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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
London / Croydon
Rank 19 19 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.91% 6.91% 24.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.42% 63.33% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 21
Median daily rate £465 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.67% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £188 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
48 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.33% 10.91% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 29
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £291 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 (65.71%) Windows Server
2 20 (57.14%) VMware
3 19 (54.29%) Security Cleared
3 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
4 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (42.86%) Firewall
6 13 (37.14%) Server Building
7 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (31.43%) Linux
9 10 (28.57%) Cisco
9 10 (28.57%) VMware ESX
9 10 (28.57%) CentOS
9 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
9 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (28.57%) KVM
10 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
10 9 (25.71%) DNS
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
11 8 (22.86%) LDAP
11 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (22.86%) Ubuntu
11 8 (22.86%) yum
12 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (20.00%) MCSE
12 7 (20.00%) CCIE

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 6 (17.14%) Confluence
1 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) DNS
3 8 (22.86%) LDAP
4 5 (14.29%) MPLS
4 5 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (14.29%) SSL
4 5 (14.29%) VLAN
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) MSI
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Active Directory Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Release Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Senior VMWare Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
2 4 (11.43%) Spread Betting
2 4 (11.43%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (28.57%) CentOS
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (22.86%) Ubuntu
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Server Building
2 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.14%) Release Management
4 5 (14.29%) High Availability
4 5 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) Product Management
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Virtual Team Management
6 3 (8.57%) Multichannel Retail
6 3 (8.57%) Network Design
7 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) VB
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
1 19 (54.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (20.00%) CCIE
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (20.00%) MCSE
4 4 (11.43%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) CCNP
4 4 (11.43%) MCITP
4 4 (11.43%) MCP
5 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (28.57%) KVM
3 10 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.86%) vSphere
7 1 (2.86%) XenApp
7 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) yum
2 6 (17.14%) Puppet
3 5 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.86%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.86%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) AppSense
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) Retalix
8 1 (2.86%) Retek
8 1 (2.86%) Veeam