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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 20.00% 7.69% 32.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 25.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£250 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.87 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.45
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
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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
3 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 20.00% 30.77% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £250 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.87 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) WS-I
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) 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 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WS-I
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCDST
3 1 (9.09%) APMP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Genesys
3 1 (9.09%) Verint