Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 37 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -32 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 59 41 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.05% 7.75% 22.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.06% 28.67% 70.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 51
Croydon median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £140 £194 £215
90th Percentile £469 £468 £520
South London median daily rate £360 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% +4.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Croydon median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -16.13%
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +181.35% +6.25%

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 218 143 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 26.05% 27.03% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 59 70
Croydon median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £218 £313 £303
90th Percentile £581 £523 £525
South London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Croydon median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -16.13%
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +173.31% +9.38%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 36 (61.02%) SC Cleared
1 36 (61.02%) Security Cleared
2 30 (50.85%) Windows Server
2 30 (50.85%) Linux
3 26 (44.07%) VMware
3 26 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (35.59%) Windows 10
5 20 (33.90%) Puppet
5 20 (33.90%) Red Hat
6 19 (32.20%) Firewall
6 19 (32.20%) Ubuntu
6 19 (32.20%) CentOS
7 16 (27.12%) Migration
8 15 (25.42%) DNS
9 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
10 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
11 12 (20.34%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (20.34%) yum
11 12 (20.34%) KVM
11 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
11 12 (20.34%) LDAP
12 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
14 9 (15.25%) VBScript
15 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (11.86%) Server Building
16 7 (11.86%) SQL
16 7 (11.86%) Spread Betting

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 5 (8.47%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Office 365
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) Firewall
2 15 (25.42%) DNS
3 12 (20.34%) LDAP
4 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.78%) SAN
5 4 (6.78%) VPN
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
6 3 (5.08%) WAN
7 2 (3.39%) NAS
7 2 (3.39%) Network Security
7 2 (3.39%) OSPF
7 2 (3.39%) Skype
7 2 (3.39%) VLAN
7 2 (3.39%) VSAN
8 1 (1.69%) ATM
8 1 (1.69%) DHCP
8 1 (1.69%) Internet
8 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MS Access
2 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (6.78%) Star Schema
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MSI
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Administrator
2 19 (32.20%) Linux Administrator
2 19 (32.20%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (30.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 15 (25.42%) VMWare Administrator
5 10 (16.95%) Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Data Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Data Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) e-Learning Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Mobile Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Data Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) REST
1 4 (6.78%) XML
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Spread Betting
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.78%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Linux
1 30 (50.85%) Windows Server
2 21 (35.59%) Windows 10
3 19 (32.20%) CentOS
3 19 (32.20%) Ubuntu
4 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.78%) SUSE
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.08%) AIX
9 2 (3.39%) Unix
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Migration
2 7 (11.86%) Server Building
3 6 (10.17%) DevOps
4 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.78%) Data Integration
5 4 (6.78%) ETL
5 4 (6.78%) Scrum
5 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (6.78%) Validation
6 3 (5.08%) ITIL
6 3 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.08%) Open Source
7 2 (3.39%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.39%) BCP
7 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
3 9 (15.25%) VBScript
4 7 (11.86%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) AWK
5 4 (6.78%) SAS Macro
5 4 (6.78%) sed
5 4 (6.78%) VB
6 3 (5.08%) C
7 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (61.02%) SC Cleared
1 36 (61.02%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) CCNP
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) KVM
2 12 (20.34%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (8.47%) vSphere
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.08%) iptables
5 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.69%) Docker
6 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) Puppet
2 12 (20.34%) yum
3 5 (8.47%) SCCM
4 2 (3.39%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.39%) PowerCLI
4 2 (3.39%) Terraform
5 1 (1.69%) Ansible
5 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) VMware
2 20 (33.90%) Red Hat
3 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) EMC
5 4 (6.78%) Greenplum
5 4 (6.78%) NetApp
6 3 (5.08%) Dell
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
7 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.69%) AppSense
8 1 (1.69%) Aruba
8 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) McAfee