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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Engineer
Rank 403 396 379
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 20 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.074% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.079% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 7
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£245 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.35% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £350 £271
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +29.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 - £13.85
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
21920 22774 20632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.19% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15790 15744 13757
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 372 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +15 4 £406 -4.41%
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 25 (73.53%) VMware
4 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 13 (38.24%) HP
7 12 (35.29%) SLA
8 10 (29.41%) SAN
8 10 (29.41%) Migration
9 9 (26.47%) Blackberry
9 9 (26.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
9 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
9 9 (26.47%) SolarWinds
9 9 (26.47%) Lync
9 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (26.47%) Office 365
10 8 (23.53%) vSphere
10 8 (23.53%) IIS
10 8 (23.53%) Citrix
11 7 (20.59%) Banking
12 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL
12 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (17.65%) XenApp
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (17.65%) SCCM
12 6 (17.65%) SCOM

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (26.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
1 9 (26.47%) Lync
1 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (23.53%) IIS
3 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 5 (14.71%) WAN
4 3 (8.82%) DMZ
4 3 (8.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) Firewall
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
General
1 7 (20.59%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Blackberry
1 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Release Management
6 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) vSphere
3 6 (17.65%) XenApp
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.71%) UAG
4 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
1 6 (17.65%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.82%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) HP
4 9 (26.47%) SolarWinds
5 8 (23.53%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) F5
6 5 (14.71%) Juniper
6 5 (14.71%) NetApp
7 4 (11.76%) Dell
8 3 (8.82%) EMC
8 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.88%) Altiris
9 2 (5.88%) Novell
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle
10 1 (2.94%) Sybase
10 1 (2.94%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) Axway