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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.70% 11.24% 11.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 74.36% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £435 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £700 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -8.44%
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 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 21.24% 15.12% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 33
Average daily rate £400 £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £406 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 22 October 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 22 October 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 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (34.21%) Finance
4 12 (31.58%) Firewall
4 12 (31.58%) Blackberry
5 11 (28.95%) Lotus
5 11 (28.95%) IBM Notes
5 11 (28.95%) C
5 11 (28.95%) MS Office
6 10 (26.32%) Linux
6 10 (26.32%) MCP
6 10 (26.32%) Mac OS X
6 10 (26.32%) Internet
6 10 (26.32%) Mac OS
6 10 (26.32%) Banking
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) Oracle
9 6 (15.79%) Migration
9 6 (15.79%) Investment Banking
9 6 (15.79%) SCCM
9 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
10 5 (13.16%) XenApp
10 5 (13.16%) Time Management
10 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
10 5 (13.16%) Application Packaging
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (13.16%) Information Security
10 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
11 4 (10.53%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (28.95%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.26%) Lync
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Documentum
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) Internet
3 4 (10.53%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) VoIP
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.26%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
6 1 (2.63%) 3G
6 1 (2.63%) FTP
6 1 (2.63%) HTTP
6 1 (2.63%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) DB2
1 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) IDOL
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MSI
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) jMock
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) International Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
1 10 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Packager
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.63%) Spring
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) Ext JS
3 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Economics
4 1 (2.63%) Equities
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 10 (26.32%) Mac OS X
3 10 (26.32%) Mac OS
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.26%) AIX
7 2 (5.26%) Solaris
8 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Time Management
2 5 (13.16%) Information Security
3 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.89%) Release Management
4 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.63%) Security Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) ETL
5 1 (2.63%) SOA
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.63%) OO
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) IT Governance
5 1 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Scala
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) MCP
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) MCITP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) GIAC
4 1 (2.63%) CISA
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) XenApp
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.26%) Control-M
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Lotus
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) F5
5 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya
5 2 (5.26%) Nortel
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) CA
5 2 (5.26%) Nokia
5 2 (5.26%) Symantec
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) AppSense
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Adobe
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Interwoven