The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Docklands, London region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.53% 4.74% 13.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.95% 31.43% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £388 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £227 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.95% 15.09% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 34
Average daily rate £520 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.06% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £240 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
London

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 August 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 1 August 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 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) Banking
4 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (26.47%) Information Security
5 9 (26.47%) UNIX
6 7 (20.59%) IBM Notes
6 7 (20.59%) Oracle
6 7 (20.59%) MS Office
6 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
6 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
6 7 (20.59%) Citrix
6 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
6 7 (20.59%) Lotus
7 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.71%) C
8 5 (14.71%) Migration
8 5 (14.71%) MSI
8 5 (14.71%) Economics
9 4 (11.76%) Application Packaging
9 4 (11.76%) Mac OS
9 4 (11.76%) XenApp
9 4 (11.76%) SAN
9 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
9 4 (11.76%) Firewall
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (20.59%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.82%) Lync
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) RMDS
1 1 (2.94%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SAN
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.88%) NAS
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) SNMP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) 3G
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) FCoE
3 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.94%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.94%) DecisionStream
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.94%) Essbase
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) HBase
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Event Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Metric Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) Toad
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Applications Packager
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Auditor
4 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Information Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) IT Auditor
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Test Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) XSLT
2 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.71%) Economics
4 3 (8.82%) PMI
4 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (26.47%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) Mac OS
5 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Solaris
8 1 (2.94%) SUSE
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Information Security
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (8.82%) IT Governance
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Document Management
6 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) C
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) MCP
2 3 (8.82%) CISSP
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) PMP
2 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) GIAC
2 3 (8.82%) CISA
2 3 (8.82%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) CRISC
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.94%) Basel III
1 1 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) XenApp
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
3 1 (2.94%) SRDF
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Citrix
2 7 (20.59%) Lotus
3 3 (8.82%) Sybase
4 2 (5.88%) F5
4 2 (5.88%) CA
4 2 (5.88%) NetApp
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) EMC
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Intel
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (2.94%) SAP