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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.18% 9.36% 8.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.94% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £510 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +2.33%
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
17 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.35% 18.71% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 16
Average daily rate £425 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £410 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 8 (34.78%) UNIX
4 6 (26.09%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
4 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Middleware
5 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 4 (17.39%) VBA
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) Statistics
6 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
6 4 (17.39%) BladeLogic
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (17.39%) MVVM
6 4 (17.39%) WPF
6 4 (17.39%) Waterfall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) RMDS
1 1 (4.35%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) FCoE
3 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.35%) Multicast
3 1 (4.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (4.35%) DTS
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.35%) HBase
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) UI Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior UI Developer
3 3 (13.04%) UI Programmer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) WPF
2 4 (17.39%) Task Parallel Library
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
2 4 (17.39%) Statistics
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) AIX
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
2 4 (17.39%) MVVM
2 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
2 4 (17.39%) TDD
2 4 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (17.39%) OO
2 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) VBA
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) Jython
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Korn
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VBScript
5 2 (8.70%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (8.70%) XenApp
1 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.35%) SRDF
2 1 (4.35%) KVM
2 1 (4.35%) Xen
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) BladeLogic
2 3 (13.04%) Control-M
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
4 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Tableau
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) BMC
4 2 (8.70%) CA
4 2 (8.70%) Nortel
4 2 (8.70%) Nokia
4 2 (8.70%) Lotus
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) AppSense
5 1 (4.35%) DataSynapse
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian