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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.71% 10.87% 6.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.12% 62.50% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Median daily rate £363 £400 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -27.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £174 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
34 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 24.29% 17.39% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 6
Median daily rate £375 £400 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £199 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Windows.

1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 8 (23.53%) Banking
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
6 7 (20.59%) ITIL
6 7 (20.59%) Change Management
7 6 (17.65%) Java
7 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (14.71%) VMware
8 5 (14.71%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) Unix
8 5 (14.71%) MS Office
8 5 (14.71%) MCSE
8 5 (14.71%) Citrix
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (14.71%) Symantec
8 5 (14.71%) Firewall
8 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.76%) Identity Management
9 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
9 4 (11.76%) Wireless
9 4 (11.76%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (11.76%) Red Hat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (5.88%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.88%) JBoss
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MediaWiki
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) Network Security
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) Wireless
3 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.82%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) BGP
5 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.94%) IPv6
5 1 (2.94%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) OSPF
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.94%) JBehave
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) ATL
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) MFC
4 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) MDX
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Spring.NET
4 1 (2.94%) STL
4 1 (2.94%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (2.94%) WCF
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) WinForms
4 1 (2.94%) WPF
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) BYOD
5 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Unix
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.94%) Android
7 1 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) Debian
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.94%) VMS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Change Management
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
3 4 (11.76%) Identity Management
3 4 (11.76%) Time Management
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.82%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Web Filtering
5 2 (5.88%) High Availability
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.88%) OOP
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) VC++
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
1 5 (14.71%) MCSE
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) MCP
3 3 (8.82%) A+ Certification
3 3 (8.82%) ACDT
3 3 (8.82%) ACHDS
3 3 (8.82%) ACTC
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) MCDST
3 3 (8.82%) MCSA
3 3 (8.82%) MCSM
3 3 (8.82%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) iptables
3 1 (2.94%) Postfix
3 1 (2.94%) Samba
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.94%) vCloud
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Control-M
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
3 5 (14.71%) Symantec
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) Apple
5 3 (8.82%) Forcepoint
5 3 (8.82%) Tableau
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Lotus
6 2 (5.88%) Sybase
7 1 (2.94%) BEA
7 1 (2.94%) CA
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Nokia