The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 155 198 205
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.054% 0.080%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.26% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £295 £325 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -29.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £45.60 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +75.38%
Windows Phone
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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
734 1173 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.03% 20.94% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 899 895
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 44 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.87 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Phone across the City of London region.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Extranet
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) UAG

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Extranet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) IBM BigFix
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware