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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 15.44% 32.77% 15.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.66% 88.64% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 16
Average daily rate
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£413 £225 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £120 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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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
58 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 38.93% 36.97% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 22
Average daily rate £375 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £120 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £376 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 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 31 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 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (47.83%) VMware
5 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (32.61%) HP
7 14 (30.43%) Finance
8 13 (28.26%) SCCM
8 13 (28.26%) ITIL
9 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
9 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
9 12 (26.09%) Office 365
10 11 (23.91%) DNS
10 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.74%) DHCP
11 10 (21.74%) Back Office
12 9 (19.57%) WSUS
12 9 (19.57%) Migration
12 9 (19.57%) SAN
12 9 (19.57%) IIS
12 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
13 8 (17.39%) Dell
13 8 (17.39%) Clustering
13 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
14 7 (15.22%) Online Betting
14 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (13.04%) Server Building
15 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (13.04%) vSphere
15 6 (13.04%) Project Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (19.57%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) DNS
2 10 (21.74%) DHCP
3 9 (19.57%) SAN
4 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 2 (4.35%) MPLS
5 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.17%) VLAN
6 1 (2.17%) DMZ
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
1 2 (4.35%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Back Office
3 7 (15.22%) Online Betting
4 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Support Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.35%) IT Support
9 2 (4.35%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
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
1 1 (2.17%) ActiveX
1 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.17%) Velocity
1 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) iSeries
4 2 (4.35%) BYOD
4 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) AS400
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.04%) UNIX
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.52%) Linux
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (13.04%) Server Building
4 6 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.17%) Change Control
7 1 (2.17%) Application Discovery
7 1 (2.17%) Data Transformation
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.17%) Coaching
7 1 (2.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.87%) VBScript
3 3 (6.52%) VB
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.17%) P3O
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) vSphere
3 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) UAG
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) SCCM
2 9 (19.57%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) VMware
2 15 (32.61%) HP
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.39%) Dell
5 6 (13.04%) IBM
6 5 (10.87%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Sophos
8 1 (2.17%) Toshiba
8 1 (2.17%) Adobe
8 1 (2.17%) Sun
8 1 (2.17%) Google
8 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow