The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.58% 4.76% 15.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 33.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£313 - £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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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 Gatwick region.

Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.18% 14.29% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate £300 - £585
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 - £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 15 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft