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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 39 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.31% 19.05% 19.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.10% 72.73% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £345 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.33 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 32.24% 26.19% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 18 10
Average daily rate £463 £400 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.33 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 44 (61.97%) VMware
2 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
4 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
5 23 (32.39%) Finance
6 22 (30.99%) UNIX
7 20 (28.17%) IIS
8 19 (26.76%) SAN
8 19 (26.76%) vSphere
9 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
9 18 (25.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (23.94%) VMware ESX
10 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (23.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (21.13%) PowerShell
12 15 (21.13%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (21.13%) Red Hat
12 15 (21.13%) Linux
13 14 (19.72%) Citrix
13 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
13 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
14 13 (18.31%) Base SAS
14 13 (18.31%) Unit Testing
14 13 (18.31%) SAS Macro
14 13 (18.31%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (18.31%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (18.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (28.17%) IIS
2 13 (18.31%) SAS
2 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (7.04%) Apache
5 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.63%) JBoss
6 4 (5.63%) Jetty
6 4 (5.63%) nginx
6 4 (5.63%) Confluence
6 4 (5.63%) Node.js
7 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Project
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.76%) SAN
2 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.04%) LAN
3 5 (7.04%) Firewall
4 4 (5.63%) DHCP
4 4 (5.63%) VPN
4 4 (5.63%) DNS
4 4 (5.63%) DMZ
5 3 (4.23%) WAN
6 2 (2.82%) VoIP
6 2 (2.82%) OSPF
6 2 (2.82%) SSH
6 2 (2.82%) VLAN
6 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.41%) Network Security
7 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.41%) X.509
7 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) Base SAS
1 13 (18.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) MySQL
3 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) DTS
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.45%) JIRA
3 5 (7.04%) Subversion
3 5 (7.04%) Maven
3 5 (7.04%) Ant
4 4 (5.63%) CruiseControl
4 4 (5.63%) JMeter
4 4 (5.63%) PVCS
4 4 (5.63%) ClearCase
4 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.63%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.63%) Selenium
4 4 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.63%) Hudson
4 4 (5.63%) Gerrit
4 4 (5.63%) FishEye
4 4 (5.63%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.63%) Gradle
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) SAS Developer
5 6 (8.45%) ETL Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.23%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) DBA
8 3 (4.23%) ICT Manager
8 3 (4.23%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) SAS ETL Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Wintel Support
9 2 (2.82%) Help Desk Technician
9 2 (2.82%) Citrix Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) X-Windows
2 5 (7.04%) XML
2 5 (7.04%) jQuery
3 4 (5.63%) LAMP
3 4 (5.63%) Java EE
3 4 (5.63%) Web Services
3 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.82%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.41%) WCF
5 1 (1.41%) Spring
5 1 (1.41%) Ajax
5 1 (1.41%) JPA
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.41%) REST
5 1 (1.41%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.41%) MyBatis
5 1 (1.41%) .NET
5 1 (1.41%) J2EE
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.41%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.63%) Tandem
2 4 (5.63%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.82%) AS400
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 35 (49.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (30.99%) UNIX
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (21.13%) Linux
6 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
7 11 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (15.49%) SUSE
8 5 (7.04%) Solaris
9 4 (5.63%) Mac OS
9 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.63%) CentOS
10 3 (4.23%) AIX
11 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (18.31%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (18.31%) Unit Testing
3 13 (18.31%) Requirements Analysis
3 13 (18.31%) ETL
3 13 (18.31%) ETL Development
4 10 (14.08%) ITIL
4 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.86%) Workflow
6 6 (8.45%) Software Deployment
6 6 (8.45%) Security Hardening
7 5 (7.04%) TDD
8 4 (5.63%) Scrum
8 4 (5.63%) DevOps
8 4 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.31%) SAS Macro
3 7 (9.86%) SQL
3 7 (9.86%) VBScript
3 7 (9.86%) VB
4 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) C++
5 5 (7.04%) Java
6 4 (5.63%) Perl
6 4 (5.63%) PHP
6 4 (5.63%) Python
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby
6 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.82%) R
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.86%) MCSA
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.45%) MCSE
6 4 (5.63%) MCSM
7 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.82%) CCNP
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.76%) vSphere
3 17 (23.94%) VMware ESX
4 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (21.13%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (12.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (11.27%) XenApp
7 8 (11.27%) XenDesktop
8 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
9 4 (5.63%) vCloud
9 4 (5.63%) Docker
10 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) BladeLogic
2 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.63%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.63%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.82%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) VMware
2 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.13%) Red Hat
4 14 (19.72%) Citrix
5 12 (16.90%) Dell
5 12 (16.90%) Greenplum
6 9 (12.68%) NetApp
6 9 (12.68%) EMC
7 7 (9.86%) AppSense
8 5 (7.04%) Atlassian
8 5 (7.04%) HP
9 4 (5.63%) BMC
9 4 (5.63%) Sun
9 4 (5.63%) Google
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle
11 1 (1.41%) Cisco
11 1 (1.41%) IBM
11 1 (1.41%) Perforce
11 1 (1.41%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
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