The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 14 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 10.34% 6.67% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 11.54% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £335 £450 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.55% +309.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.93 £14.50
% change year-on-year -8.94% +9.82%  

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 Gatwick with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21 26 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 24.14% 57.78% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 2
Median daily rate £550 £375 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.66% +82.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Gatwick

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Gatwick over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Gatwick

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) PMO
4 2 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) MVVM
4 2 (20.00%) LINQ
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (20.00%) OWASP
4 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS

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 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) MVVM
2 2 (20.00%) OWASP
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) NetApp
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft