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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 13.04% 10.38% 12.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 61.11% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 16
Average daily rate £525 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.73 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -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
12 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 26.09% 16.98% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 26
Average daily rate £488 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £340 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £635 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.73 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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
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 29 April 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 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
4 2 (16.67%) Axway
4 2 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Endur
2 1 (8.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) NAS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Front Office
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Management Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (16.67%) MFC
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (16.67%) STL
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Equities
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (16.67%) Release Management
1 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) ETRM
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) OOP
2 1 (8.33%) Presales
2 1 (8.33%) SFIA
2 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Control-M
2 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Axway
3 2 (16.67%) BEA
3 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 2 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) OpenLink
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat