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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 21.74% 15.79% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£138 £150 £189
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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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 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 47.83% 26.32% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Average daily rate £350 £150 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 19 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) APMP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) APMP
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel