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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.29% 15.18% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.88% 85.00% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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
32 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 19.88% 17.86% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 29
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £135 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) UNIX
3 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 11 (28.95%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) Finance
5 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
5 9 (23.68%) IIS
6 8 (21.05%) .NET
6 8 (21.05%) Java
6 8 (21.05%) IBM
6 8 (21.05%) BladeLogic
6 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) Unisys
7 7 (18.42%) Middleware
7 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.79%) Banking
8 6 (15.79%) SAN
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle
8 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) LINC
9 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
10 4 (10.53%) Firewall
10 4 (10.53%) Cisco
10 4 (10.53%) Apache
10 4 (10.53%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
1 9 (23.68%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Loan IQ
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) LDAP
2 4 (10.53%) WAN
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) NAS
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
4 2 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) FCoE
5 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.63%) DMVPN
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.63%) HSRP
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) DTS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) HBase
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Ant
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Toad
3 1 (2.63%) MSI
3 1 (2.63%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Front Office
4 2 (5.26%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Configuration Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Build Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Software Configuration Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Release Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Build and Release Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Software Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Software Release Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) XSLT
4 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.63%) WCF
4 1 (2.63%) WPF
4 1 (2.63%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (2.63%) MEAP
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) BYOD
3 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
1 11 (28.95%) UNIX
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.53%) DevOps
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) OO
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Network Management
5 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.16%) LINC
4 3 (7.89%) VBScript
5 2 (5.26%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) MOS
3 1 (2.63%) MCDST
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) NFS
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) SRDF
5 1 (2.63%) KVM
5 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.63%) Xen
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.63%) Control-M
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) IBM
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) Unisys
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.63%) DataSynapse
7 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.63%) Intel