The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Greenwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 33.33% 14.29% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£413 £387 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -8.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
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 Greenwich region.

Operating Systems Category
Greenwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 33.33% 42.86% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £413 £410 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +12.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Greenwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Greenwich region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Greenwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Greenwich region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Greenwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Greenwich

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Greenwich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Websense
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Altiris
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) HP