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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.53% 10.59% 15.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.83% 53.19% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 26
Average daily rate
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£475 £588 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £444 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £46.23 £115.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
24 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.51% 19.92% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 43
Average daily rate £450 £543 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £390 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £46.23 £115.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 14 (37.84%) UNIX
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (35.14%) Blackberry
2 13 (35.14%) Banking
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Firewall
3 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 12 (32.43%) IBM Notes
3 12 (32.43%) MS Office
3 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 12 (32.43%) Lotus
4 10 (27.03%) Internet
4 10 (27.03%) Mac OS X
4 10 (27.03%) C
4 10 (27.03%) MCP
4 10 (27.03%) Mac OS
5 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
5 9 (24.32%) Investment Banking
6 7 (18.92%) SQL
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle
7 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
8 5 (13.51%) Time Management
8 5 (13.51%) SCCM
9 4 (10.81%) Application Packaging
9 4 (10.81%) XenApp
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) Perl
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
10 3 (8.11%) Wireless

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (32.43%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.70%) Documentum
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Eikon
1 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) VoIP
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.70%) 3G
5 1 (2.70%) DMZ
5 1 (2.70%) FTP
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) DB2
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) Sybase IQ
2 1 (2.70%) IDOL
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Maven
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) MSI
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) jMock
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (35.14%) Banking
2 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (27.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.70%) Ext JS
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) Economics
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Equities
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) UNIX
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Mac OS X
4 10 (27.03%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) Solaris
5 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Time Management
2 3 (8.11%) Information Security
2 3 (8.11%) Migration
2 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (8.11%) Release Management
3 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
3 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.70%) Workflow
4 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.70%) Security Management
4 1 (2.70%) TDD
4 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.70%) OO
4 1 (2.70%) SOA
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) C
2 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) VC++
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VBScript
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) MCP
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CISA
3 1 (2.70%) GIAC
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) XenApp
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Control-M
3 2 (5.41%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Lotus
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) Sybase
5 2 (5.41%) CA
5 2 (5.41%) Nokia
5 2 (5.41%) Avaya
5 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.41%) Nortel
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Reuters
6 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.70%) AppSense
6 1 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Interwoven