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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 33.33% 5.13% 21.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 22.22% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£428 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 41.67% 23.08% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) vSphere
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) Polycom
5 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (25.00%) Reuters
5 4 (25.00%) Bloomberg
5 4 (25.00%) Apple
5 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) Games

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support Technician
1 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Online Games
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Campaign Management
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) GIAC
2 1 (6.25%) GCIA
2 1 (6.25%) GCIH
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.25%) Snort
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Apple
3 4 (25.00%) Reuters
3 4 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 4 (25.00%) Polycom
4 2 (12.50%) Computacenter
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Dell