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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.26% 3.96% 9.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 26.67% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 12
Average daily rate £350 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £390 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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
22 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.89% 14.85% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 21
Average daily rate £375 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 40 (72.73%) Finance
2 21 (38.18%) Linux
3 16 (29.09%) Banking
4 15 (27.27%) ITIL
5 14 (25.45%) Windows 10
6 10 (18.18%) Unix
7 9 (16.36%) Migration
7 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
7 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
7 9 (16.36%) Big Data
8 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
8 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.55%) Java
9 7 (12.73%) Oracle
9 7 (12.73%) DNS
9 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.73%) Scrum
9 7 (12.73%) Change Management
9 7 (12.73%) Firewall
9 7 (12.73%) SCCM
9 7 (12.73%) Investment Banking
9 7 (12.73%) Apache Spark
10 6 (10.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (10.91%) iptables
10 6 (10.91%) Algorithms
10 6 (10.91%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (10.91%) Yammer

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (12.73%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon S3
2 6 (10.91%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (10.91%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (10.91%) Yammer
3 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) DNS
1 7 (12.73%) Firewall
2 5 (9.09%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) LDAP
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) Network Security
4 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.82%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.82%) DHCP
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) Multicast
5 1 (1.82%) NAS
5 1 (1.82%) PBX
5 1 (1.82%) VoIP
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) WebEx
5 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Big Data
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.45%) HBase
4 3 (5.45%) Impala
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Ant
3 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.82%) Hudson
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.82%) VTune
General
1 40 (72.73%) Finance
2 16 (29.09%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.27%) DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.27%) Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Senior DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Senior SQL DBA
4 4 (7.27%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.45%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (5.45%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) ATL
2 2 (3.64%) MFC
2 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.82%) Java SE
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.82%) Spring
3 1 (1.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Algorithms
1 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 14 (25.45%) Windows 10
3 10 (18.18%) Unix
4 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.45%) Mac OS
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.82%) Solaris
8 1 (1.82%) VMS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) Migration
2 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
3 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.73%) Change Management
4 7 (12.73%) Scrum
5 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.09%) Change Control
7 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.27%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (7.27%) Database Security
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.45%) Dependency Management
8 3 (5.45%) Pay per click
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
2 8 (14.55%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.09%) C++
4 5 (9.09%) Python
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
5 3 (5.45%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 2 (3.64%) VC++
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) PMI Certification
1 4 (7.27%) PMP
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) MCP
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Basel III
2 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.91%) iptables
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.82%) Control-M
3 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Splunk
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.27%) HP
5 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.45%) Symantec
6 2 (3.64%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.82%) Avaya
7 1 (1.82%) BEA
7 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.82%) CA
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) Informatica
7 1 (1.82%) Lotus
7 1 (1.82%) Nokia
7 1 (1.82%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.82%) Perforce
7 1 (1.82%) Reuters
7 1 (1.82%) VMware