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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 24 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.12% 19.37% 15.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.65% 61.67% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 18
Median daily rate £425 £450 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -3.12%
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
79 60 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.83% 31.41% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 23
Median daily rate £425 £463 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +30.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 September 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 September 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 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (28.21%) IIS
6 11 (28.21%) Linux
7 10 (25.64%) JIRA
8 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 9 (23.08%) Oracle
8 9 (23.08%) Java
8 9 (23.08%) Citrix
8 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 9 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (20.51%) Windows 10
9 8 (20.51%) ForgeRock
9 8 (20.51%) SonarQube
9 8 (20.51%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (20.51%) Selenium
9 8 (20.51%) Gerrit
9 8 (20.51%) SoapUI
9 8 (20.51%) REST
9 8 (20.51%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (20.51%) SailPoint
9 8 (20.51%) IBM
9 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003

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 11 (28.21%) IIS
2 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 8 (20.51%) JBoss
2 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
2 8 (20.51%) WebLogic
2 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) MPLS
4 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.56%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) DB2
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) JIRA
2 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.51%) Ant
3 8 (20.51%) Gerrit
3 8 (20.51%) JMeter
3 8 (20.51%) JUnit
3 8 (20.51%) Maven
3 8 (20.51%) Selenium
3 8 (20.51%) SoapUI
3 8 (20.51%) SonarQube
3 8 (20.51%) Subversion
3 8 (20.51%) Toad
4 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.56%) PVCS
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Law
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Tester
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Automation Tester
2 5 (12.82%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) ICT Manager
5 2 (5.13%) ICT Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) CSS
1 8 (20.51%) HTML
1 8 (20.51%) LAMP
1 8 (20.51%) REST
1 8 (20.51%) SailPoint
1 8 (20.51%) XHTML
2 3 (7.69%) RESTful
3 2 (5.13%) OAuth
3 2 (5.13%) SAML
4 1 (2.56%) Apache CXF
4 1 (2.56%) COM
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) iPad
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) BYOD
3 1 (2.56%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.51%) Solaris
5 8 (20.51%) Windows 10
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) CentOS
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (20.51%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (20.51%) Scrum
3 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
3 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
3 7 (17.95%) Performance Testing
3 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
3 7 (17.95%) System Testing
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 6 (15.38%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.26%) Network Design
6 4 (10.26%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) Perl
3 8 (20.51%) Python
3 8 (20.51%) Ruby
4 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.69%) VBScript
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) CCIE
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCTS
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (12.82%) XenApp
2 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) KVM
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (7.69%) PowerCLI
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle
4 8 (20.51%) ForgeRock
4 8 (20.51%) IBM
5 5 (12.82%) AppSense
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco
6 4 (10.26%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) Guidewire
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Lumension
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) Sophos
7 1 (2.56%) Veeam
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