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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.82% 8.00% 5.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.38% 56.00% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 3
Average daily rate
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£240 £235 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -42.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £294 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.51% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
65 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 23.64% 14.29% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 11
Average daily rate £240 £251 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.51% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 44 (48.89%) Windows 7
2 38 (42.22%) Active Directory
3 25 (27.78%) ITIL
4 23 (25.56%) Windows XP
5 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (22.22%) VMware
7 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
8 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (16.67%) C++
10 13 (14.44%) MS Office
10 13 (14.44%) SAN
11 12 (13.33%) Citrix
12 11 (12.22%) SQL
12 11 (12.22%) Software Packaging
13 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 9 (10.00%) MCSE
14 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 9 (10.00%) Cisco
15 8 (8.89%) DHCP
15 8 (8.89%) DNS
15 8 (8.89%) Automation Testing
16 7 (7.78%) EMC
16 7 (7.78%) MCP
17 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
17 6 (6.67%) Firewall
17 6 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
17 6 (6.67%) Mentoring

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.56%) IIS
4 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.33%) Documentum
4 3 (3.33%) Captiva
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.22%) SAS
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) SAN
2 8 (8.89%) DNS
2 8 (8.89%) DHCP
3 6 (6.67%) Firewall
4 5 (5.56%) WAN
5 4 (4.44%) VoIP
6 3 (3.33%) LAN
6 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.22%) NAS
7 2 (2.22%) VLAN
7 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.22%) Extranet
7 2 (2.22%) MPLS
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.33%) JUnit
2 3 (3.33%) CppUnit
General
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Analyst
2 18 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 18 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Developer
5 10 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) IT Support
8 5 (5.56%) Development Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Rollout Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) Software Packaging
2 4 (4.44%) COM+
3 3 (3.33%) XML
4 2 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) HTML
5 1 (1.11%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.11%) WinForms
5 1 (1.11%) WCF
5 1 (1.11%) WPF
5 1 (1.11%) HTML5
5 1 (1.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.89%) Windows 7
2 23 (25.56%) Windows XP
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.33%) UNIX
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) ITIL
2 8 (8.89%) Automation Testing
3 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (3.33%) Project Management
4 3 (3.33%) Migration
4 3 (3.33%) Document Management
5 2 (2.22%) CRM
5 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.22%) Validation
5 2 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (2.22%) Coaching
5 2 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.11%) Release Management
6 1 (1.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) C++
2 11 (12.22%) SQL
3 4 (4.44%) C#
4 3 (3.33%) Java
4 3 (3.33%) Python
5 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.22%) VBScript
6 1 (1.11%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.00%) MCSE
3 7 (7.78%) MCP
4 6 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.44%) CCA
5 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.33%) MCSA
6 3 (3.33%) CCNA
7 1 (1.11%) MCTS
7 1 (1.11%) MCITP
7 1 (1.11%) Degree
7 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) XenApp
3 4 (4.44%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.22%) vCloud
5 1 (1.11%) XenServer
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) NetCrunch
2 2 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.22%) VMware
3 12 (13.33%) Citrix
4 9 (10.00%) Cisco
5 7 (7.78%) EMC
6 3 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) Avaya
7 2 (2.22%) Juniper
7 2 (2.22%) CommVault
7 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.22%) Splunk
8 1 (1.11%) NetApp
8 1 (1.11%) McAfee
8 1 (1.11%) Dell
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