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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 9.09% 28.57% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £201 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% -49.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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 Hove region.

Operating Systems Category
Hove
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 9.09% 28.57% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £250 £201 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% -49.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) CommVault