The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 30.00% 2.78% 21.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.82% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Windows
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Horsham region.

Operating Systems Category
Horsham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 36.67% 8.33% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Horsham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Horsham region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Horsham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Horsham region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Horsham

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Horsham region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Horsham 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 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) APMP
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Verint
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) MCDST
5 1 (9.09%) WFM
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Horsham 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) WS-I
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) UML
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
2 1 (9.09%) WFM
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) APMP
3 1 (9.09%) MCDST
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Verint
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Genesys