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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.31% 16.06% 8.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 46.67% 62.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 31 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £175 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
9 75 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.96% 34.40% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 67 28
Average daily rate £475 £560 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £175 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Lync
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Avaya
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) MCSE
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) MCITP
7 2 (13.33%) SCCM
7 2 (13.33%) HTML5
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) JSON
7 2 (13.33%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Documentum
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) SPDY
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) CloverETL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Rose
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
1 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Network Support
2 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) JAX-RS
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.67%) CGI
3 1 (6.67%) OLE
3 1 (6.67%) SGML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) DHTML
3 1 (6.67%) JDBC
3 1 (6.67%) JSP
3 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Economics
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) UML
2 1 (6.67%) OO
2 1 (6.67%) Content Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) MVVM
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) MetaFrame
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Reuters
3 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (13.33%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade