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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 293 207 229
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 144 255 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 1.08% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.14% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 174 110
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £184 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 24
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.61% +26.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £16.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £25.00 £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +3.22%
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
21053 22365 22109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15087 15699 15159
Median daily rate £452 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 374 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +20 20 £401 +14.50% 17
Hammersmith - 4 £285 -
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 308 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (45.13%) Windows Server
3 137 (44.48%) Active Directory
4 131 (42.53%) Microsoft
5 121 (39.29%) VMware
6 112 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 79 (25.65%) Finance
8 78 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (25.32%) Windows 7
9 67 (21.75%) Linux
9 67 (21.75%) Citrix
10 66 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 64 (20.78%) SCCM
12 63 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (15.26%) Migration
13 47 (15.26%) ITIL
14 45 (14.61%) Banking
14 45 (14.61%) DevOps
15 44 (14.29%) SQL
15 44 (14.29%) MS Exchange
16 41 (13.31%) Windows 10
17 39 (12.66%) Firewall
17 39 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
18 37 (12.01%) DNS
19 36 (11.69%) SQL Server
19 36 (11.69%) IIS
20 34 (11.04%) SAN
21 32 (10.39%) Bash Shell
22 31 (10.06%) SCOM
22 31 (10.06%) Agile Software Development

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 44 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 36 (11.69%) IIS
3 20 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.17%) Apache
4 19 (6.17%) Skype for Business
5 18 (5.84%) Tomcat
6 15 (4.87%) Confluence
7 10 (3.25%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.32%) JBoss
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (8.44%) MS Office
2 21 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.30%) MS Project
4 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Eikon
1 1 (0.32%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.49%) Office 365
3 19 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.25%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.65%) IaaS
6 2 (0.65%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.32%) GitHub
7 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.32%) SaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.66%) Firewall
2 37 (12.01%) DNS
3 34 (11.04%) SAN
4 28 (9.09%) DHCP
5 17 (5.52%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.19%) VLAN
7 13 (4.22%) LAN
8 11 (3.57%) WAN
9 10 (3.25%) Internet
9 10 (3.25%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (3.25%) VPN
10 9 (2.92%) NetScaler
11 7 (2.27%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.27%) Network Security
12 6 (1.95%) NAS
13 5 (1.62%) Skype
14 4 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.30%) Extranet
14 4 (1.30%) LDAP
14 4 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.60%) MySQL
3 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 19 (6.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 18 (5.84%) Git (software)
4 17 (5.52%) JIRA
5 13 (4.22%) Subversion
6 10 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.60%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.95%) MSI
9 5 (1.62%) InstallShield
9 5 (1.62%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.62%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.65%) Hudson
10 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.32%) GoCD
11 1 (0.32%) Maven
11 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.32%) NuGet
General
1 79 (25.65%) Finance
2 45 (14.61%) Banking
3 10 (3.25%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.60%) Back Office
4 8 (2.60%) Law
5 5 (1.62%) Legal
6 4 (1.30%) Advertising
6 4 (1.30%) Retail
7 3 (0.97%) Publishing
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.09%) .NET
2 7 (2.27%) LAMP
3 6 (1.95%) HTML
4 5 (1.62%) Middleware
5 3 (0.97%) Web Services
6 2 (0.65%) XML
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.32%) JSON
7 1 (0.32%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.32%) REST
7 1 (0.32%) RESTful
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.47%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.57%) Clustering
5 6 (1.95%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.62%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.62%) Device Driver
6 5 (1.62%) NHS
6 5 (1.62%) PKI
7 4 (1.30%) BYOD
8 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.97%) iPhone
8 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.97%) Replication
9 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.65%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.65%) User Experience
9 2 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 308 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (45.13%) Windows Server
3 78 (25.32%) Windows 7
3 78 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (21.75%) Linux
5 63 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (13.31%) Windows 10
7 39 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (9.42%) Windows 8
9 14 (4.55%) Unix
10 13 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.57%) Mac OS X
11 11 (3.57%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.60%) Android
13 7 (2.27%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.62%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.30%) CentOS
15 4 (1.30%) SUSE
15 4 (1.30%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.26%) ITIL
1 47 (15.26%) Migration
2 45 (14.61%) DevOps
3 31 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (8.77%) Configuration Management
5 23 (7.47%) Open Source
6 21 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (5.84%) Project Management
8 12 (3.90%) High Availability
8 12 (3.90%) Server Building
9 11 (3.57%) Change Management
9 11 (3.57%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.25%) Workflow
11 8 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (2.27%) ITIL V3
12 7 (2.27%) Mentoring
12 7 (2.27%) Scrum
12 7 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 44 (14.29%) SQL
3 32 (10.39%) Bash Shell
4 29 (9.42%) VBScript
5 24 (7.79%) Python
6 22 (7.14%) Perl
7 21 (6.82%) Ruby
8 11 (3.57%) C#
9 6 (1.95%) C++
10 4 (1.30%) C
10 4 (1.30%) Java
10 4 (1.30%) VB
11 3 (0.97%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.97%) Korn
11 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.32%) AWK
12 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.32%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.12%) MCSE
3 15 (4.87%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.92%) Degree
7 8 (2.60%) CCNA
7 8 (2.60%) MCSA
8 6 (1.95%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.62%) MCTS
9 5 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.30%) CCA
10 4 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (1.30%) MCITP
11 3 (0.97%) ACMT
11 3 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.97%) CCNP
12 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 137 (44.48%) Active Directory
2 66 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 28 (9.09%) XenApp
4 22 (7.14%) vSphere
5 20 (6.49%) VMware ESX
6 18 (5.84%) BitLocker
7 14 (4.55%) VMware Server
8 13 (4.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (3.57%) Xen
10 10 (3.25%) XenDesktop
11 8 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.95%) UAG
13 5 (1.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.62%) Docker
13 5 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.30%) DFS Replication
14 4 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.97%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.97%) Samba
Systems Management
1 64 (20.78%) SCCM
2 31 (10.06%) SCOM
3 30 (9.74%) Puppet
4 22 (7.14%) Nagios
5 21 (6.82%) WSUS
6 19 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.25%) Ansible
8 9 (2.92%) OpenView
9 8 (2.60%) Control-M
10 7 (2.27%) SCVMM
10 7 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (2.27%) Terraform
11 6 (1.95%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.62%) EdgeSight
12 5 (1.62%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 5 (1.62%) Perfmon
13 4 (1.30%) Backup Exec
13 4 (1.30%) HP SIM
13 4 (1.30%) IBM BigFix
13 4 (1.30%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 131 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 121 (39.29%) VMware
3 67 (21.75%) Citrix
4 31 (10.06%) HP
5 30 (9.74%) Cisco
6 25 (8.12%) Symantec
7 24 (7.79%) NetApp
8 22 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 16 (5.19%) Dell
10 14 (4.55%) Apple
11 12 (3.90%) EMC
12 10 (3.25%) IronPort
13 9 (2.92%) Google
14 8 (2.60%) Intel Security
15 7 (2.27%) BMC
16 6 (1.95%) Altiris
16 6 (1.95%) AppSense
16 6 (1.95%) CenturyLink
16 6 (1.95%) IBM
16 6 (1.95%) Juniper
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