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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Engineer
England / London
Rank 269 292 227
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 128 129 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.60% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.63% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 94 140
Median daily rate £400 £323 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.89 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £17.50 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £27.60 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%

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
18371 20379 20271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.83% 95.05% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13156 14451 14262
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 308 344
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 -4 20 £425 +25.00% 5
Croydon - 2 £350 -
Hammersmith -2 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £155 -
Uxbridge - 1 £175 -
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 275 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 113 (41.09%) Windows Server
4 105 (38.18%) Microsoft
5 97 (35.27%) PowerShell
6 81 (29.45%) VMware
7 68 (24.73%) DevOps
8 63 (22.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 59 (21.45%) Windows 7
10 58 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 56 (20.36%) Finance
12 50 (18.18%) Windows 10
13 46 (16.73%) Migration
14 44 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
15 42 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 42 (15.27%) Octopus Deploy
16 41 (14.91%) TeamCity
16 41 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
16 41 (14.91%) Banking
16 41 (14.91%) Citrix
16 41 (14.91%) MS Office
17 40 (14.55%) SQL Server
17 40 (14.55%) SCCM
18 39 (14.18%) Linux
19 36 (13.09%) MS Exchange
19 36 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
20 35 (12.73%) Firewall
21 34 (12.36%) IIS
22 31 (11.27%) ITIL
23 29 (10.55%) .NET

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 36 (13.09%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.36%) IIS
3 14 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (4.73%) Skype for Business
5 12 (4.36%) Confluence
6 9 (3.27%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.45%) JBoss
10 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.73%) Apache
11 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (14.91%) MS Office
2 19 (6.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.27%) Office 365
4 8 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.18%) IaaS
5 6 (2.18%) SaaS
6 4 (1.45%) GitHub
7 3 (1.09%) G Suite
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.73%) Datadog
9 1 (0.36%) iTunes
9 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.73%) Firewall
2 27 (9.82%) DNS
3 19 (6.91%) SAN
4 17 (6.18%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.73%) SSL
6 12 (4.36%) DHCP
7 8 (2.91%) VPN
8 7 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (2.55%) Internet
9 6 (2.18%) LDAP
9 6 (2.18%) VoIP
10 5 (1.82%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.82%) WAN
11 4 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.45%) LAN
11 4 (1.45%) NAS
11 4 (1.45%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.45%) Skype
11 4 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.09%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.73%) WhereScape RED
7 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.36%) MS Access
7 1 (0.36%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (15.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 41 (14.91%) TeamCity
3 27 (9.82%) Git (software)
4 23 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (4.36%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.36%) JIRA
6 11 (4.00%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.91%) MSBuild
8 7 (2.55%) MSI
8 7 (2.55%) NuGet
9 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.09%) Hudson
10 2 (0.73%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.36%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.36%) GitLab
11 1 (0.36%) Subversion
11 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (20.36%) Finance
2 41 (14.91%) Banking
3 10 (3.64%) Retail
4 9 (3.27%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.18%) Law
7 4 (1.45%) Back Office
7 4 (1.45%) Games
7 4 (1.45%) Legal
8 3 (1.09%) Advertising
9 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.55%) .NET
2 7 (2.55%) MSMQ
3 6 (2.18%) Web Services
3 6 (2.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (1.82%) JSON
5 4 (1.45%) Middleware
5 4 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.45%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.09%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.73%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.73%) ADO.NET
7 2 (0.73%) Ajax
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.73%) CSS
7 2 (0.73%) HTML
7 2 (0.73%) WCF
7 2 (0.73%) WPF
7 2 (0.73%) XML
7 2 (0.73%) XSL
8 1 (0.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.09%) Clustering
3 11 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.91%) iPad
5 5 (1.82%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.82%) iPhone
5 5 (1.82%) Replication
5 5 (1.82%) User Experience
6 4 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.09%) Wiki
8 2 (0.73%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.73%) PKI
8 2 (0.73%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.36%) CESG
9 1 (0.36%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 275 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (41.09%) Windows Server
3 63 (22.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (21.45%) Windows 7
5 58 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 39 (14.18%) Linux
8 17 (6.18%) Mac OS X
9 16 (5.82%) Unix
10 13 (4.73%) Windows XP
11 11 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (3.64%) Android
12 10 (3.64%) Mac OS
13 9 (3.27%) Windows 8
14 6 (2.18%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.09%) Solaris
16 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.36%) CentOS
17 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.73%) DevOps
2 46 (16.73%) Migration
3 36 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (11.27%) ITIL
5 22 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 15 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (4.00%) Application Packaging
9 10 (3.64%) High Availability
9 10 (3.64%) Scrum
9 10 (3.64%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.27%) Data Migration
11 8 (2.91%) Coaching
11 8 (2.91%) Load Balancing
11 8 (2.91%) Patch Management
11 8 (2.91%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.18%) Change Management
12 6 (2.18%) Open Source
12 6 (2.18%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 97 (35.27%) PowerShell
2 23 (8.36%) SQL
3 15 (5.45%) VBScript
4 10 (3.64%) Ruby
4 10 (3.64%) VB
5 9 (3.27%) Python
6 6 (2.18%) C#
6 6 (2.18%) Perl
7 5 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.45%) Java
8 4 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.09%) VB6
10 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.82%) Degree
4 5 (1.82%) MCSE
5 4 (1.45%) CCNA
5 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.09%) MCITP
6 3 (1.09%) MCP
7 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ACMT
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) CISSP
7 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) MCDST
7 1 (0.36%) MCTS
7 1 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.82%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 125 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 42 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.36%) XenApp
4 18 (6.55%) Docker
4 18 (6.55%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.55%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.18%) BitLocker
7 6 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.18%) vSphere
8 5 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.73%) Firmware
10 2 (0.73%) vCloud
10 2 (0.73%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.73%) Xen
11 1 (0.36%) iptables
11 1 (0.36%) KVM
11 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (14.55%) SCCM
2 29 (10.55%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (7.27%) Puppet
4 18 (6.55%) Ansible
5 12 (4.36%) Nagios
6 11 (4.00%) SCOM
7 9 (3.27%) SCVMM
8 8 (2.91%) SCOrch
9 7 (2.55%) Terraform
10 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (2.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (2.18%) WSUS
11 3 (1.09%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (1.09%) SCSM
11 3 (1.09%) WMI
12 2 (0.73%) Dollar Universe
12 2 (0.73%) Packer
13 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.36%) SELinux
Vendors
1 105 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 81 (29.45%) VMware
3 41 (14.91%) Citrix
4 24 (8.73%) Cisco
5 18 (6.55%) Apple
6 12 (4.36%) Symantec
7 11 (4.00%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.64%) HP
8 10 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.91%) Dell
10 7 (2.55%) IBM
10 7 (2.55%) Juniper
11 6 (2.18%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.18%) Google
11 6 (2.18%) Oracle
12 5 (1.82%) WorldPay
13 4 (1.45%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.45%) Reuters
13 4 (1.45%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.45%) Splunk
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