The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hove region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 13.04% 20.00% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£318 £396 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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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 Hove region.

Operating Systems Category
Hove
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 13.04% 20.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £310 £396 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Hove

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Hove

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

Windows
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
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