The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 10.61% 20.00% 34.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 71.79% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 21
Median daily rate £370 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £148 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £458 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -2.41%
Windows
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.70% 27.86% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 26
Median daily rate £410 £375 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Croydon region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.77%) ITIL
3 14 (26.92%) Linux
4 13 (25.00%) Finance
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
6 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
9 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
9 8 (15.38%) VMware
9 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (13.46%) CentOS
10 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
10 7 (13.46%) Puppet
10 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (13.46%) Migration
10 7 (13.46%) Service Management
10 7 (13.46%) Citrix
10 7 (13.46%) Oracle
10 7 (13.46%) Unix
11 6 (11.54%) MS Office
11 6 (11.54%) Apache
11 6 (11.54%) VBScript
11 6 (11.54%) VB
11 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
11 6 (11.54%) Firewall
11 6 (11.54%) ServiceNow

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) DHCP
2 4 (7.69%) DNS
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) SAN
3 3 (5.77%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (5.77%) VPN
3 3 (5.77%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) MPLS
4 1 (1.92%) OSPF
4 1 (1.92%) PABX
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) MSI
4 1 (1.92%) Ant
4 1 (1.92%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) JMeter
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
4 1 (1.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) French Language
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (5.77%) DBA
5 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Facilities Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.77%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) CSS
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) LAMP
1 1 (1.92%) REST
1 1 (1.92%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) BYOD
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.46%) CentOS
5 7 (13.46%) Unix
5 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.92%) Solaris
9 1 (1.92%) SUSE
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.46%) Migration
3 7 (13.46%) Service Management
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Scrum
4 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.69%) Business Development
5 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.69%) Release Management
5 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.69%) Test Management
5 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.77%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) VB
1 6 (11.54%) VBScript
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) C
4 3 (5.77%) C++
4 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
4 3 (5.77%) BICSI Certification
4 3 (5.77%) BICSI RCDD
5 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.77%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) ZABBIX
3 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (5.77%) SCCM
5 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 8 (15.38%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Citrix
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.85%) Dell
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (1.92%) Apple
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.92%) Capita
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Lumension
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Sophos
6 1 (1.92%) Veeam