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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 5.41% 25.00% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£273 £236 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% -7.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £18.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Windows
London

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
7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 18.92% 37.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate £448 £283 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.40% +10.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £18.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
5 4 (26.67%) SCCM
5 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
5 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
5 4 (26.67%) Polycom
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Reuters
5 4 (26.67%) Bloomberg
5 4 (26.67%) Apple
5 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Games

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Technician
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Technician
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) COM
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Online Games
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) VMS
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (6.67%) Campaign Management
3 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) GIAC
2 1 (6.67%) GCIA
2 1 (6.67%) GCIH
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.67%) Snort
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenServer
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Reuters
3 4 (26.67%) Bloomberg
3 4 (26.67%) Polycom
3 4 (26.67%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Computacenter
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Sage
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 21 days ago