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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 18.52% 23.68% 16.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.68% 84.38% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £120 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £415 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £13.87 £16.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% +4.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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
63 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 46.67% 28.07% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 21
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 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £472 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +1.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
4 16 (34.78%) VMware
5 15 (32.61%) SCCM
6 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (23.91%) HP
7 11 (23.91%) ITIL
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 10 (21.74%) Office 365
9 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
10 8 (17.39%) IIS
10 8 (17.39%) SAN
10 8 (17.39%) Finance
10 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
11 7 (15.22%) WSUS
11 7 (15.22%) Clustering
11 7 (15.22%) Dell
11 7 (15.22%) DNS
12 6 (13.04%) DHCP
12 6 (13.04%) MS Office
12 6 (13.04%) Back Office
12 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (10.87%) Migration
13 5 (10.87%) VBScript
13 5 (10.87%) LAN
13 5 (10.87%) WAN
13 5 (10.87%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.39%) IIS
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.70%) Lync
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SAN
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) DHCP
4 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (10.87%) LAN
4 5 (10.87%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) DMZ
5 1 (2.17%) MPLS
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
1 2 (4.35%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Back Office
3 4 (8.70%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.52%) Wintel Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Velocity
1 1 (2.17%) WCF
1 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.17%) ActiveX
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) BYOD
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) iPhone
2 1 (2.17%) iPad
2 1 (2.17%) iSeries
2 1 (2.17%) EPoS
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Software Deployment
3 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.17%) Communications Security
6 1 (2.17%) Change Control
6 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.17%) Document Management
6 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Validation
6 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.87%) VBScript
3 3 (6.52%) VB
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCDST
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) P3O
2 1 (2.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) UAG
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) SCCM
2 7 (15.22%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) VMware
2 11 (23.91%) HP
3 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Dell
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco
6 4 (8.70%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) Riverbed
6 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.70%) Meraki
7 1 (2.17%) Apple
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) McAfee
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
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