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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 17.39% 17.50% 13.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 80.77% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 15
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £23.00 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
48 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 34.78% 21.67% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 17
Average daily rate £363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £160 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £512 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
3 17 (37.78%) VMware
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (28.89%) SCCM
6 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
7 10 (22.22%) HP
7 10 (22.22%) MS Office
7 10 (22.22%) ITIL
7 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
8 8 (17.78%) Office 365
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) DNS
9 7 (15.56%) IIS
9 7 (15.56%) SAN
9 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
10 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (13.33%) Dell
10 6 (13.33%) DHCP
10 6 (13.33%) Clustering
10 6 (13.33%) WSUS
10 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (11.11%) Migration
11 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (11.11%) Back Office
11 5 (11.11%) VBScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) IIS
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.89%) Lync
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
4 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
2 6 (13.33%) DHCP
3 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
4 4 (8.89%) WAN
5 2 (4.44%) SNMP
6 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) VLAN
6 1 (2.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MSI
1 2 (4.44%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Back Office
3 4 (8.89%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) Velocity
2 1 (2.22%) WCF
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.89%) iPhone
2 4 (8.89%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) EPoS
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.44%) Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.89%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.44%) Project Management
4 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.22%) Document Management
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) VBScript
3 2 (4.44%) VB
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) P3O
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) vSphere
4 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Server
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
2 6 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) VMware
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.22%) HP
4 6 (13.33%) Dell
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 4 (8.89%) Riverbed
5 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
5 4 (8.89%) Meraki
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Apple
7 1 (2.22%) McAfee
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) SAP