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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.11% 29.89% 15.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.05% 81.25% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +48.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £270 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
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
38 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 33.93% 36.78% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 13
Average daily rate £413 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 20 (47.62%) Windows 7
4 16 (38.10%) Windows XP
5 14 (33.33%) VMware
6 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (28.57%) Finance
8 11 (26.19%) vSphere
9 10 (23.81%) Cisco
10 8 (19.05%) Citrix
10 8 (19.05%) MS Office
10 8 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (19.05%) XenApp
10 8 (19.05%) NetScaler
11 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
11 7 (16.67%) Banking
12 6 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 6 (14.29%) WAN
12 6 (14.29%) ITIL
12 6 (14.29%) SAN
12 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (11.90%) iPhone
13 5 (11.90%) iPad
13 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
13 5 (11.90%) VPN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) NetScaler
2 6 (14.29%) WAN
2 6 (14.29%) SAN
3 5 (11.90%) LAN
3 5 (11.90%) VPN
3 5 (11.90%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) Firewall
7 1 (2.38%) MPLS
7 1 (2.38%) BGP
7 1 (2.38%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Avionics
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.14%) Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Account Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.38%) HTML5
2 1 (2.38%) CSS3
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) WinForms
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.38%) WCF
2 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
1 5 (11.90%) iPhone
1 5 (11.90%) iPad
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows 7
2 16 (38.10%) Windows XP
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.52%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.14%) SUSE
8 2 (4.76%) UNIX
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.38%) CentOS
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.76%) Change Control
5 2 (4.76%) MVC
5 2 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Workflow
6 1 (2.38%) TDD
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.38%) VBA
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) HP AIS
4 1 (2.38%) HP ASE
4 1 (2.38%) APMP
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) CCDA
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) P3O
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) vSphere
3 8 (19.05%) XenApp
4 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) EdgeSight
3 2 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) Cisco
4 8 (19.05%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) AppSense
6 4 (9.52%) NetApp
6 4 (9.52%) Dell
7 3 (7.14%) EMC
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.76%) Remedy
8 2 (4.76%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) Altiris
9 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.38%) F5
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