Period
to 18 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
South London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 37 22
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 74 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 5.04% 6.88% 8.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.51% 33.33% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 26
Croydon median daily rate £325 £415 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.69% -9.04% +21.67%
10th Percentile £177 £133 £305
90th Percentile £508 £536 £473
South London median daily rate £250 £389 £375
% change year-on-year -35.69% +3.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £17.50 -
South London median hourly rate £44.92 £43.92 £47.83
% change year-on-year +2.28% -8.19% +151.74%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 122 222 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 17.09% 20.63% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 158 52
Croydon median daily rate £500 £491 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +7.67% +11.28%
10th Percentile £213 £278 £351
90th Percentile £688 £600 £538
South London median daily rate £453 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -4.74% +18.75% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £17.50 -
South London median hourly rate £44.92 £43.92 £47.67
% change year-on-year +2.28% -7.87% +150.87%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Croydon

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Croydon

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Croydon over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Croydon

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 20 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) Office 365
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.78%) SCCM
5 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 8 (22.22%) DevOps
7 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
7 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
7 7 (19.44%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) Terraform
8 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 5 (13.89%) Firewall
9 5 (13.89%) JIRA
9 5 (13.89%) Scrum
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (11.11%) VMware
10 4 (11.11%) Device Driver
10 4 (11.11%) Migration
10 4 (11.11%) CentOS
10 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.11%) MSI

Windows
Co-occurring 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 2 (5.56%) Confluence
1 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Office 365
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) BGP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
3 2 (5.56%) IPsec
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) MPLS
3 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) OSPF
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) VLAN
3 2 (5.56%) VPLS
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MS Access
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
4 4 (11.11%) GitLab
4 4 (11.11%) MSI
5 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.33%) Subversion
5 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (5.56%) CircleCI
6 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.56%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.78%) JUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Maven
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium
7 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) Consultant
1 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Applications Packager
3 3 (8.33%) Database Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) IT Support
3 3 (8.33%) MSI Packager
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Application Packager
3 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Rollout Technician
4 2 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) LDAP
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.56%) CMDB
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (11.11%) CentOS
6 3 (8.33%) Android
6 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) DevOps
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (8.33%) Deadline-Driven
6 3 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Security Patching
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow
7 2 (5.56%) Build Automation
7 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.56%) Presales
7 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.56%) Security Hardening
7 2 (5.56%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) VBA
4 2 (5.56%) Groovy
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) CCNP
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) JNCIS
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) XenApp
4 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) iptables
5 2 (5.56%) KVM
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) Terraform
3 4 (11.11%) Consul
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (11.11%) Packer
4 3 (8.33%) Puppet
5 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
5 2 (5.56%) Ansible
5 2 (5.56%) WSUS
5 2 (5.56%) yum
6 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Aruba
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) Google
3 3 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) EqualLogic
4 2 (5.56%) Ivanti
4 2 (5.56%) Juniper
4 2 (5.56%) Meraki
4 2 (5.56%) NetApp
4 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.56%) ProCurve
4 2 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (5.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.78%) F5
5 1 (2.78%) McAfee