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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Engineer
Rank 377 392 368
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 26 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.070% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.075% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 7
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£388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £239 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £430 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.46
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
20303 21377 19446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.64% 92.94% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14048 14670 13267
Average daily rate £448 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
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 367 403 401
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 5 £419 +4.68% 3
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
3 25 (60.98%) VMware
4 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (29.27%) SLA
6 11 (26.83%) HP
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
7 10 (24.39%) Citrix
7 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
8 9 (21.95%) Migration
8 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
8 9 (21.95%) SCCM
9 8 (19.51%) DevOps
10 7 (17.07%) Websense
10 7 (17.07%) XenApp
11 6 (14.63%) SCOM
11 6 (14.63%) Office 365
11 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
11 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
11 6 (14.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (14.63%) ITIL
12 5 (12.20%) SQL
12 5 (12.20%) MCSE
12 5 (12.20%) SAN
12 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (12.20%) Lync

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (12.20%) Lync
5 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.44%) Route 53
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) DHCP
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) NAS
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.88%) SMS
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
1 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.44%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Migration
2 8 (19.51%) DevOps
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Build Automation
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) OO
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.44%) High Availability
6 1 (2.44%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.44%) B2C
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) WFM
6 1 (2.44%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) MCSE
2 5 (12.20%) MCITP
3 4 (9.76%) MCP
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) MCSA
5 2 (4.88%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) XenApp
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) UAG
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 6 (14.63%) SCOM
3 4 (9.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (4.88%) Puppet
4 2 (4.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) VMware
2 11 (26.83%) HP
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) Citrix
4 7 (17.07%) Websense
5 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.32%) EMC
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) Altiris
8 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.44%) F5
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy
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