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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 20.51% 21.53% 20.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.42% 83.78% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 21
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £134 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.40 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
31 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 26.50% 25.69% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 23
Average daily rate £400 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 29 (50.00%) MS Office
3 27 (46.55%) Windows 7
4 22 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.14%) ITIL
6 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
7 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (18.97%) Blackberry
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (18.97%) SCCM
9 10 (17.24%) iPhone
9 10 (17.24%) iPad
9 10 (17.24%) Mac OS X
10 9 (15.52%) VMware
11 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
12 7 (12.07%) DHCP
12 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
12 7 (12.07%) MCSE
12 7 (12.07%) Project Management
12 7 (12.07%) Citrix
12 7 (12.07%) DNS
13 6 (10.34%) Linux
13 6 (10.34%) LAN
13 6 (10.34%) Office 365
14 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (8.62%) SNMP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.45%) Lync
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.72%) CICS
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (50.00%) MS Office
2 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) DHCP
1 7 (12.07%) DNS
2 6 (10.34%) LAN
3 5 (8.62%) SNMP
3 5 (8.62%) VPN
3 5 (8.62%) Firewall
4 3 (5.17%) Internet
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) Wireless
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) PBX
5 2 (3.45%) VoIP
5 2 (3.45%) LDAP
5 2 (3.45%) MPLS
5 2 (3.45%) Network Security
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.72%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MSI
1 1 (1.72%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Online Betting
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Support Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Support Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support
7 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (6.90%) Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) IT Support
9 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Deskside Support
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) Help Desk Advisor
10 2 (3.45%) Network Specialist
10 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Blackberry
2 10 (17.24%) iPhone
2 10 (17.24%) iPad
3 3 (5.17%) CMDB
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) DataPower
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Windows 7
2 22 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.24%) Mac OS X
5 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.34%) Linux
7 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
7 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.72%) AIX
9 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Project Management
3 4 (6.90%) Service Management
3 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (6.90%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.17%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.17%) Release Management
5 2 (3.45%) Change Management
5 2 (3.45%) CRM
5 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (1.72%) Time Management
6 1 (1.72%) Data Architecture
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.72%) ERP
6 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) C
2 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) MCSE
3 3 (5.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) CCNP
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) PMP
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) P3O
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) XenServer
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) Citrix
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco
5 4 (6.90%) IBM
5 4 (6.90%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) Dell
7 2 (3.45%) Lotus
7 2 (3.45%) Meraki
7 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.72%) Apple
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle
8 1 (1.72%) SAP
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