The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Greenwich 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 50.00% - 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £387 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Greenwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 100.00% 16.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £387 £380 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -3.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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 18 April 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) AppDNA
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) GDB
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Greenwich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Spatial
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) GDB
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Junior
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (20.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Legato
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco