The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 14.48% 12.11% 36.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 47.92% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 15
Median daily rate £358 £335 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +48.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £413 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 14
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
35 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 24.14% 25.26% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 19
Median daily rate £350 £370 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +64.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £186 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 14
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Crawley region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016, 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Windows.

1 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
2 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (43.75%) Windows Server
4 23 (35.94%) Windows 7
5 19 (29.69%) ITIL
6 17 (26.56%) Finance
6 17 (26.56%) PowerShell
6 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (25.00%) Migration
7 16 (25.00%) VMware
8 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
8 13 (20.31%) SCCM
9 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
9 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
10 10 (15.63%) Firewall
10 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (15.63%) Citrix
10 10 (15.63%) XenApp
10 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (14.06%) HP
12 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
12 8 (12.50%) VBScript
12 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (10.94%) Office 365
13 7 (10.94%) C
13 7 (10.94%) C#
13 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (10.94%) Regulatory Compliance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) SAS
3 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.94%) Office 365
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) Yammer
4 2 (3.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.56%) IaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) VPN
3 5 (7.81%) SAN
4 4 (6.25%) DHCP
4 4 (6.25%) DNS
4 4 (6.25%) LAN
4 4 (6.25%) WAN
5 3 (4.69%) MPLS
5 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.13%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.13%) Internet
6 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.13%) NAS
6 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (1.56%) Extranet
7 1 (1.56%) Intranet
7 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MSI
1 2 (3.13%) NUnit
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Back Office
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) IT Support
6 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.25%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Lync Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Network Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.13%) CSS
5 2 (3.13%) HTML
5 2 (3.13%) jQuery
5 2 (3.13%) XML
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.56%) REST
6 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.69%) BYOD
3 3 (4.69%) iSeries
3 3 (4.69%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) CMDB
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 23 (35.94%) Windows 7
3 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.38%) Linux
8 5 (7.81%) Unix
8 5 (7.81%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.69%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.56%) VMS
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Migration
3 7 (10.94%) Regulatory Compliance
4 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.25%) Change Management
6 4 (6.25%) Information Security
6 4 (6.25%) Security Management
6 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.69%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.69%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.69%) SDLC
7 3 (4.69%) Server Building
7 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.50%) VBScript
3 7 (10.94%) C
3 7 (10.94%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.25%) C++
5 4 (6.25%) SQL
6 3 (4.69%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.56%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) CISSP
3 4 (6.25%) MCP
3 4 (6.25%) MCSA
3 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.69%) MCSE
4 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) MCSD
5 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) CISA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) MCDST
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PMP
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.69%) PMBOK
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.56%) COBIT
4 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.63%) XenApp
3 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.69%) BitLocker
6 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
6 3 (4.69%) vSphere
7 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) MOM
3 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.56%) SCSM
4 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.56%) ThinApp
4 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) Citrix
4 9 (14.06%) HP
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco
6 5 (7.81%) Dell
6 5 (7.81%) F5
7 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.13%) Apple
8 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.13%) IBM
8 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.13%) Meraki
9 1 (1.56%) Lotus
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle
9 1 (1.56%) Qualys
9 1 (1.56%) Splunk