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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 18.79% 31.36% 19.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.89% 82.22% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 21
Average daily rate
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£413 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £120 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 4
Average hourly rate £15.19 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £16.80 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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
72 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 48.32% 38.14% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 24
Average daily rate £363 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (37.04%) VMware
5 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (27.78%) SCCM
6 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 14 (25.93%) HP
8 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
9 12 (22.22%) Finance
9 12 (22.22%) ITIL
9 12 (22.22%) Office 365
10 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
10 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
11 9 (16.67%) IIS
11 9 (16.67%) SAN
12 8 (14.81%) Dell
12 8 (14.81%) DNS
12 8 (14.81%) Back Office
12 8 (14.81%) Migration
12 8 (14.81%) Clustering
12 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
12 8 (14.81%) WSUS
13 7 (12.96%) DHCP
13 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
13 7 (12.96%) MS Office
14 6 (11.11%) UNIX
14 6 (11.11%) Project Management
14 6 (11.11%) LAN
14 6 (11.11%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (16.67%) IIS
2 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) Lync
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) SAN
2 8 (14.81%) DNS
3 7 (12.96%) DHCP
4 6 (11.11%) LAN
4 6 (11.11%) WAN
5 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.70%) MPLS
6 2 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) DMZ
7 1 (1.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.70%) MSI
1 2 (3.70%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Back Office
3 5 (9.26%) Online Betting
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Support Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
7 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
1 1 (1.85%) SOAP
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
1 1 (1.85%) XML
1 1 (1.85%) XSL
1 1 (1.85%) ActiveX
1 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.85%) Velocity
1 1 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) Clustering
3 4 (7.41%) iSeries
4 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) BYOD
5 1 (1.85%) AS400
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.11%) UNIX
5 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Migration
3 6 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (9.26%) Server Building
5 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Service Management
7 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.85%) Change Control
8 1 (1.85%) Data Transformation
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.85%) Validation
8 1 (1.85%) OOP
8 1 (1.85%) OO
8 1 (1.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) VBScript
3 3 (5.56%) VB
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCDST
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.85%) P3O
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) vSphere
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.70%) XenApp
6 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.70%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.85%) UAG
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) SCCM
2 8 (14.81%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) VMware
2 14 (25.93%) HP
3 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) Dell
5 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 5 (9.26%) IBM
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.70%) Meraki
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) Google
8 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.85%) Apple
8 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.85%) McAfee
8 1 (1.85%) Sophos
8 1 (1.85%) Toshiba