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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.69% 10.14% 17.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 50.00% 67.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 23
Average daily rate £500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £316 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £662
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 30 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 21.43% 20.27% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 41
Average daily rate £550 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £339 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 20 (54.05%) Banking
2 17 (45.95%) UNIX
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) Oracle
5 12 (32.43%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) SAN
6 11 (29.73%) Finance
7 10 (27.03%) SQL
7 10 (27.03%) Investment Banking
8 9 (24.32%) Solaris
8 9 (24.32%) Intel
9 8 (21.62%) HP
10 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
10 7 (18.92%) Citrix
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.92%) Sybase
11 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
11 6 (16.22%) Information Security
11 6 (16.22%) NAS
11 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (13.51%) Clustering
12 5 (13.51%) Symantec
12 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
12 5 (13.51%) Middleware
12 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
12 5 (13.51%) MS Office
12 5 (13.51%) EMC
12 5 (13.51%) Lotus
13 4 (10.81%) NetApp
13 4 (10.81%) Veritas

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
2 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) Documentum
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Eikon
2 1 (2.70%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) SAN
2 6 (16.22%) NAS
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) Multicast
3 4 (10.81%) FCoE
3 4 (10.81%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) LDAP
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) HBase
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.70%) Essbase
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) OLAP
3 1 (2.70%) DecisionStream
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) LLVM
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 20 (54.05%) Banking
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) IT Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Packager
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) XSLT
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
1 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.41%) PMI
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Economics
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) CUDA
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.70%) Physics
5 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.70%) GIS
5 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) UNIX
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Solaris
4 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Information Security
1 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
2 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.41%) Project Management
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
3 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
3 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.41%) IT Governance
3 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.70%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (2.70%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (2.70%) E-Discovery
4 1 (2.70%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VBA
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) C++
2 2 (5.41%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) VC++
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) CISSP
1 4 (10.81%) CISA
1 4 (10.81%) GIAC
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) PMP
3 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CRISC
4 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Basel III
2 1 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) NFS
2 4 (10.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Veritas File System
2 4 (10.81%) SRDF
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (5.41%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.41%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.70%) MOM
4 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle
3 9 (24.32%) Intel
4 8 (21.62%) HP
5 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 7 (18.92%) Sybase
6 5 (13.51%) Symantec
6 5 (13.51%) EMC
6 5 (13.51%) Lotus
7 4 (10.81%) NetApp
7 4 (10.81%) Veritas
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco
7 4 (10.81%) IBM
8 3 (8.11%) Bloomberg
9 2 (5.41%) Fidessa
9 2 (5.41%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) CA
9 2 (5.41%) Reuters
9 2 (5.41%) VMware
10 1 (2.70%) 29West