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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 8.51% 5.08% 24.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 60.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£93 £250 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.00% +8.69%
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 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.13% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
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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
10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 21.28% 8.47% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
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 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £317 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 30 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 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Opsview
4 1 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Online Games
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) SCOM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Online Games
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
1 1 (11.11%) Opsview
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft