The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Brighton region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 21.12% 5.41% 7.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 55.56% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 4
Average daily rate
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£238 £230 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% -30.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £210 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.26 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £13.50 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 27.16% 9.73% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 11
Average daily rate £150 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £210 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £13.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
East Sussex

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 42 (46.67%) Windows 7
2 34 (37.78%) Active Directory
3 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 21 (23.33%) MS Office
5 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 18 (20.00%) ITIL
7 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (17.78%) VMware
9 15 (16.67%) Citrix
10 12 (13.33%) SQL
11 11 (12.22%) C++
11 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
12 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 8 (8.89%) .NET
14 8 (8.89%) Software Packaging
15 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
15 7 (7.78%) MCSE
16 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
16 6 (6.67%) C#
16 6 (6.67%) XML
16 6 (6.67%) SLA
16 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (5.56%) Automation Testing
17 5 (5.56%) SAN
17 5 (5.56%) DNS
17 5 (5.56%) MCP
17 5 (5.56%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.44%) IIS
4 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.33%) Documentum
4 3 (3.33%) Captiva
5 2 (2.22%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) MS Office
2 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) WAN
1 5 (5.56%) DHCP
1 5 (5.56%) DNS
1 5 (5.56%) SAN
2 3 (3.33%) LAN
2 3 (3.33%) Firewall
2 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.22%) VPN
3 2 (2.22%) VoIP
3 2 (2.22%) Extranet
3 2 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.33%) NUnit
2 3 (3.33%) Subversion
2 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (3.33%) Hudson
2 3 (3.33%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Service Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (8.89%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (8.89%) IT Support
7 7 (7.78%) C++ Developer
7 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.78%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Citrix Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Software Development Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.44%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) .NET
1 8 (8.89%) Software Packaging
2 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.67%) XML
4 4 (4.44%) WCF
4 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (4.44%) HTML
5 3 (3.33%) LINQ
5 3 (3.33%) jQuery
5 3 (3.33%) WinForms
5 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.22%) COM+
7 1 (1.11%) X-Windows
7 1 (1.11%) WPF
7 1 (1.11%) HTML5
7 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (46.67%) Windows 7
2 27 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) UNIX
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (5.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (5.56%) Automation Testing
3 4 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (3.33%) Web Development
4 3 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.33%) Scrum
4 3 (3.33%) TDD
4 3 (3.33%) Project Management
4 3 (3.33%) MVC
4 3 (3.33%) Migration
4 3 (3.33%) Load Testing
4 3 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.22%) Validation
5 2 (2.22%) Service Management
5 2 (2.22%) DSDM
5 2 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) C++
3 6 (6.67%) C#
4 4 (4.44%) VB
4 4 (4.44%) VB6
4 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.78%) MCSE
3 5 (5.56%) MCP
4 4 (4.44%) CCA
4 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.33%) MCSA
5 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.44%) XenApp
2 4 (4.44%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.33%) vSphere
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.78%) VMware
3 15 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (4.44%) HP
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (2.22%) EMC
6 2 (2.22%) CommVault
6 2 (2.22%) McAfee
7 1 (1.11%) Kofax
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