The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Horsham 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 11.11% 25.00% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 70.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£203 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £23.21 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.29%
Operating Systems Category
Horsham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 11.11% 35.71% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate £203 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.49% -1.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £23.21 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows
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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
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 21 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support
1 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) BT