The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 294 224 266
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 118 187 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.90% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.95% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 124 78
Average daily rate £315 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £209
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +24.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Average hourly rate £19.89 £19.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.33 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £22.50 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.68 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +8.13%
Windows Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Engineer across the London region.

Windows Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Engineer across the London region.

Windows Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Windows Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 18 £363 -6.45% 18
Kingston Upon Thames +7 2 £165 -26.66%
Croydon - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £325 -
Hammersmith - 1 £120 -
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows Engineer in their job title 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 with Windows Engineer in their job title.

1 228 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 93 (40.79%) Active Directory
4 66 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 66 (28.95%) VMware
5 65 (28.51%) PowerShell
6 58 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (23.25%) Windows 7
7 53 (23.25%) Finance
8 52 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (21.05%) Linux
10 46 (20.18%) Banking
11 44 (19.30%) IIS
12 39 (17.11%) SQL Server
13 38 (16.67%) SQL
14 37 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (15.79%) DNS
15 36 (15.79%) MS Exchange
16 32 (14.04%) SCCM
17 30 (13.16%) MS Excel
18 29 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (11.84%) Firewall
20 26 (11.40%) Citrix
21 24 (10.53%) MS Office
22 23 (10.09%) Windows 8
22 23 (10.09%) Migration
23 22 (9.65%) ITIL
24 21 (9.21%) DHCP
25 19 (8.33%) C#
25 19 (8.33%) Office 365

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows Engineer in their job title 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 with Windows Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (19.30%) IIS
2 36 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (3.07%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.19%) Lync
6 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.32%) Apache
7 3 (1.32%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.88%) JBoss
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.44%) Confluence
9 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.44%) SAS
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.53%) MS Office
3 4 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.33%) Office 365
2 16 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.32%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.79%) DNS
2 27 (11.84%) Firewall
3 21 (9.21%) DHCP
4 18 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 15 (6.58%) Internet
6 12 (5.26%) VPN
7 10 (4.39%) LAN
7 10 (4.39%) SAN
8 9 (3.95%) DMZ
9 8 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (3.07%) LDAP
10 7 (3.07%) WAN
11 5 (2.19%) Intranet
11 5 (2.19%) VoIP
12 4 (1.75%) NAS
12 4 (1.75%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.32%) HTTP
13 3 (1.32%) Skype
13 3 (1.32%) SSL
13 3 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.88%) MySQL
7 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.44%) QlikView
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.75%) Subversion
2 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.88%) Hudson
3 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.44%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.44%) JIRA
4 1 (0.44%) MSI
4 1 (0.44%) SonarQube
General
1 53 (23.25%) Finance
2 46 (20.18%) Banking
3 7 (3.07%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.19%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.19%) Retail
5 4 (1.75%) Advertising
6 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Front Office
7 2 (0.88%) Law
7 2 (0.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.14%) .NET
2 12 (5.26%) JSON
3 9 (3.95%) HTML
4 7 (3.07%) XML
5 5 (2.19%) Regular Expression
6 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.75%) CSS
6 4 (1.75%) Web Services
7 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.44%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (0.44%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.44%) Ajax
7 1 (0.44%) LAMP
7 1 (0.44%) Middleware
7 1 (0.44%) RSS
7 1 (0.44%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.44%) WCF
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.44%) WSH
7 1 (0.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.51%) Fintech
3 8 (3.51%) NHS
4 7 (3.07%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.19%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.75%) Clustering
6 4 (1.75%) iPad
6 4 (1.75%) iPhone
6 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) CMDB
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.88%) EPoS
8 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.88%) Statistics
8 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 228 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (52.63%) Windows Server
3 58 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (23.25%) Windows 7
5 52 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (21.05%) Linux
7 37 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (10.09%) Windows 8
9 16 (7.02%) Windows XP
10 15 (6.58%) Mac OS X
11 14 (6.14%) Unix
12 10 (4.39%) Android
13 9 (3.95%) Apple iOS
14 8 (3.51%) Windows 10
15 6 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (2.19%) AIX
16 5 (2.19%) HPUX
16 5 (2.19%) Solaris
16 5 (2.19%) Ubuntu
17 4 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (10.09%) Migration
2 22 (9.65%) ITIL
3 16 (7.02%) DevOps
4 10 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (3.07%) Server Building
5 7 (3.07%) Time Management
6 6 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (2.19%) Configuration Management
7 5 (2.19%) High Availability
7 5 (2.19%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (2.19%) Load Balancing
7 5 (2.19%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (2.19%) Project Management
8 4 (1.75%) Desktop Publishing
8 4 (1.75%) Scrum
8 4 (1.75%) Service Management
8 4 (1.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.51%) PowerShell
2 38 (16.67%) SQL
3 19 (8.33%) C#
4 17 (7.46%) Python
5 16 (7.02%) Java
6 11 (4.82%) Perl
6 11 (4.82%) Ruby
7 8 (3.51%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.51%) C++
7 8 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.63%) VBScript
9 5 (2.19%) VB
10 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.44%) C
11 1 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.26%) Degree
3 11 (4.82%) MCSE
4 10 (4.39%) AWS Certification
4 10 (4.39%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.07%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.19%) CCNA
8 4 (1.75%) MCP
8 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.32%) MCSA
10 2 (0.88%) CCNP
10 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.88%) MCITP
11 1 (0.44%) ACSP
11 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) MCDST
11 1 (0.44%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) SLA
2 5 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 93 (40.79%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 12 (5.26%) vSphere
4 8 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.51%) XenApp
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.32%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.88%) NFS
6 2 (0.88%) Samba
6 2 (0.88%) vCloud
6 2 (0.88%) XenServer
7 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (14.04%) SCCM
2 13 (5.70%) Puppet
3 11 (4.82%) Nagios
4 7 (3.07%) SCOrch
5 5 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.32%) SCOM
6 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (1.32%) vMotion
6 3 (1.32%) WSUS
7 2 (0.88%) Ansible
7 2 (0.88%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (0.88%) logstash
7 2 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.44%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.44%) Salt
8 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 66 (28.95%) Microsoft
1 66 (28.95%) VMware
2 26 (11.40%) Citrix
3 15 (6.58%) Apple
4 13 (5.70%) Cisco
5 11 (4.82%) HP
5 11 (4.82%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.39%) Dell
7 9 (3.95%) NetApp
8 8 (3.51%) Adobe
8 8 (3.51%) Oracle
9 6 (2.63%) Remedy
10 5 (2.19%) EMC
10 5 (2.19%) Splunk
11 4 (1.75%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.75%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.75%) Symantec
12 3 (1.32%) IBM
12 3 (1.32%) Lotus
12 3 (1.32%) Varonis
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