The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Microsoft Windows
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 18.05% 17.65% 17.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.06% 43.82% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 11
Median daily rate £368 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.08% -12.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £216 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £34.75 £48.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.35% +223.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £48.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £48.50 £15.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.63 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.09% +1.66%  

Windows 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 47 89 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 35.34% 40.27% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 67 30
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £48.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +234.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Crawley

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Crawley

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Crawley over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Crawley

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Crawley

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Crawley

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Crawley over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Windows.

1 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
3 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
4 15 (40.54%) VMware
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (24.32%) HP
6 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
7 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
7 7 (18.92%) Citrix
7 7 (18.92%) Firewall
7 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
7 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (18.92%) Migration
8 6 (16.22%) Japanese Language
8 6 (16.22%) Unix
8 6 (16.22%) CRM
8 6 (16.22%) WAN
9 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (13.51%) LAN
9 5 (13.51%) Network Security
10 4 (10.81%) Finance
10 4 (10.81%) C
10 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
10 4 (10.81%) C++
10 4 (10.81%) DHCP
10 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange

Windows
Co-occurring 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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) WAN
3 5 (13.51%) LAN
3 5 (13.51%) Network Security
4 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.81%) VPN
5 3 (8.11%) NAS
6 2 (5.41%) ADSL
6 2 (5.41%) MPLS
6 2 (5.41%) SAN
6 2 (5.41%) SSL
7 1 (2.70%) BGP
7 1 (2.70%) Extranet
7 1 (2.70%) IPv4
7 1 (2.70%) IPv6
7 1 (2.70%) NX-OS
7 1 (2.70%) OSPF
7 1 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
1 3 (8.11%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.70%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (16.22%) Japanese Language
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Applications Support
2 6 (16.22%) SharePoint Support
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) iSeries
3 3 (8.11%) AS400
3 3 (8.11%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) BYOD
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) Unix
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.70%) AIX
10 1 (2.70%) VyOS
10 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) CRM
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) DevOps
3 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) Physics
4 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C
2 4 (10.81%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VB6
4 1 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
4 3 (8.11%) XenApp
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.11%) vCenter Server
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
3 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) VMware
2 9 (24.32%) HP
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) Brocade
4 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Juniper
4 3 (8.11%) SonicWALL
4 3 (8.11%) Symantec
5 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.41%) Apple
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.41%) Veeam
6 1 (2.70%) Aruba
6 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) Ubiquiti
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