The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Engineer
Rank 407 392 399
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 10 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.087% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.094% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +19.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £361 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £453 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £213 £250
% change year-on-year
+38.82% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21792 22443 24513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.74% 92.46% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14941 15287 15897
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 464 660
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Windows Engineer
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 +11 3 £538 +23.56% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) Banking
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) SLA
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) HP
9 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
9 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) VB
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
10 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (14.29%) Front Office
11 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
11 3 (14.29%) BladeLogic
11 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
11 3 (14.29%) Citrix
11 3 (14.29%) Middleware
11 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
12 2 (9.52%) Python

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
General
1 10 (47.62%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Front Office
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) VMS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Database Security
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) VB
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) BladeLogic
2 2 (9.52%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (9.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Altiris
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (4.76%) Axway
6 1 (4.76%) Gemalto
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Websense