The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 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 7
Rank 8 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.40% 8.03% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.15% 29.73% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£108 £138 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -66.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -10.34%
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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 Crawley region.

Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 23.68% 27.01% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 20
Average daily rate £400 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Crawley region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Crawley region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing Windows 7 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 7.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (59.26%) MS Office
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) ITIL
6 8 (29.63%) iPhone
6 8 (29.63%) iPad
6 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
6 8 (29.63%) Blackberry
7 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
7 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.93%) SCCM
8 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.81%) Citrix
9 4 (14.81%) Symantec
9 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
10 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (11.11%) QA
10 3 (11.11%) CMDB
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (11.11%) Dell
10 3 (11.11%) MCSE
10 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.11%) LAN
10 3 (11.11%) VPN
10 3 (11.11%) Release Management
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing Windows 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (59.26%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) SNMP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
1 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Support Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
5 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Deskside Support
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Blackberry
1 8 (29.63%) iPhone
1 8 (29.63%) iPad
2 3 (11.11%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Release Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) VBScript
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Symantec
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) Lotus
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) HP