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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.94% 16.67% 22.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 46.43% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £270 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +47.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.75 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
24 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.10% 35.90% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 3
Median daily rate £375 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +47.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +172.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) WSUS
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Mimecast

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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) PBX
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Email Filtering
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ISMS
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Security Auditing
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Panasonic
3 1 (12.50%) Qualys
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk