The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Windows Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 318 215 234
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 121 225 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.97% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.02% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 150 120
Median daily rate £388 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £275 £239
% change year-on-year
+6.90% +15.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 25
Median hourly rate £23.25 £17.98 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £12.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £32.20 £19.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -7.57%
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
21884 22032 23026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.89% 94.74% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15568 15452 15629
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 330 437
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Windows Engineer in the job title.

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 29 August 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 19 £402 +23.53% 10
Hammersmith +2 1 £450 -
Harrow - 1 £488 -
Surbiton - 1 £260 -
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 280 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 126 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 123 (43.93%) Windows Server
5 115 (41.07%) PowerShell
6 105 (37.50%) VMware
7 78 (27.86%) Windows 7
8 72 (25.71%) Finance
9 70 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 63 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (22.14%) Citrix
12 60 (21.43%) SCCM
13 57 (20.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 51 (18.21%) Linux
15 46 (16.43%) ITIL
16 45 (16.07%) Banking
16 45 (16.07%) DevOps
17 44 (15.71%) Migration
18 43 (15.36%) SQL
19 40 (14.29%) Windows 10
19 40 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 38 (13.57%) MS Exchange
21 35 (12.50%) DNS
22 34 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (11.79%) IIS
23 33 (11.79%) SAN
23 33 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
24 32 (11.43%) .NET
25 31 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
26 30 (10.71%) MS Office

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (13.57%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.79%) IIS
3 17 (6.07%) Skype for Business
4 16 (5.71%) Apache
4 16 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.36%) Confluence
6 11 (3.93%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (10.71%) MS Office
2 25 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.43%) MS Project
4 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Eikon
1 1 (0.36%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (7.14%) Office 365
2 10 (3.57%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.71%) IaaS
4 2 (0.71%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.50%) DNS
2 33 (11.79%) SAN
3 28 (10.00%) Firewall
4 24 (8.57%) DHCP
5 16 (5.71%) VLAN
6 15 (5.36%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.57%) LAN
8 8 (2.86%) NetScaler
9 7 (2.50%) Internet
9 7 (2.50%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.50%) Network Security
9 7 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (2.50%) VPN
9 7 (2.50%) WAN
10 5 (1.79%) NAS
10 5 (1.79%) Skype
11 4 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.43%) Extranet
12 3 (1.07%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.14%) MySQL
2 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (9.29%) TeamCity
2 25 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
3 19 (6.79%) JIRA
4 16 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.57%) Subversion
7 6 (2.14%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.14%) MSI
7 6 (2.14%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.79%) InstallShield
8 5 (1.79%) WinDbg
9 3 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.07%) Hudson
9 3 (1.07%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.71%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.36%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.36%) NuGet
General
1 72 (25.71%) Finance
2 45 (16.07%) Banking
3 10 (3.57%) Law
4 9 (3.21%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.86%) Back Office
6 5 (1.79%) Legal
7 3 (1.07%) Retail
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.43%) .NET
2 5 (1.79%) HTML
2 5 (1.79%) LAMP
3 4 (1.43%) Middleware
3 4 (1.43%) Web Services
4 3 (1.07%) MSMQ
4 3 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) REST
5 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.64%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.93%) Clustering
5 6 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.79%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.43%) BYOD
7 4 (1.43%) iPhone
7 4 (1.43%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.43%) PKI
8 3 (1.07%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.07%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.71%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.71%) iPad
9 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.71%) Replication
9 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 280 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (43.93%) Windows Server
3 78 (27.86%) Windows 7
4 70 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (20.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (18.21%) Linux
7 40 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 33 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (10.71%) Windows 8
10 12 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.93%) Unix
11 11 (3.93%) Windows XP
12 10 (3.57%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.86%) Android
14 7 (2.50%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.43%) SUSE
15 4 (1.43%) Windows Phone
16 3 (1.07%) Mac OS
16 3 (1.07%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (16.43%) ITIL
2 45 (16.07%) DevOps
3 44 (15.71%) Migration
4 34 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (8.93%) Configuration Management
6 22 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (7.14%) Open Source
8 18 (6.43%) Project Management
9 12 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (3.93%) E-Commerce
10 11 (3.93%) High Availability
11 10 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (3.57%) Workflow
12 9 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.21%) Change Management
12 9 (3.21%) Server Building
13 8 (2.86%) Mentoring
14 7 (2.50%) Application Packaging
14 7 (2.50%) Service Management
15 6 (2.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 115 (41.07%) PowerShell
2 43 (15.36%) SQL
3 29 (10.36%) Bash Shell
4 27 (9.64%) VBScript
5 20 (7.14%) Python
6 19 (6.79%) Ruby
7 18 (6.43%) Perl
8 13 (4.64%) C#
9 6 (2.14%) C++
10 4 (1.43%) C
10 4 (1.43%) VB
11 3 (1.07%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.07%) Java
11 3 (1.07%) Korn
12 1 (0.36%) AWK
12 1 (0.36%) PHP
12 1 (0.36%) sed
12 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (9.29%) MCSE
3 14 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.21%) Degree
5 8 (2.86%) MCSA
6 7 (2.50%) CCNA
6 7 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.14%) MCTS
8 5 (1.79%) MCITP
8 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.43%) CCA
9 4 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.43%) MCP
10 3 (1.07%) ACMT
11 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.71%) CCNP
12 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.43%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 63 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 26 (9.29%) XenApp
5 19 (6.79%) vSphere
6 18 (6.43%) BitLocker
7 15 (5.36%) VMware ESX
8 14 (5.00%) VMware Server
9 13 (4.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (3.93%) Xen
11 9 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (3.21%) XenDesktop
12 6 (2.14%) UAG
12 6 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.79%) Docker
14 3 (1.07%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.07%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 60 (21.43%) SCCM
2 30 (10.71%) SCOM
3 28 (10.00%) Puppet
4 25 (8.93%) WSUS
5 21 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (7.14%) Nagios
7 12 (4.29%) Ansible
8 10 (3.57%) Terraform
9 7 (2.50%) OpenView
10 6 (2.14%) Control-M
10 6 (2.14%) SCVMM
10 6 (2.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (1.79%) EdgeSight
11 5 (1.79%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.79%) Perfmon
12 4 (1.43%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.43%) Casper Suite
12 4 (1.43%) IBM BigFix
12 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (1.43%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 128 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 105 (37.50%) VMware
3 62 (22.14%) Citrix
4 30 (10.71%) HP
5 25 (8.93%) Cisco
6 23 (8.21%) Symantec
7 19 (6.79%) NetApp
8 17 (6.07%) Red Hat
9 15 (5.36%) Dell
10 11 (3.93%) Apple
11 10 (3.57%) EMC
11 10 (3.57%) Google
11 10 (3.57%) IronPort
12 8 (2.86%) Intel Security
13 6 (2.14%) Altiris
13 6 (2.14%) AppSense
14 5 (1.79%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.79%) Dell Compellent
14 5 (1.79%) Lumension
14 5 (1.79%) Mitel
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