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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 6.06% 6.87% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 27.27% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £328 £110 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+197.72% -73.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £110 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £110 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
Windows 7
West Sussex

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
66 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 40.00% 25.19% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 17 14
Average daily rate £356 £333 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £14.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.62% -44.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) SCCM
4 8 (30.77%) Migration
4 8 (30.77%) MS Office
5 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 4 (15.38%) Dell
8 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 3 (11.54%) MSI
9 3 (11.54%) Remedy
9 3 (11.54%) Lotus
9 3 (11.54%) IBM Domino
9 3 (11.54%) Office 365
9 3 (11.54%) Application Discovery
10 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
10 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
10 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 2 (7.69%) ActiveX

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (11.54%) IBM Domino
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
2 2 (7.69%) AdminStudio
2 2 (7.69%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Rollout Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Packager
6 2 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Rollout Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Application Discovery
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) VB
1 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) P3O
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) Dell
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Lotus
4 3 (11.54%) Remedy
5 2 (7.69%) Apple
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.85%) CommVault
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Veeam