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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 15.71% 21.00% 12.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.86% 84.00% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £392 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +106.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +124.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.75 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £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
35 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 25.00% 25.00% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 12
Average daily rate £325 £338 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +77.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £138 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £25.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (41.30%) MS Office
5 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 14 (30.43%) SCCM
8 9 (19.57%) ITIL
9 8 (17.39%) iPhone
9 8 (17.39%) VMware
9 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (17.39%) iPad
10 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (15.22%) Office 365
10 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
10 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
10 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (10.87%) Software Deployment
12 5 (10.87%) Cisco
12 5 (10.87%) LAN
12 5 (10.87%) Finance
12 5 (10.87%) Citrix
13 4 (8.70%) Project Management
13 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.70%) Lync
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) CICS
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Office
2 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LAN
2 3 (6.52%) SNMP
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
2 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) WAN
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
1 2 (4.35%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.87%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Deskside Support
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) WCF
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) XSL
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
1 8 (17.39%) iPhone
1 8 (17.39%) iPad
2 3 (6.52%) CMDB
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows 7
2 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
3 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Software Deployment
3 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Release Management
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.17%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Time Management
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.17%) CRM
6 1 (2.17%) ERP
6 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) VBScript
1 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) VCP4
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) MCDST
4 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) P3O
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.35%) XenApp
4 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) UAG
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) Riverbed
4 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
4 4 (8.70%) Meraki
5 3 (6.52%) Symantec
5 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 3 (6.52%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle