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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 16 1
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 18.18% 4.69% 35.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 75.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£203 £250 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £250 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £250 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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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
13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 29.55% 6.25% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Average daily rate £413 £250 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £250 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Hammersmith region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Computacenter
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Games
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Online Games
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Administrator
1 2 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
2 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Online Games
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) VMS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) Campaign Management
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Kanban
2 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Content Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) RHCSA
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) NFS
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (7.69%) Cobbler
2 1 (7.69%) Opsview
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) Computacenter
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Dell