4.62%) Remedy
8 3 (4.62%) HP
8 3 (4.62%) Dell
9 2 (3.08%) Juniper
9 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds