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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.54% 4.40% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 11.43% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
6 35 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.23% 38.46% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 33 1
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 3 December 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) SDLC
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) SCOM
5 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) NUnit
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) NUnit
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (8.33%) CMDB
4 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (16.67%) QMS
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) CQRS
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow