The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Crawley region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 18.25% 13.97% 8.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.14% 89.29% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 14
Average daily rate £378 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -2.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 22.22% 15.64% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 18
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £438 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £19.25 £13.00 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% -7.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
West Sussex

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 17 (35.42%) VMware
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 14 (29.17%) Linux
4 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
5 12 (25.00%) Project Management
6 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
7 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 9 (18.75%) Migration
9 8 (16.67%) MS Office
9 8 (16.67%) Citrix
10 7 (14.58%) ITIL
10 7 (14.58%) Scrum
10 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
11 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
11 6 (12.50%) Signal Processing
11 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.50%) DICOM
11 6 (12.50%) LynxOS
11 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 6 (12.50%) C++
11 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 6 (12.50%) OOD
11 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Project
3 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) DHCP
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) SAN
3 2 (4.17%) Intranet
3 2 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) VLAN
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.17%) DTS
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Military
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Training Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Business Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) POSIX
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (4.17%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) Classic ASP
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.17%) PMI
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.50%) LynxOS
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (18.75%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Scrum
3 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 6 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 6 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.50%) OOD
4 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (12.50%) OO
5 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Budget Control
8 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (4.17%) VB6
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) VB
3 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.25%) MCSE
2 3 (6.25%) MCSA
2 3 (6.25%) MCTS
2 3 (6.25%) MCITP
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) MCDST
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) DICOM
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) VMware
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.67%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) EMC
4 6 (12.50%) Intel
4 6 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) SOTI
7 1 (2.08%) Kaseya
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