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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.19% 3.42% 14.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.52% 57.14% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £555 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.92% +15.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £247 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £571 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +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
33 7 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.84% 5.98% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 63
Average daily rate £463 £555 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 September 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 September 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 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 13 (38.24%) ITIL
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
4 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (32.35%) LDAP
4 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
5 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
7 8 (23.53%) NFS
7 8 (23.53%) SAN
7 8 (23.53%) JBoss
7 8 (23.53%) Apache
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle
7 8 (23.53%) IIS
7 8 (23.53%) Service Management
7 8 (23.53%) VMware
7 8 (23.53%) Marketing
7 8 (23.53%) NAS
7 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (20.59%) Java
8 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.65%) Migration
10 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (11.76%) Banking

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (23.53%) IIS
1 8 (23.53%) JBoss
1 8 (23.53%) Apache
1 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) LDAP
2 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 8 (23.53%) NAS
3 2 (5.88%) SSH
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) Multicast
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.82%) DB2
3 3 (8.82%) Informix
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) QlikView
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) Maven
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Hudson
2 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Marketing
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
1 6 (17.65%) Administrator
1 6 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) SOAP
1 3 (8.82%) Middleware
1 3 (8.82%) REST
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) WPF
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Equities
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
3 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) UNIX
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.94%) Android
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
3 8 (23.53%) Service Management
3 8 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) Groovy
5 2 (5.88%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CISSP
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PMP
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CISA
2 1 (2.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) NFS
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Snort
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Sybase
5 3 (8.82%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Solace
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.94%) Reuters
7 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) Perforce
7 1 (2.94%) Adobe
7 1 (2.94%) Talarian
7 1 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (2.94%) Google
7 1 (2.94%) DataSynapse