The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Hammersmith 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 26.09% 10.81% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£260 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 39.13% 21.62% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Average daily rate £260 £378 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% +60.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £378 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £378 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
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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 24 July 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 (44.44%) Windows XP
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Opsview
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
2 1 (11.11%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opsview
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) SAP