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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 9.09% 6.25% 21.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 75.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£93 £250 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £250 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -8.44%
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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
10 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 22.73% 8.33% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 9
Average daily rate £413 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £317 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -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
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 21 October 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 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Puppet
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Splunk
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (10.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) Opsview
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Online Games
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) SCOM
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Kanban
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (10.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (10.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow