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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 13.64% 27.59% 16.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 80.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £236 £255 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £255 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £255 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 18.18% 34.48% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate £283 £255 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £255 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £255 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
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 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 29 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) EqualLogic
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple