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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Engineer
Rank 370 395 371
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 38 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.047% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.051% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £260 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -28.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £214 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £18.46
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
20684 21615 20403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.43% 92.67% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14220 15100 13816
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 383 422
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.86 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 2015.

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
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 1 May 2015. 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
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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 +3 4 £368 -8.12% 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 33 (60.00%) VMware
4 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (25.45%) Citrix
7 11 (20.00%) SCCM
7 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 11 (20.00%) SLA
7 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 10 (18.18%) IIS
8 10 (18.18%) Websense
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (16.36%) SQL
9 9 (16.36%) Linux
9 9 (16.36%) HP
10 8 (14.55%) MCSE
10 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (14.55%) Finance
10 8 (14.55%) Migration
10 8 (14.55%) XenApp
10 8 (14.55%) DevOps
11 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.73%) SCOM
11 7 (12.73%) Banking
11 7 (12.73%) SAN
11 7 (12.73%) Cisco
12 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (18.18%) IIS
2 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.45%) Lync
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) DHCP
2 4 (7.27%) DNS
3 3 (5.45%) NAS
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) SMS
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.82%) VLAN
5 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MSI
1 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) LAMP
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.36%) Linux
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Migration
1 8 (14.55%) DevOps
2 6 (10.91%) ITIL
3 4 (7.27%) Build Automation
4 3 (5.45%) OO
4 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.64%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.64%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.82%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.82%) Coaching
6 1 (1.82%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (1.82%) B2C
6 1 (1.82%) Service Management
6 1 (1.82%) Change Management
6 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.27%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.55%) MCSE
3 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) MCSA
5 5 (9.09%) MCITP
6 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) MCP
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.64%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) XenApp
4 4 (7.27%) vSphere
5 3 (5.45%) vCloud
6 2 (3.64%) UAG
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
2 7 (12.73%) SCOM
3 5 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (5.45%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.64%) Puppet
6 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (25.45%) Citrix
3 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.18%) Websense
5 9 (16.36%) HP
6 7 (12.73%) Cisco
7 4 (7.27%) EMC
8 3 (5.45%) IBM
8 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.64%) Altiris
9 2 (3.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.82%) Dell
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle
10 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.82%) Remedy
10 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.82%) F5