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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 6.25% 16.67% 23.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£273 £283 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% +10.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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
6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 18.75% 25.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £419 £283 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.23% +10.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 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 22 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Apple
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (36.36%) Reuters
3 4 (36.36%) Bloomberg
3 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
3 4 (36.36%) Polycom
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support Technician
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
1 4 (36.36%) Support Technician
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
3 1 (9.09%) Campaign Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
2 1 (9.09%) GCIA
2 1 (9.09%) GCIH
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Snort
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Apple
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Reuters
2 4 (36.36%) Bloomberg
2 4 (36.36%) Polycom
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Sage
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (9.09%) Google