The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 17.86% 5.88% 15.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 33.33% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£260 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hammersmith region.

Operating Systems Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 32.14% 17.65% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Average daily rate £260 £361 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.97% +53.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £361 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £361 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Online Games
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Online Games
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
1 1 (12.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee