The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.88% 6.61% 12.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.64% 72.73% 52.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £555 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.92% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £324 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 11 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.10% 9.09% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 61
Average daily rate £400 £555 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.92% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Canary Wharf region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (28.57%) LDAP
6 8 (28.57%) NFS
6 8 (28.57%) JBoss
6 8 (28.57%) Apache
6 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 8 (28.57%) IIS
6 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 8 (28.57%) SAN
6 8 (28.57%) Service Management
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (28.57%) NAS
6 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (28.57%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) Marketing
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (14.29%) UNIX
10 4 (14.29%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 8 (28.57%) IIS
1 8 (28.57%) JBoss
1 8 (28.57%) Apache
1 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LDAP
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
1 8 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (7.14%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.71%) DB2
3 3 (10.71%) Informix
3 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Maven
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (21.43%) Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Release Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) SOAP
1 3 (10.71%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.57%) WCF
3 1 (3.57%) WPF
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) Swing
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Equities
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Wiki
4 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.57%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 8 (28.57%) Service Management
3 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Groovy
4 2 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CISA
2 1 (3.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) NFS
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Sybase
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.57%) Reuters
5 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) DataSynapse
5 1 (3.57%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (3.57%) Solace
5 1 (3.57%) Talarian