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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Engineer
England / London
Rank 258 293 225
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -68
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 149 106 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.52% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.54% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 68 137
Median daily rate £400 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £169 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.89 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.59% +12.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £17.50 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.76 £27.60 £20.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +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
18379 19532 20026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.86% 95.16% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13143 13698 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 305 351
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.47% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 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 +5 28 £406 +20.37% 6
Croydon -11 2 £350 -
Uxbridge - 1 £175 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (43.89%) Active Directory
3 103 (39.31%) Microsoft
4 102 (38.93%) Windows Server
5 89 (33.97%) PowerShell
6 74 (28.24%) VMware
7 60 (22.90%) Windows 7
8 59 (22.52%) DevOps
9 57 (21.76%) Finance
10 51 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 50 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (16.41%) Windows 10
13 42 (16.03%) Banking
14 41 (15.65%) Migration
14 41 (15.65%) Citrix
14 41 (15.65%) SCCM
15 40 (15.27%) Octopus Deploy
15 40 (15.27%) MS Office
16 39 (14.89%) SQL Server
17 37 (14.12%) .NET
17 37 (14.12%) MS Exchange
18 35 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
18 35 (13.36%) TeamCity
19 34 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
19 34 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
20 32 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
21 31 (11.83%) Firewall
22 30 (11.45%) ITIL
23 28 (10.69%) Linux

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 37 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.69%) IIS
3 13 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (4.20%) Confluence
5 10 (3.82%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.05%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.67%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.53%) JBoss
9 4 (1.53%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (15.27%) MS Office
2 22 (8.40%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.87%) Office 365
4 7 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.29%) IaaS
5 6 (2.29%) SaaS
6 5 (1.91%) G Suite
7 4 (1.53%) GitHub
8 2 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.38%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.83%) Firewall
2 27 (10.31%) DNS
3 23 (8.78%) SAN
4 15 (5.73%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.34%) DHCP
6 9 (3.44%) SSL
7 8 (3.05%) VPN
8 6 (2.29%) VoIP
9 5 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.91%) Internet
9 5 (1.91%) LDAP
10 4 (1.53%) LAN
10 4 (1.53%) NAS
10 4 (1.53%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.53%) Skype
10 4 (1.53%) VLAN
10 4 (1.53%) WAN
11 3 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.15%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.91%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.76%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.38%) MS Access
6 1 (0.38%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 40 (15.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 35 (13.36%) TeamCity
3 27 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (8.02%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.58%) JIRA
6 10 (3.82%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.29%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.91%) MSI
8 5 (1.91%) NuGet
9 4 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.53%) Hudson
10 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.38%) Subversion
10 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (21.76%) Finance
2 42 (16.03%) Banking
3 10 (3.82%) Retail
4 9 (3.44%) Law
5 8 (3.05%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.91%) Legal
7 3 (1.15%) Advertising
8 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.12%) .NET
2 8 (3.05%) MSMQ
3 7 (2.67%) Middleware
3 7 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (2.29%) Web Services
5 4 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.53%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.76%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.76%) Ajax
6 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.76%) CSS
6 2 (0.76%) HTML
6 2 (0.76%) WCF
6 2 (0.76%) WPF
6 2 (0.76%) XML
6 2 (0.76%) XSL
7 1 (0.38%) JSON
7 1 (0.38%) LAMP
7 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.73%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.34%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.20%) Clustering
4 9 (3.44%) iPad
5 5 (1.91%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.91%) Replication
5 5 (1.91%) User Experience
6 3 (1.15%) iPhone
6 3 (1.15%) Wiki
7 2 (0.76%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.76%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.76%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.76%) Statistics
8 1 (0.38%) CESG
8 1 (0.38%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) PKI
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 262 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (38.93%) Windows Server
3 60 (22.90%) Windows 7
4 51 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (16.41%) Windows 10
7 28 (10.69%) Linux
8 15 (5.73%) Mac OS X
9 14 (5.34%) Windows XP
10 13 (4.96%) Windows 8
11 12 (4.58%) Unix
11 12 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (3.44%) Android
12 9 (3.44%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (2.29%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.15%) Solaris
16 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.38%) SUSE
17 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.52%) DevOps
2 41 (15.65%) Migration
3 32 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.45%) ITIL
5 15 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (4.96%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (4.20%) Application Packaging
7 11 (4.20%) Configuration Management
7 11 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (3.44%) Coaching
9 8 (3.05%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.05%) Problem Management
10 7 (2.67%) Data Migration
10 7 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (2.67%) E-Commerce
10 7 (2.67%) Patch Management
10 7 (2.67%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.29%) BDD
11 6 (2.29%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.97%) PowerShell
2 23 (8.78%) SQL
3 12 (4.58%) VBScript
4 11 (4.20%) Ruby
5 9 (3.44%) VB
6 7 (2.67%) C#
6 7 (2.67%) Python
7 6 (2.29%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.91%) Perl
9 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.15%) Java
10 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.15%) VB6
11 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.67%) MCSE
3 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.91%) MCP
5 4 (1.53%) CCNA
5 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) MCITP
7 2 (0.76%) MCTS
8 1 (0.38%) ACMT
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) CCNP
8 1 (0.38%) CISSP
8 1 (0.38%) CLAS
8 1 (0.38%) Degree
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.53%) SLA
2 2 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (43.89%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.40%) XenApp
4 17 (6.49%) Hyper-V
5 16 (6.11%) VMware ESX
6 15 (5.73%) Docker
7 9 (3.44%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.29%) BitLocker
9 6 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.29%) vSphere
10 4 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.53%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.15%) vCloud
12 2 (0.76%) Firmware
12 2 (0.76%) Xen
13 1 (0.38%) iptables
13 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (15.65%) SCCM
2 32 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (6.11%) Puppet
4 14 (5.34%) Ansible
5 12 (4.58%) Terraform
6 10 (3.82%) Nagios
7 9 (3.44%) SCOM
7 9 (3.44%) WSUS
8 7 (2.67%) SCOrch
8 7 (2.67%) SCVMM
9 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.53%) WMI
11 3 (1.15%) Casper Suite
11 3 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.76%) Packer
12 2 (0.76%) SCSM
13 1 (0.38%) Graphite
13 1 (0.38%) logstash
13 1 (0.38%) Riemann
13 1 (0.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 103 (39.31%) Microsoft
2 74 (28.24%) VMware
3 41 (15.65%) Citrix
4 25 (9.54%) Cisco
5 15 (5.73%) Apple
6 12 (4.58%) HP
7 7 (2.67%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.67%) Dell
7 7 (2.67%) Juniper
8 6 (2.29%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.29%) Google
8 6 (2.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.29%) Symantec
9 5 (1.91%) EMC
9 5 (1.91%) WorldPay
10 4 (1.53%) NetApp
10 4 (1.53%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.53%) Reuters
10 4 (1.53%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.53%) Splunk
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