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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Engineer
Rank 390 406 406
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 23 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.058% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.063% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £321 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £213
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +36.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.78 - -
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +6 3 £438 +1.44% 1
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (73.44%) Active Directory
3 42 (65.63%) VMware
4 28 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
6 17 (26.56%) Websense
6 17 (26.56%) SLA
6 17 (26.56%) vCloud
6 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
8 14 (21.88%) Linux
8 14 (21.88%) Finance
9 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (18.75%) Citrix
11 10 (15.63%) VBScript
11 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
11 10 (15.63%) IIS
12 8 (12.50%) SQL
12 8 (12.50%) SCCM
12 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
13 7 (10.94%) Banking
13 7 (10.94%) Migration
13 7 (10.94%) ITIL
13 7 (10.94%) Cisco
13 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (9.38%) IBM
14 6 (9.38%) HP
14 6 (9.38%) MCSE
14 6 (9.38%) MCSA
14 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (15.63%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.69%) Lync
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.81%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) DNS
2 4 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
3 3 (4.69%) NAS
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.56%) SSH
5 1 (1.56%) VLAN
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.56%) WAN
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Front Office
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (1.56%) Java EE
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) DTV
3 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (21.88%) Linux
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.94%) ITIL
1 7 (10.94%) Migration
2 6 (9.38%) Server Building
3 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.13%) Build Automation
3 2 (3.13%) Fault Management
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.56%) OO
4 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.56%) Project Management
4 1 (1.56%) Service Management
4 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.56%) Network Management
4 1 (1.56%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (1.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.56%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.63%) VBScript
3 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 8 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.38%) MCSE
2 6 (9.38%) MCSA
2 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) MCP
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.69%) MCITP
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) CCA
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.56%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (73.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.56%) vCloud
3 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.81%) XenApp
5 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.69%) vSphere
7 2 (3.13%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.56%) UAG
8 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.56%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.56%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) VMware
2 17 (26.56%) Websense
3 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.75%) Citrix
5 7 (10.94%) Cisco
6 6 (9.38%) IBM
6 6 (9.38%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) EMC
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle
8 1 (1.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) Juniper
8 1 (1.56%) CommVault
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.56%) Remedy
8 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.56%) Dell Compellent