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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.38% 9.48% 19.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 47.62% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 20
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £381 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
15 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 15.63% 19.91% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 32
Average daily rate £450 £543 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £390 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 (43.33%) UNIX
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Banking
3 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (26.67%) Internet
5 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
5 8 (26.67%) Investment Banking
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) MS Office
6 7 (23.33%) IBM Notes
6 7 (23.33%) Lotus
7 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle
7 6 (20.00%) C
7 6 (20.00%) Perl
7 6 (20.00%) MCP
7 6 (20.00%) Mac OS
8 5 (16.67%) Time Management
9 4 (13.33%) AIX
9 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (13.33%) Middleware
9 4 (13.33%) BladeLogic
10 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
10 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.00%) Control-M

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (23.33%) IBM Notes
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) Documentum
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
1 8 (26.67%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) LDAP
3 2 (6.67%) SSL
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.33%) DMZ
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) IDOL
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.33%) jMock
General
1 11 (36.67%) Banking
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Release Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) UNIX
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (13.33%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Time Management
2 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (6.67%) Analytics
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.67%) OO
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (3.33%) SOA
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (20.00%) C
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Jython
5 2 (6.67%) Korn
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) VC++
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (10.00%) XenApp
1 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) BladeLogic
2 3 (10.00%) Control-M
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Lotus
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) Sybase
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) Avaya
5 2 (6.67%) BMC
5 2 (6.67%) CA
5 2 (6.67%) Nokia
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Nortel
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec
5 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) Reuters
6 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.33%) AppSense
6 1 (3.33%) Interwoven
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Fidessa