The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 16 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 3.74% 9.36% 13.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 64.71% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 16
Median daily rate £150 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.42% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £270 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.63 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.09% +1.66%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16 34 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 8.56% 14.47% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 27
Median daily rate £328 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.65% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Brighton

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Brighton

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Brighton over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Brighton

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Clustering
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) WSUS
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) CentOS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) MVC
1 2 (15.38%) OO
1 2 (15.38%) OOD
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) vCloud
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Perforce
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