The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.81% 25.40% 36.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 47.06% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Median daily rate £295 £343 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.86% +17.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £314 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £390 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.78% +7.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +6.89%
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 Gatwick region.

Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 35.14% 53.97% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 10
Median daily rate £365 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £363 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +203.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Gatwick region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Gatwick region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) WSUS
5 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 2 (18.18%) NUnit
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) SCOM
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Fintech
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) ISMS
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Auditing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SANS
3 1 (9.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Qualys
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk