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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 23 4 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.55% 13.97% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 73.08% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 12
Average daily rate
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£525 £600 £586
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £294 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
27 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.45% 19.12% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 33
Average daily rate £525 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £244 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) Reuters
5 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) MetaFrame
5 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
1 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) GUI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Flex Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (16.67%) Equities
4 1 (8.33%) Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) MetaFrame
1 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas
2 2 (16.67%) Reuters
2 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse
3 1 (8.33%) Solace
3 1 (8.33%) Talarian
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO