The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Engineer
Rank 365 405 394
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 43 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.031% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.033% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 18
Average daily rate
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£363 £531 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +22.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £473 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £546 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £200
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -
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
21039 21285 21609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.89% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14726 14659
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 384 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -3 2 £394 -26.74% 2
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (63.77%) Active Directory
3 42 (60.87%) VMware
4 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (24.64%) PowerShell
7 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (20.29%) Finance
8 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.29%) Citrix
9 13 (18.84%) Websense
9 13 (18.84%) SLA
9 13 (18.84%) SCCM
10 12 (17.39%) Linux
10 12 (17.39%) vCloud
11 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
12 9 (13.04%) IIS
12 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
13 8 (11.59%) Banking
13 8 (11.59%) HP
13 8 (11.59%) MCSE
13 8 (11.59%) SQL
14 7 (10.14%) ITIL
14 7 (10.14%) MCSA
14 7 (10.14%) Cisco
14 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (10.14%) Migration
14 7 (10.14%) SCOM
14 7 (10.14%) XenApp

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (13.04%) IIS
2 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.35%) Lync
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Route 53
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) DHCP
1 5 (7.25%) SAN
1 5 (7.25%) DNS
2 3 (4.35%) NAS
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.90%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) SMS
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) SSH
4 1 (1.45%) VLAN
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
1 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Front Office
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) LAMP
3 1 (1.45%) Java EE
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.39%) Linux
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) UNIX
8 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.14%) ITIL
1 7 (10.14%) Migration
2 6 (8.70%) Server Building
3 4 (5.80%) Build Automation
4 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.35%) OO
4 3 (4.35%) DevOps
5 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.90%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (2.90%) Fault Management
5 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.45%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.45%) WFM
6 1 (1.45%) B2C
6 1 (1.45%) Project Management
6 1 (1.45%) Service Management
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.59%) SQL
3 6 (8.70%) C#
4 5 (7.25%) VBScript
4 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.90%) Java
7 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.45%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) MCSE
3 7 (10.14%) MCSA
4 5 (7.25%) MCITP
5 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) MCP
7 2 (2.90%) CCNA
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (63.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.39%) vCloud
4 7 (10.14%) XenApp
5 4 (5.80%) vSphere
6 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) SCOM
3 5 (7.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (4.35%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.90%) Puppet
6 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.45%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.45%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (60.87%) VMware
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Citrix
3 13 (18.84%) Websense
4 8 (11.59%) HP
5 7 (10.14%) Cisco
6 5 (7.25%) IBM
7 3 (4.35%) EMC
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle
8 2 (2.90%) Altiris
9 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.45%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) Juniper
9 1 (1.45%) CommVault
9 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.45%) Remedy