The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 33 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.57% 23.26% 17.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.21% 66.67% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.36% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £130 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
47 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 33.57% 34.88% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 11
Average daily rate £338 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -7.40%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 32 (51.61%) VMware
2 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
3 28 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (35.48%) Finance
5 18 (29.03%) Windows 7
6 17 (27.42%) vSphere
7 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
7 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
7 15 (24.19%) SAN
7 15 (24.19%) UNIX
8 14 (22.58%) IIS
8 14 (22.58%) VMware ESX
9 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
9 13 (20.97%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (19.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 12 (19.35%) ETL Development
10 12 (19.35%) SAS Macro
10 12 (19.35%) Base SAS
10 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (19.35%) ETL
10 12 (19.35%) SAS
11 11 (17.74%) Citrix
11 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
11 11 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (22.58%) IIS
2 12 (19.35%) SAS
3 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
4 8 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.61%) Apache
7 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) SAN
2 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.29%) NetScaler
4 6 (9.68%) LAN
5 4 (6.45%) WAN
5 4 (6.45%) DHCP
5 4 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (3.23%) SSH
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) X.509
7 1 (1.61%) Firewall
7 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) Base SAS
1 12 (19.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) MSI
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) MSTest
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.61%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) SAS Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) ETL Developer
6 5 (8.06%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.84%) Field Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) PC Support
7 3 (4.84%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) IT Support
8 2 (3.23%) SCCM Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) XML
2 3 (4.84%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.23%) WCF
3 2 (3.23%) jQuery
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.23%) X-Windows
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) J2EE
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) JDBC
4 1 (1.61%) JSP
4 1 (1.61%) Servlets
4 1 (1.61%) JCE
4 1 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) Ajax
4 1 (1.61%) HTML5
4 1 (1.61%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.61%) CMDB
4 1 (1.61%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 15 (24.19%) UNIX
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.90%) SUSE
5 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (12.90%) Linux
5 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
2 12 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (19.35%) ETL Development
2 12 (19.35%) ETL
2 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (17.74%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (14.52%) ITIL
5 7 (11.29%) Workflow
5 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.45%) Software Deployment
6 4 (6.45%) Security Hardening
7 3 (4.84%) Release Management
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) MVC
8 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.23%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SAS Macro
2 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.06%) VBScript
3 5 (8.06%) VB
4 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) R
6 1 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) Java
6 1 (1.61%) SQL
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) MCSA
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) MCSE
5 4 (6.45%) MCSM
6 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.42%) vSphere
3 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (22.58%) VMware ESX
5 13 (20.97%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (14.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (14.52%) XenApp
6 9 (14.52%) XenDesktop
7 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) BladeLogic
1 4 (6.45%) EdgeSight
2 3 (4.84%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) VMware
2 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.74%) Citrix
3 11 (17.74%) Greenplum
4 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.90%) Dell
5 7 (11.29%) AppSense
6 6 (9.68%) EMC
7 5 (8.06%) NetApp
8 3 (4.84%) BMC
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle
10 1 (1.61%) Cisco
10 1 (1.61%) HP
10 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.61%) Remedy
10 1 (1.61%) Perforce
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