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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.66% 6.64% 14.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.00% 42.86% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 24
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £700 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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
20 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.24% 15.49% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 38
Average daily rate £450 £448 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +15.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £360 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 21 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 21 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 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (28.13%) UNIX
5 9 (28.13%) Information Security
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (21.88%) MS Office
7 7 (21.88%) IBM Notes
7 7 (21.88%) Lotus
7 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
8 6 (18.75%) C
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
8 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.75%) Citrix
8 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.63%) MCP
9 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
9 5 (15.63%) Internet
9 5 (15.63%) MSI
9 5 (15.63%) Firewall
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 5 (15.63%) Economics
9 5 (15.63%) Mac OS
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) Data Mining
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (21.88%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.38%) Lync
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) 3G
4 1 (3.13%) SNMP
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) DecisionStream
2 1 (3.13%) Essbase
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos Event Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos Metric Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MSI
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) International Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Auditor
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Auditor
6 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Risk Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Audit Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
2 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.63%) Economics
4 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
4 3 (9.38%) PMI
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Derivative
5 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 9 (28.13%) UNIX
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
6 5 (15.63%) Mac OS
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.25%) Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Information Security
2 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) IT Governance
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.25%) Release Management
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Security Management
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MCP
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) CISSP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) PMP
2 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CISA
2 3 (9.38%) GIAC
2 3 (9.38%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) CRISC
4 1 (3.13%) VCP5
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.13%) Basel III
1 1 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (3.13%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Lotus
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) CA
4 2 (6.25%) Sybase
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco