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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 12.75% 13.08% 6.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.36% 73.68% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £520 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £385 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £625 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
22 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.77% 17.76% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 26
Average daily rate £550 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (21.43%) Apache
4 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 6 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
5 5 (17.86%) WPF
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (17.86%) Banking
5 5 (17.86%) JBoss
5 5 (17.86%) SAN
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
5 5 (17.86%) LDAP
5 5 (17.86%) UNIX
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) VBA
6 4 (14.29%) IIS
6 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (21.43%) Apache
1 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.86%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (3.57%) Lync
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.57%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LDAP
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) NAS
2 4 (14.29%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) SMTP
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) FCoE
4 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) HBase
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) DTS
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Toad
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) UI Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior UI Developer
4 3 (10.71%) UI Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Middleware Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
1 5 (17.86%) WPF
2 4 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
2 4 (14.29%) Middleware
3 3 (10.71%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
4 1 (3.57%) MEAP
4 1 (3.57%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.29%) Statistics
3 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.57%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
4 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (14.29%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) MVVM
4 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) ETL Development
7 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) VBA
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) Jython
4 2 (7.14%) Korn
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) MOS
3 1 (3.57%) MCDST
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) NFS
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) SRDF
4 1 (3.57%) KVM
4 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.57%) Xen
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Control-M
2 1 (3.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Tableau
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (3.57%) CA
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Nokia
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) DataSynapse
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) Intel
6 1 (3.57%) Nortel
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix