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 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 2 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 39 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.26% 20.89% 7.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.58% 76.74% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £245 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £105 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.45
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
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
53 43 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 23.45% 27.22% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 8
Average daily rate £300 £250 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £105 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £345 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 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 27 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 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.99%) VMware
3 18 (26.09%) SAN
4 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
5 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.29%) Linux
6 13 (18.84%) Python
6 13 (18.84%) C++
6 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
6 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (17.39%) Automation Testing
7 12 (17.39%) VC++
7 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 12 (17.39%) Scrum
8 11 (15.94%) Clustering
9 10 (14.49%) Firewall
9 10 (14.49%) Cisco
9 10 (14.49%) ITIL
9 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
10 9 (13.04%) DNS
11 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
11 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.59%) Migration
12 7 (10.14%) Finance
12 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
12 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (10.14%) SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.70%) Apache
3 6 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (7.25%) IIS
5 3 (4.35%) SAS
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.90%) Lync
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.45%) CMS
7 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) assyst
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) SAN
2 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.49%) Firewall
4 9 (13.04%) DNS
5 7 (10.14%) iSCSI
5 7 (10.14%) VoIP
6 5 (7.25%) WAN
6 5 (7.25%) LDAP
6 5 (7.25%) LAN
7 4 (5.80%) VPN
8 3 (4.35%) DHCP
8 3 (4.35%) NAS
8 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.90%) VLAN
9 2 (2.90%) Extranet
10 1 (1.45%) MPLS
10 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.45%) Network Security
10 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) Trac
3 1 (1.45%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Server Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) HTML
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) CSS
2 2 (2.90%) WCF
2 2 (2.90%) jQuery
2 2 (2.90%) HTML5
2 2 (2.90%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.90%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.45%) XSLT
3 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Clustering
2 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) PDA
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
1 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
2 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.14%) UNIX
5 6 (8.70%) Solaris
6 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.35%) AIX
7 3 (4.35%) SUSE
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
3 12 (17.39%) Automation Testing
3 12 (17.39%) Scrum
4 10 (14.49%) ITIL
5 8 (11.59%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.25%) Change Management
7 4 (5.80%) Validation
7 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.80%) MSF
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) Server Hardening
7 4 (5.80%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.35%) Coaching
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.35%) CRM
9 2 (2.90%) OOP
9 2 (2.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) C++
1 13 (18.84%) Python
2 12 (17.39%) VC++
3 7 (10.14%) SQL
4 3 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.90%) VB
5 2 (2.90%) VB6
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) SCSA
2 4 (5.80%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.35%) CCNA
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.90%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Veritas File System
3 5 (7.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.90%) vCloud
5 2 (2.90%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) Nessus
2 3 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.90%) vMotion
3 2 (2.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.99%) VMware
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco
4 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.70%) Avaya
6 5 (7.25%) Veritas
6 5 (7.25%) IBM
6 5 (7.25%) EMC
7 4 (5.80%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) Sun
7 4 (5.80%) Dell
7 4 (5.80%) CommVault
7 4 (5.80%) Veeam
8 3 (4.35%) Sitecore
8 3 (4.35%) Akamai
8 3 (4.35%) ForgeRock
8 3 (4.35%) Remedy
8 3 (4.35%) HP
9 2 (2.90%) Juniper
9 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
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