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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 28 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.91% 28.99% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.20% 76.92% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 12
Median daily rate £375 £359 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £506 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 - £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 - £22.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
59 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.45% 37.68% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 22
Median daily rate £393 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) ITIL
4 14 (28.57%) Oracle
5 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (24.49%) Apache
7 11 (22.45%) SQL
7 11 (22.45%) Scrum
7 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
7 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
8 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
9 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
9 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
10 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
10 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
10 8 (16.33%) JIRA
10 8 (16.33%) DB2
10 8 (16.33%) Java
10 8 (16.33%) IIS
10 8 (16.33%) Citrix
10 8 (16.33%) Migration
10 8 (16.33%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (14.29%) SonarQube
11 7 (14.29%) ForgeRock
11 7 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (14.29%) LAMP
11 7 (14.29%) VMware

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 12 (24.49%) Apache
2 8 (16.33%) IIS
3 7 (14.29%) JBoss
3 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 7 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) MPLS
4 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.04%) OSPF
4 1 (2.04%) PABX
4 1 (2.04%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) DB2
3 7 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.08%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) JIRA
3 7 (14.29%) Ant
3 7 (14.29%) Gerrit
3 7 (14.29%) JMeter
3 7 (14.29%) JUnit
3 7 (14.29%) Maven
3 7 (14.29%) Selenium
3 7 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 7 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 7 (14.29%) Subversion
3 7 (14.29%) Toad
4 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.04%) MSI
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.04%) PVCS
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (12.24%) Tester
2 5 (10.20%) Administrator
3 4 (8.16%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
3 4 (8.16%) DBA
3 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Service Manager
3 4 (8.16%) SQL DBA
3 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.08%) Architect
5 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) CSS
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
1 7 (14.29%) LAMP
1 7 (14.29%) REST
1 7 (14.29%) SailPoint
1 7 (14.29%) XHTML
2 3 (6.12%) RESTful
3 2 (4.08%) OAuth
3 2 (4.08%) SAML
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) Apache CXF
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) BYOD
4 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
5 7 (14.29%) Solaris
6 6 (12.24%) CentOS
6 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 10
7 5 (10.20%) Unix
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.04%) AIX
10 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.04%) SUSE
10 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Scrum
4 8 (16.33%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 7 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (12.24%) Functional Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Service Management
6 6 (12.24%) System Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
7 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.16%) Release Management
8 3 (6.12%) Change Management
8 3 (6.12%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Java
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) Perl
3 7 (14.29%) Python
3 7 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.12%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) C
6 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) VB
6 2 (4.08%) VBScript
7 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.08%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCTS
5 1 (2.04%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (2.04%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) vSphere
3 4 (8.16%) XenApp
4 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (12.24%) Puppet
3 5 (10.20%) ZABBIX
4 4 (8.16%) SCCM
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Citrix
4 7 (14.29%) ForgeRock
4 7 (14.29%) IBM
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.29%) VMware
5 6 (12.24%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.12%) AppSense
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) Sybase
8 1 (2.04%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) Guidewire
8 1 (2.04%) Lumension
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) Remedy
8 1 (2.04%) Sophos
8 1 (2.04%) Veeam