Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 39 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows 91 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.57% 7.51% 7.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.04% 28.13% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 48 27
Croydon median daily rate £525 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -8.54% -8.89%
10th Percentile £300 £139 £263
90th Percentile £538 £469 £465
South London median daily rate £525 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +46.85% -4.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Croydon median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.34% +11.54%
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £47.83 £20.25
% change year-on-year -8.53% +136.20% -45.14%

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 284 192 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 23.63% 26.70% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 116 66
Croydon median daily rate £525 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +8.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £379 £215 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £524
South London median daily rate £525 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +13.51% +8.82% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Croydon median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.34% +11.54%
South London median hourly rate £43.63 £47.83 £20.25
% change year-on-year -8.79% +136.20% -57.66%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018, 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 52 (57.14%) Unix
2 49 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (52.75%) Scrum
3 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (52.75%) Python
3 48 (52.75%) Bash Shell
3 48 (52.75%) Jenkins
4 47 (51.65%) Build Automation
5 46 (50.55%) Ansible
5 46 (50.55%) Puppet
5 46 (50.55%) Test Automation
6 45 (49.45%) Korn
6 45 (49.45%) Shell Script
6 45 (49.45%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (40.66%) SQL
8 35 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 34 (37.36%) PowerShell
9 34 (37.36%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (28.57%) Linux
11 25 (27.47%) Oracle
12 23 (25.27%) Microsoft Excel
12 23 (25.27%) MS Visio
12 23 (25.27%) ETL
12 23 (25.27%) Data Extraction
12 23 (25.27%) Wiki
12 23 (25.27%) Data Analysis
12 23 (25.27%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (25.27%) Amazon S3
12 23 (25.27%) Hadoop
12 23 (25.27%) Apache Hive

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 (5.49%) Confluence
1 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) nginx
2 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (25.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 34 (37.36%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (25.27%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (25.27%) Amazon S3
2 23 (25.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (7.69%) IaaS
5 4 (4.40%) Office 365
6 3 (3.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) Firewall
2 11 (12.09%) DNS
3 7 (7.69%) DHCP
4 4 (4.40%) MPLS
4 4 (4.40%) NAS
4 4 (4.40%) NetScaler
4 4 (4.40%) SAN
4 4 (4.40%) VPN
4 4 (4.40%) VSAN
5 1 (1.10%) LAN
5 1 (1.10%) SMS
5 1 (1.10%) SSL
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) WAN
5 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.27%) Apache Hive
2 23 (25.27%) Big Data
2 23 (25.27%) Hadoop
2 23 (25.27%) Impala
2 23 (25.27%) Sqoop
3 8 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (52.75%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.99%) JIRA
4 6 (6.59%) Artifactory
5 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.30%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.10%) MSI
6 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.10%) Toad
General
1 1 (1.10%) Finance
1 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (49.45%) Platform Engineer
2 11 (12.09%) Network Engineer
3 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (6.59%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
4 4 (4.40%) Analyst
4 4 (4.40%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (4.40%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (3.30%) Administrator
5 3 (3.30%) Consultant
5 3 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (3.30%) Technical Support
6 2 (2.20%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (2.20%) Azure Architect
6 2 (2.20%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (2.20%) SCCM Administrator
6 2 (2.20%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) Web Services
2 3 (3.30%) JSON
3 1 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.10%) EntireX
3 1 (1.10%) J2EE
3 1 (1.10%) LDAP
3 1 (1.10%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Wiki
2 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (57.14%) Unix
2 26 (28.57%) Linux
3 19 (20.88%) Windows Server
4 18 (19.78%) Windows 10
5 12 (13.19%) CentOS
6 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.20%) Android
7 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (52.75%) Scrum
3 47 (51.65%) Build Automation
4 46 (50.55%) Test Automation
5 23 (25.27%) Data Analysis
5 23 (25.27%) Data Extraction
5 23 (25.27%) ETL
6 12 (13.19%) Storage Management
7 10 (10.99%) DevOps
8 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.59%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (4.40%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (4.40%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.30%) Chat Support
11 3 (3.30%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (3.30%) Test Planning
11 3 (3.30%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.75%) Bash Shell
1 48 (52.75%) Python
2 45 (49.45%) Korn
2 45 (49.45%) Shell Script
3 37 (40.66%) SQL
4 34 (37.36%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.20%) Groovy
6 1 (1.10%) Ruby
6 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) MCSA
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.20%) VCAP
4 2 (2.20%) VCDX
5 1 (1.10%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (25.27%) HDFS
2 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
3 12 (13.19%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (4.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (4.40%) VMware NSX
6 4 (4.40%) vSphere
6 4 (4.40%) XenApp
6 4 (4.40%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.10%) Docker
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (50.55%) Ansible
1 46 (50.55%) Puppet
2 45 (49.45%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (25.27%) Hadoop YARN
4 12 (13.19%) vCenter Server
5 11 (12.09%) SCCM
6 3 (3.30%) SCOM
6 3 (3.30%) WSUS
7 2 (2.20%) Consul
7 2 (2.20%) Packer
7 2 (2.20%) Terraform
8 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.10%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.10%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (1.10%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.10%) Kibana
8 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.10%) logstash
8 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (27.47%) Oracle
2 23 (25.27%) Cloudera
3 20 (21.98%) VMware
4 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.19%) NetApp
6 11 (12.09%) Splunk
7 8 (8.79%) Cisco
7 8 (8.79%) Citrix
8 7 (7.69%) Ivanti
9 4 (4.40%) Wyse
10 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.10%) Apple
11 1 (1.10%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.10%) Isilon
11 1 (1.10%) McAfee
11 1 (1.10%) Reuters
11 1 (1.10%) Samsung