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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 16.67% 33.33% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £450 £413 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +4.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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 Greenwich region.

Operating Systems Category
Greenwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 25.00% 33.33% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £456 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +0.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) MCP
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) Symantec
4 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) arcserve
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) NUnit
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Apple

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Greenwich by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) arcserve
4 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky