Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 47 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows 83 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.14% 5.96% 7.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.48% 24.79% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 45 25
Croydon median daily rate £525 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £139 £194
90th Percentile £538 £467 £468
South London median daily rate £525 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +50.00% -6.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% +15.38%
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -8.53% - -

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 302 234 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 25.97% 24.05% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 149 56
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £230 £313
90th Percentile £600 £652 £524
South London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% -13.33% +15.38%
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -8.53% - -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 53 (63.86%) Unix
2 52 (62.65%) Test Automation
3 51 (61.45%) Jenkins
4 50 (60.24%) Ansible
4 50 (60.24%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (59.04%) Scrum
5 49 (59.04%) Python
5 49 (59.04%) Bash Shell
5 49 (59.04%) Build Automation
6 48 (57.83%) Puppet
6 48 (57.83%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (57.83%) Shell Script
6 48 (57.83%) Korn
7 39 (46.99%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (38.55%) SQL
9 30 (36.14%) Oracle
10 29 (34.94%) SQL Server
10 29 (34.94%) PowerShell
11 23 (27.71%) Hadoop
11 23 (27.71%) Wiki
11 23 (27.71%) Data Extraction
11 23 (27.71%) Data Analysis
11 23 (27.71%) ETL
11 23 (27.71%) Microsoft Excel
11 23 (27.71%) MS Visio
11 23 (27.71%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (27.71%) Amazon S3
11 23 (27.71%) Apache Hive
11 23 (27.71%) Big Data

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 7 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) Confluence
3 2 (2.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (27.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 39 (46.99%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (27.71%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (27.71%) Amazon S3
2 23 (27.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (8.43%) Office 365
5 6 (7.23%) G Suite
6 4 (4.82%) IaaS
6 4 (4.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Firewall
2 8 (9.64%) DNS
3 4 (4.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.20%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.20%) LAN
4 1 (1.20%) MPLS
4 1 (1.20%) NAS
4 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.20%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) Skype
4 1 (1.20%) SMS
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) VSAN
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
4 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (27.71%) Apache Hive
2 23 (27.71%) Big Data
2 23 (27.71%) Hadoop
2 23 (27.71%) Impala
2 23 (27.71%) Sqoop
3 11 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 51 (61.45%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.46%) JIRA
3 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.02%) Zephyr
5 4 (4.82%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.61%) JUnit
6 3 (3.61%) Maven
6 3 (3.61%) Selenium
6 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.61%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.41%) GitLab
8 1 (1.20%) AutoIt
8 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.20%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.20%) Log4j
General
1 1 (1.20%) Finance
1 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (57.83%) Platform Engineer
2 8 (9.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (4.82%) Analyst
3 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
3 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (3.61%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (3.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (2.41%) Azure Architect
5 2 (2.41%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (2.41%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (2.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (2.41%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (2.41%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (2.41%) Linux Support
5 2 (2.41%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (2.41%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (2.41%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.61%) JSON
3 2 (2.41%) REST
4 1 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.20%) EntireX
4 1 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.71%) Wiki
2 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.20%) Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.86%) Unix
2 20 (24.10%) Linux
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.84%) CentOS
5 6 (7.23%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.41%) Android
6 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Solaris
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (62.65%) Test Automation
2 50 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (60.24%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (59.04%) Build Automation
3 49 (59.04%) Scrum
4 23 (27.71%) Data Analysis
4 23 (27.71%) Data Extraction
4 23 (27.71%) ETL
5 14 (16.87%) DevOps
6 5 (6.02%) Test Management
6 5 (6.02%) Test Planning
7 4 (4.82%) Defect Management
7 4 (4.82%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (4.82%) ITSM
7 4 (4.82%) Storage Management
7 4 (4.82%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.61%) BDD
8 3 (3.61%) Chat Support
8 3 (3.61%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (3.61%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.04%) Bash Shell
1 49 (59.04%) Python
2 48 (57.83%) Korn
2 48 (57.83%) Shell Script
3 32 (38.55%) SQL
4 29 (34.94%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.61%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) MCSA
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) MCITP
5 1 (1.20%) MCP
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) MCTS
5 1 (1.20%) VCAP
5 1 (1.20%) VCDX
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) HDFS
2 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.20%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (60.24%) Ansible
2 48 (57.83%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (57.83%) Puppet
3 23 (27.71%) Hadoop YARN
4 9 (10.84%) SCCM
5 7 (8.43%) Terraform
6 4 (4.82%) vCenter Server
7 3 (3.61%) SCOM
7 3 (3.61%) WSUS
8 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.20%) Consul
8 1 (1.20%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.20%) Packer
8 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Oracle
2 23 (27.71%) Cloudera
3 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.64%) VMware
5 7 (8.43%) Citrix
5 7 (8.43%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.82%) NetApp
7 2 (2.41%) Splunk
8 1 (1.20%) Apple
8 1 (1.20%) Axway
8 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco
8 1 (1.20%) F5
8 1 (1.20%) IronPort
8 1 (1.20%) Isilon
8 1 (1.20%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.20%) Reuters
8 1 (1.20%) Samsung
8 1 (1.20%) Wyse