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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
London / Croydon
Rank 20 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.04% 12.89% 20.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.14% 82.86% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 10
Median daily rate £465 £350 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
56 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 25.00% 15.56% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 16
Median daily rate £463 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £139 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 24 (58.54%) Windows Server
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 21 (51.22%) VMware
4 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
4 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
5 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (31.71%) Firewall
7 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
7 12 (29.27%) Server Building
8 11 (26.83%) Linux
9 10 (24.39%) Cisco
10 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (19.51%) CentOS
11 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
11 8 (19.51%) KVM
11 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
11 8 (19.51%) Migration
11 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (19.51%) CCIE
11 8 (19.51%) MCSE
12 7 (17.07%) SQL
12 7 (17.07%) VBScript
12 7 (17.07%) DNS
12 7 (17.07%) JIRA
12 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (14.63%) Confluence
1 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (14.63%) IIS
1 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) DNS
3 6 (14.63%) LDAP
4 5 (12.20%) MPLS
4 5 (12.20%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (12.20%) SSL
4 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.20%) VLAN
4 5 (12.20%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
5 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) MSI
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
3 1 (2.44%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Law
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Architect
2 8 (19.51%) Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Active Directory Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
5 5 (12.20%) VMWare Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Release Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Senior VMWare Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) COM
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) LAMP
1 1 (2.44%) REST
1 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
1 5 (12.20%) Replication
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Virtual Team
3 3 (7.32%) Spread Betting
4 2 (4.88%) iPad
5 1 (2.44%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows Server
2 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (26.83%) Linux
6 8 (19.51%) CentOS
7 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
8 6 (14.63%) Unix
9 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
10 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
12 1 (2.44%) Android
12 1 (2.44%) Solaris
12 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Server Building
2 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (19.51%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (14.63%) Release Management
5 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) High Availability
5 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.20%) Resource Management
5 5 (12.20%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) DevOps
6 4 (9.76%) Network Design
6 4 (9.76%) Product Management
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Software Delivery
6 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Virtual Team Management
7 3 (7.32%) Validation
8 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) VBScript
4 5 (12.20%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.51%) CCIE
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (19.51%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) CCNP
4 4 (9.76%) MCITP
4 4 (9.76%) MCP
5 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) KVM
3 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.20%) Terminal Services
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) yum
2 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 5 (12.20%) SCCM
3 3 (7.32%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Casper Suite
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
1 21 (51.22%) VMware
2 10 (24.39%) Cisco
3 6 (14.63%) Dell
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) AppSense
5 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.44%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) Retalix
6 1 (2.44%) Retek