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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows 45 49 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.48% 21.12% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.36% 77.78% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £100 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £315 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.96% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
56 63 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.51% 27.16% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 11
Average daily rate £325 £150 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.96% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 43 (53.09%) Active Directory
2 40 (49.38%) VMware
3 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
4 34 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (40.74%) SAN
6 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
8 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 20 (24.69%) SQL
9 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
10 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
11 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
11 17 (20.99%) Finance
12 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
13 15 (18.52%) DNS
14 14 (17.28%) DHCP
14 14 (17.28%) LAN
14 14 (17.28%) IIS
14 14 (17.28%) VLAN
15 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (16.05%) Fibre Channel
15 13 (16.05%) IaaS
15 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
16 12 (14.81%) vCloud
16 12 (14.81%) vMotion
16 12 (14.81%) SaaS
16 12 (14.81%) PaaS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
4 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (17.28%) IIS
6 3 (3.70%) Lync
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.23%) Apache
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
3 4 (4.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (16.05%) IaaS
2 12 (14.81%) SaaS
2 12 (14.81%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (40.74%) SAN
2 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 15 (18.52%) DNS
3 14 (17.28%) DHCP
3 14 (17.28%) LAN
3 14 (17.28%) VLAN
4 13 (16.05%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (14.81%) NAS
6 10 (12.35%) WLAN
7 7 (8.64%) Firewall
8 6 (7.41%) VPN
9 4 (4.94%) WAN
9 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.47%) VoIP
11 1 (1.23%) Network Security
11 1 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Maven
1 2 (2.47%) Selenium
1 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.23%) Firebug
2 1 (1.23%) TestNG
2 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Analyst
2 14 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Administrator
5 6 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Developer
5 6 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Server Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior SQL DBA
8 3 (3.70%) Senior DBA
8 3 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) HTML
1 3 (3.70%) CSS
1 3 (3.70%) WCF
1 3 (3.70%) jQuery
1 3 (3.70%) HTML5
1 3 (3.70%) Entity Framework
1 3 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.47%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.23%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.23%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) EqualLogic
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.23%) PDA
5 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
3 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.41%) Linux
5 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.94%) UNIX
6 2 (2.47%) Solaris
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.11%) Migration
3 9 (11.11%) Scrum
3 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 9 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 8 (9.88%) ITIL
5 5 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (6.17%) Change Control
6 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.94%) Server Hardening
7 3 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.70%) OOP
7 3 (3.70%) OO
8 2 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.47%) Change Management
8 2 (2.47%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.47%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.47%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) SQL
2 11 (13.58%) C++
3 9 (11.11%) VC++
3 9 (11.11%) Python
4 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.94%) VB
5 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.70%) Java
5 3 (3.70%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) VB6
6 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.47%) C
7 1 (1.23%) VBScript
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (2.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
1 1 (1.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (53.09%) Active Directory
2 34 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.81%) vCloud
4 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.94%) XenApp
5 3 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) vMotion
2 6 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (6.17%) SCCM
4 3 (3.70%) Nessus
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 40 (49.38%) VMware
2 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.11%) EMC
4 7 (8.64%) Cisco
5 6 (7.41%) Citrix
5 6 (7.41%) Veeam
6 5 (6.17%) Dell
6 5 (6.17%) CommVault
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.47%) HP
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle
9 1 (1.23%) SAP
9 1 (1.23%) Avaya
9 1 (1.23%) Juniper
9 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.23%) Wyse
9 1 (1.23%) ProCurve
Brighton, East Sussex
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