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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 38 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 36.19% 13.29% 7.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.37% 71.88% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 13
Average daily rate
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£225 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.67% +37.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £204 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £449 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.49% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £24.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.26% -32.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.81%
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
43 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 40.95% 18.50% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 18
Average daily rate £225 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.67% +37.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 28 (42.42%) MS Office
3 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 24 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (24.24%) ITIL
6 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (18.18%) Firewall
8 12 (18.18%) Linux
8 12 (18.18%) MCSE
8 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 10 (15.15%) MCP
9 10 (15.15%) SQL
9 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
9 10 (15.15%) VMware
10 8 (12.12%) DHCP
10 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
10 8 (12.12%) DNS
10 8 (12.12%) Software Deployment
11 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (10.61%) SCCM
11 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
11 7 (10.61%) IIS
11 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (9.09%) Mac OS X
12 6 (9.09%) Wireless
12 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
12 6 (9.09%) SAN
12 6 (9.09%) CCNA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) IIS
3 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (42.42%) MS Office
2 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) Firewall
2 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) DHCP
2 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.09%) SAN
3 6 (9.09%) Wireless
4 5 (7.58%) LAN
5 4 (6.06%) WAN
5 4 (6.06%) VPN
5 4 (6.06%) Internet
5 4 (6.06%) MPLS
5 4 (6.06%) Network Security
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.03%) SNMP
6 2 (3.03%) LDAP
6 2 (3.03%) PBX
6 2 (3.03%) VoIP
6 2 (3.03%) Intranet
7 1 (1.52%) SSL
7 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) DTS
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.52%) DB2
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.06%) Military
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) 1st Line Support
2 15 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Support Analyst
4 12 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support
6 6 (9.09%) Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Training Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) IT Support
8 4 (6.06%) IT Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) Classic ASP
2 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) jQuery
2 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) Java EE
3 1 (1.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) iPhone
2 2 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) DataPower
3 1 (1.52%) CMDB
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (18.18%) Linux
5 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.06%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.52%) UNIX
9 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) Software Deployment
3 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (6.06%) Project Management
4 4 (6.06%) Migration
4 4 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Network Management
5 3 (4.55%) Service Management
5 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.03%) MVC
6 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.52%) Release Management
7 1 (1.52%) Time Management
7 1 (1.52%) Data Architecture
7 1 (1.52%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) C
3 3 (4.55%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.03%) VB
4 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.03%) VB6
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (18.18%) MCSE
3 10 (15.15%) MCP
4 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.09%) CCNA
6 4 (6.06%) CISSP
6 4 (6.06%) MCSA
6 4 (6.06%) MCTS
6 4 (6.06%) MCITP
6 4 (6.06%) CEH
7 3 (4.55%) CCNP
8 2 (3.03%) MCDST
8 2 (3.03%) Degree
9 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.52%) PMP
9 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Nessus
3 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) VMware
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco
4 4 (6.06%) Qualys
4 4 (6.06%) McAfee
4 4 (6.06%) Citrix
5 3 (4.55%) Dell
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle
6 2 (3.03%) Lotus
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec
6 2 (3.03%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.52%) Apple
7 1 (1.52%) NetApp
7 1 (1.52%) Sybase
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) IBM
7 1 (1.52%) EMC
7 1 (1.52%) HP