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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.86% 36.89% 13.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.92% 88.37% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 12
Average daily rate
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£335 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.88% -43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £464 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -42.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £11.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £16.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.12
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -0.76%
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 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 24.74% 41.75% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 15
Average daily rate £370 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -68.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 (61.22%) Active Directory
2 26 (53.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (42.86%) VMware
5 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (28.57%) HP
6 14 (28.57%) ITIL
7 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
7 13 (26.53%) Finance
7 13 (26.53%) Office 365
7 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
8 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
8 12 (24.49%) Migration
9 11 (22.45%) DNS
9 11 (22.45%) SCCM
10 10 (20.41%) Back Office
11 9 (18.37%) SAN
11 9 (18.37%) DHCP
11 9 (18.37%) IIS
11 9 (18.37%) MS Office
11 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
12 8 (16.33%) WSUS
12 8 (16.33%) Citrix
12 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (14.29%) Dell
13 7 (14.29%) Online Betting
13 7 (14.29%) Clustering
13 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (12.24%) vSphere

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (18.37%) IIS
2 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) DNS
2 9 (18.37%) SAN
2 9 (18.37%) DHCP
3 5 (10.20%) WAN
4 4 (8.16%) LAN
5 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.08%) MPLS
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) WLAN
7 1 (2.04%) DMZ
7 1 (2.04%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) Firewall
7 1 (2.04%) Wireless
7 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.04%) MS Access
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) OLTP
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) MSI
1 1 (2.04%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.04%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Back Office
3 7 (14.29%) Online Betting
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Support Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (18.37%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Desktop Support
8 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Support
10 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
10 2 (4.08%) DBA
10 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) ActiveX
1 1 (2.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) iSeries
4 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.08%) BYOD
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) AS400
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.24%) UNIX
5 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.12%) Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) Migration
3 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Server Building
4 6 (12.24%) Project Management
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.04%) Change Control
7 1 (2.04%) SDLC
7 1 (2.04%) Application Discovery
7 1 (2.04%) Data Transformation
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) Coaching
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) VBScript
3 3 (6.12%) VB
4 2 (4.08%) C
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.04%) P3O
System Software
1 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) vSphere
3 6 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) XenApp
4 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 8 (16.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.04%) SnapMirror
3 1 (2.04%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) VMware
2 14 (28.57%) HP
3 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) Citrix
5 7 (14.29%) Dell
6 6 (12.24%) IBM
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Adobe
8 1 (2.04%) Sun
8 1 (2.04%) BMC
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.04%) Sophos
8 1 (2.04%) Toshiba
8 1 (2.04%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow