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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 33 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.36% 19.30% 10.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.72% 76.74% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 10
Median daily rate £325 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £148 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £474 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
71 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.20% 25.15% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 13
Median daily rate £455 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (40.00%) VMware
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 12 (30.00%) JIRA
5 12 (30.00%) SQL
5 12 (30.00%) Linux
6 10 (25.00%) Java
6 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (22.50%) IIS
8 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
9 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
9 7 (17.50%) Retail
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.00%) JMeter
10 6 (15.00%) Law
10 6 (15.00%) LAMP
10 6 (15.00%) Subversion
10 6 (15.00%) Maven
10 6 (15.00%) Release Management
10 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
10 6 (15.00%) QA
10 6 (15.00%) Selenium
10 6 (15.00%) Ruby

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 9 (22.50%) IIS
2 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 6 (15.00%) Confluence
2 6 (15.00%) JBoss
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.00%) LDAP
5 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) DB2
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) JIRA
2 6 (15.00%) Ant
2 6 (15.00%) Gerrit
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) JMeter
2 6 (15.00%) JUnit
2 6 (15.00%) Maven
2 6 (15.00%) Selenium
2 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (15.00%) SonarQube
2 6 (15.00%) Subversion
2 6 (15.00%) Toad
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) MSI
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Law
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
1 5 (12.50%) Administrator
1 5 (12.50%) Tester
1 5 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Architect
2 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (10.00%) Release Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) CSS
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
1 6 (15.00%) LAMP
1 6 (15.00%) REST
1 6 (15.00%) SailPoint
1 6 (15.00%) XHTML
2 3 (7.50%) RESTful
3 2 (5.00%) OAuth
3 2 (5.00%) SAML
4 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.00%) Solaris
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.00%) CentOS
7 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.50%) Unix
9 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (15.00%) Release Management
3 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 5 (12.50%) System Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps
4 4 (10.00%) Network Design
4 4 (10.00%) Product Management
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) Perl
4 6 (15.00%) Python
4 6 (15.00%) Ruby
5 5 (12.50%) VBScript
6 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) CCIE
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) XenApp
3 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.00%) KVM
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (12.50%) SCCM
3 3 (7.50%) PowerCLI
3 3 (7.50%) Puppet
4 2 (5.00%) yum
5 1 (2.50%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 6 (15.00%) ForgeRock
3 6 (15.00%) IBM
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) AppSense
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) Guidewire
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.50%) Retalix
7 1 (2.50%) Retek