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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 10.58% 12.24% 10.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.11% 54.55% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £310 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.73 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
18 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.31% 22.45% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 23
Average daily rate £450 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £410 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) SQL
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
5 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
5 5 (26.32%) WPF
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) UNIX
6 4 (21.05%) VBA
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Statistics
6 4 (21.05%) MVVM
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (21.05%) Tableau
6 4 (21.05%) Task Parallel Library
6 4 (21.05%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) WCF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Multicast
3 1 (5.26%) FCoE
3 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) DMZ
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (5.26%) HBase
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Toad
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) UI Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior UI Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Middleware Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) WPF
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Task Parallel Library
3 3 (15.79%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
2 4 (21.05%) Statistics
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.26%) Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
3 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) MVVM
3 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) VBA
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) VBScript
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.53%) Jython
5 2 (10.53%) Korn
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) VC++
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) SRDF
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Tableau
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Sybase
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) BMC
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Intel
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos