The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 24.24% 17.18% 18.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.42% 82.35% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 24
Average daily rate
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£108 £279 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.43% -19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £470 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -69.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Windows
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
31 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 31.31% 20.86% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 28
Average daily rate £394 £281 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +9.75%
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 Crawley

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 31 (50.00%) MS Office
1 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (43.55%) Windows 7
3 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
4 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (24.19%) ITIL
6 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
6 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
8 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (17.74%) Mac OS X
9 11 (17.74%) Blackberry
9 11 (17.74%) SCCM
10 9 (14.52%) iPhone
10 9 (14.52%) iPad
10 9 (14.52%) VMware
10 9 (14.52%) Linux
11 8 (12.90%) MCSE
11 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
11 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (11.29%) Software Deployment
12 7 (11.29%) Office 365
12 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (11.29%) Firewall
12 7 (11.29%) Project Management
12 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
12 7 (11.29%) LAN
12 7 (11.29%) Citrix
12 7 (11.29%) DHCP
12 7 (11.29%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.61%) CICS
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (50.00%) MS Office
2 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
1 7 (11.29%) LAN
1 7 (11.29%) DHCP
1 7 (11.29%) DNS
2 6 (9.68%) VPN
3 5 (8.06%) SNMP
4 4 (6.45%) Internet
4 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.84%) WAN
5 3 (4.84%) SAN
5 3 (4.84%) Wireless
6 2 (3.23%) MPLS
6 2 (3.23%) PBX
6 2 (3.23%) VoIP
6 2 (3.23%) LDAP
6 2 (3.23%) Network Security
7 1 (1.61%) DMVPN
7 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
1 1 (1.61%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 16 (25.81%) Support Engineer
3 15 (24.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (20.97%) Support Analyst
5 11 (17.74%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (12.90%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (9.68%) Desktop Support
9 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Administrator
10 4 (6.45%) IT Support
11 3 (4.84%) Consultant
11 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Desktop Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Windows Administrator
11 3 (4.84%) Deskside Support
12 2 (3.23%) Network Specialist
12 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Advisor
12 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 2 (3.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) LAMP
2 1 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Blackberry
2 9 (14.52%) iPhone
2 9 (14.52%) iPad
3 4 (6.45%) CMDB
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) DataPower
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows 7
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (17.74%) Mac OS X
5 9 (14.52%) Linux
6 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.45%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.61%) UNIX
10 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITIL
2 7 (11.29%) Software Deployment
2 7 (11.29%) Project Management
3 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.45%) Service Management
4 4 (6.45%) Release Management
4 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) Change Management
6 2 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.23%) Migration
6 2 (3.23%) CRM
6 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.23%) Network Management
7 1 (1.61%) High Availability
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) C
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) VBScript
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.90%) MCSE
3 5 (8.06%) MCP
4 3 (4.84%) CCNA
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) PMP
6 1 (1.61%) CEH
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) P3O
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.61%) XenServer
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.61%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) Symantec
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco
5 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 3 (4.84%) Dell
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) Lotus
6 2 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Qualys
7 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) Sybase
7 1 (1.61%) McAfee