The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 19 17 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 1.04% 6.56% 7.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 15.19% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
Median daily rate £400 £303 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.23% +163.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £210 £200
% change year-on-year -14.08% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 79 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 26.04% 43.17% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 61 21
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.50 £48.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +259.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Crawley

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Crawley.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Crawley

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 in Crawley.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Crawley

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 3 (42.86%) NAS
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Network Design
4 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 3 (42.86%) Apple
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) ADSL
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) WSUS
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ADSL
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) NAS
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Support
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
2 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
2 3 (42.86%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec