The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 12.70% 9.62% 7.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 58.82% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 11
Average daily rate £588 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.23% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £517 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 15.87% 16.35% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 28
Average daily rate £525 £425 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -21.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £511 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Docklands, London

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Docklands, London region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Front Office
5 6 (26.09%) Banking
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) Unix
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) Perl
6 5 (21.74%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 4 (17.39%) Equities
7 4 (17.39%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
7 4 (17.39%) VC++
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) C++
7 4 (17.39%) Sybase
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) Lotus
7 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
8 3 (13.04%) Middleware
8 3 (13.04%) Bloomberg
8 3 (13.04%) Active Directory

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Endur
2 2 (8.70%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DMZ
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (30.43%) Front Office
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) Analyst
1 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
1 3 (13.04%) Developer
1 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Build and Release Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Build Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Linux Support
2 2 (8.70%) Release Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Software Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Software Configuration Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Software Release Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
2 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (13.04%) MFC
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) STL
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ATL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
1 4 (17.39%) Equities
1 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) Biometrics
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Release Management
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Coaching
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) ETRM
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Market Making
4 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Test Management
4 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) Perl
1 5 (21.74%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
2 4 (17.39%) C++
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) VC++
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) LINC
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) BladeLogic
2 2 (8.70%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (4.35%) Control-M
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Lotus
3 4 (17.39%) Sybase
4 3 (13.04%) Bloomberg
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) OpenLink
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Reuters
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) Unisys
6 1 (4.35%) BEA
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp