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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 28 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.79% 23.24% 22.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% 67.35% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 12
Median daily rate £325 £328 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +57.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £180 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +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
46 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.01% 34.51% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 20
Median daily rate £393 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.29% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £220 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 10 (24.39%) Oracle
6 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
6 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
6 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
7 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
8 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
8 8 (19.51%) Apache
8 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
9 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (17.07%) Scrum
9 7 (17.07%) VMware
9 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 7 (17.07%) CentOS
9 7 (17.07%) Puppet
10 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
10 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
10 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
10 6 (14.63%) Migration
10 6 (14.63%) Service Management
11 5 (12.20%) Finance
11 5 (12.20%) Unix
11 5 (12.20%) Citrix

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 8 (19.51%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) OSPF
4 1 (2.44%) PABX
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) DB2
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 3 (7.32%) Ant
3 3 (7.32%) Gerrit
3 3 (7.32%) JMeter
3 3 (7.32%) JUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Maven
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.32%) SonarQube
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) Toad
4 1 (2.44%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.44%) MSI
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.44%) PVCS
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (12.20%) Administrator
2 4 (9.76%) Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) DBA
2 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.76%) Service Manager
2 4 (9.76%) SQL DBA
2 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) Technical Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
3 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Services Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Tester
4 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Designer
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) SCCM Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) CSS
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
1 3 (7.32%) LAMP
1 3 (7.32%) REST
1 3 (7.32%) SailPoint
1 3 (7.32%) XHTML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Apache CXF
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) BYOD
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.07%) CentOS
6 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (12.20%) Unix
8 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (7.32%) Solaris
10 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
10 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.44%) AIX
11 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.44%) SUSE
11 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (17.07%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) Service Management
5 4 (9.76%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Release Management
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps
6 3 (7.32%) Functional Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) C
3 3 (7.32%) C++
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) Ruby
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) VB
4 2 (4.88%) VBScript
5 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) BICSI Certification
4 2 (4.88%) BICSI RCDD
4 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.88%) MCTS
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Puppet
2 5 (12.20%) ZABBIX
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) SCCM
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
5 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
6 5 (12.20%) Citrix
7 3 (7.32%) ForgeRock
7 3 (7.32%) IBM
8 2 (4.88%) Dell
8 2 (4.88%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) Sybase
9 1 (2.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.44%) EMC
9 1 (2.44%) Lumension
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) Remedy
9 1 (2.44%) Sophos
9 1 (2.44%) Veeam