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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 9 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.16% 12.36% 5.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 66.67% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 14
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -12.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%
Windows
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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
10 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.63% 18.54% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 26
Average daily rate £508 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £300 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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
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 2 March 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 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) MS Office
5 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 5 (26.32%) Retail
6 5 (26.32%) WSUS
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (21.05%) Reuters
7 4 (21.05%) Bloomberg
7 4 (21.05%) Symantec
7 4 (21.05%) Veritas
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
7 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) UNIX
7 4 (21.05%) MetaFrame
7 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
7 4 (21.05%) Dell
8 3 (15.79%) Change Management
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.26%) JProfiler
1 1 (5.26%) Gradle
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) VisualVM
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Economics
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
2 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Groovy
2 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) MetaFrame
2 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) WSUS
2 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Veritas
3 4 (21.05%) Reuters
3 4 (21.05%) Bloomberg
3 4 (21.05%) Symantec
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Polycom
5 1 (5.26%) hybris