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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.55% 14.29% 4.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.76% 80.95% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £553 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
29 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.58% 17.65% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 29
Average daily rate £525 £520 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +26.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 8 (23.53%) Finance
4 8 (23.53%) Degree
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
5 7 (20.59%) UNIX
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
6 6 (17.65%) SAN
6 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (17.65%) Banking
7 5 (14.71%) OO
7 5 (14.71%) Cisco
7 5 (14.71%) IIS
7 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
8 4 (11.76%) Firewall
8 4 (11.76%) C#
8 4 (11.76%) NFS
8 4 (11.76%) Apache
8 4 (11.76%) WAN
8 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (11.76%) TDD
8 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
1 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.94%) Lync
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Loan IQ
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) NAS
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) VoIP
4 2 (5.88%) Wireless
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) FCoE
5 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.94%) DMVPN
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.94%) HSRP
5 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) DTS
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.94%) HBase
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) Toad
2 1 (2.94%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Front Office
4 2 (5.88%) Publishing
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Developer
1 5 (14.71%) Analyst
1 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (8.82%) UI Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior UI Developer
3 3 (8.82%) UI Programmer
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) WPF
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 3 (8.82%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
5 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.94%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (2.94%) MEAP
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.82%) Statistics
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) BYOD
4 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.94%) Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) UNIX
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Solaris
5 2 (5.88%) Android
5 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) OO
3 4 (11.76%) TDD
3 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 3 (8.82%) Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (8.82%) MVVM
4 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
1 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) VBScript
3 3 (8.82%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) LINC
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) MOS
3 1 (2.94%) MCDST
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) NFS
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) SRDF
4 1 (2.94%) KVM
4 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.94%) Control-M
2 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) Tableau
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) Unisys
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Avaya
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Nokia
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Intel
6 1 (2.94%) Nortel
6 1 (2.94%) Sybase