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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 263 204 267
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +63
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 174 245 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 1.09% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.15% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 172 112
Average daily rate £365 £375 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £183 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £180
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 14
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £15.10 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £53.60 £24.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.72 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-11.78% +3.20%
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
21805 21262 22113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15767 14589 15407
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 391 398
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 22 £425 +15.64% 15
Hammersmith +4 3 £120 -22.58% 1
Harrow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £363 -
Northwood 0 1 - -
Croydon -16 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (53.31%) Windows Server
3 111 (38.68%) Active Directory
4 98 (34.15%) PowerShell
5 97 (33.80%) Microsoft
5 97 (33.80%) VMware
6 81 (28.22%) Finance
7 74 (25.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (24.74%) Windows 7
9 66 (23.00%) Banking
10 60 (20.91%) Linux
11 56 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (15.68%) SQL
14 44 (15.33%) SQL Server
14 44 (15.33%) IIS
15 43 (14.98%) SCCM
16 42 (14.63%) Migration
17 41 (14.29%) MS Exchange
18 38 (13.24%) Citrix
19 35 (12.20%) Firewall
19 35 (12.20%) DNS
19 35 (12.20%) ITIL
19 35 (12.20%) DevOps
20 33 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
20 33 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
21 31 (10.80%) Bash Shell
22 30 (10.45%) Puppet
23 29 (10.10%) Python
24 28 (9.76%) MS Office

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (15.33%) IIS
2 41 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 19 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (6.27%) Apache
4 18 (6.27%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.53%) Confluence
5 13 (4.53%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (9.76%) MS Office
2 26 (9.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) HipChat
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.53%) Office 365
4 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.20%) DNS
1 35 (12.20%) Firewall
2 22 (7.67%) SAN
2 22 (7.67%) TCP/IP
3 20 (6.97%) DHCP
4 13 (4.53%) VPN
5 11 (3.83%) Internet
6 10 (3.48%) LAN
7 9 (3.14%) VLAN
8 7 (2.44%) NetScaler
8 7 (2.44%) WAN
9 6 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (1.74%) DMZ
10 5 (1.74%) NAS
10 5 (1.74%) Network Security
10 5 (1.74%) Skype
10 5 (1.74%) VoIP
11 4 (1.39%) HTTP
11 4 (1.39%) Intranet
11 4 (1.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.44%) MySQL
3 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.35%) QlikView
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (4.53%) JIRA
2 12 (4.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.18%) TeamCity
3 11 (3.83%) Subversion
4 10 (3.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (3.14%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.74%) InstallShield
7 5 (1.74%) MSI
8 4 (1.39%) WinDbg
9 3 (1.05%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.70%) Hudson
11 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.35%) Maven
11 1 (0.35%) NuGet
11 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (28.22%) Finance
2 66 (23.00%) Banking
3 9 (3.14%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.09%) Law
4 6 (2.09%) Retail
5 5 (1.74%) Advertising
5 5 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.70%) Back Office
6 2 (0.70%) Front Office
6 2 (0.70%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Publishing
6 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.71%) .NET
2 7 (2.44%) JSON
3 6 (2.09%) HTML
3 6 (2.09%) LAMP
4 5 (1.74%) Middleware
5 4 (1.39%) Web Services
6 1 (0.35%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (0.35%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.35%) RESTful
6 1 (0.35%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.48%) Clustering
2 10 (3.48%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.14%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.79%) Hedge funds
4 8 (2.79%) NHS
5 5 (1.74%) iPhone
5 5 (1.74%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.05%) iPad
7 3 (1.05%) PKI
8 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.70%) Statistics
8 2 (0.70%) User Experience
8 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 287 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (53.31%) Windows Server
3 74 (25.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (24.74%) Windows 7
5 60 (20.91%) Linux
6 56 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (9.06%) Windows 8
9 24 (8.36%) Windows 10
10 14 (4.88%) Unix
11 13 (4.53%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.83%) Mac OS X
12 11 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (2.09%) CentOS
14 5 (1.74%) Android
15 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.39%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.63%) Migration
2 35 (12.20%) DevOps
2 35 (12.20%) ITIL
3 24 (8.36%) Configuration Management
4 21 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (5.57%) Open Source
6 13 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (4.18%) Project Management
8 11 (3.83%) Server Building
9 10 (3.48%) Change Management
10 9 (3.14%) High Availability
10 9 (3.14%) Scrum
10 9 (3.14%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (2.79%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.79%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (2.44%) E-Commerce
12 7 (2.44%) Web Operations
12 7 (2.44%) Workflow
13 6 (2.09%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 98 (34.15%) PowerShell
2 45 (15.68%) SQL
3 31 (10.80%) Bash Shell
4 29 (10.10%) Python
5 25 (8.71%) Perl
6 24 (8.36%) Ruby
7 18 (6.27%) C#
8 17 (5.92%) VBScript
9 14 (4.88%) Java
10 8 (2.79%) C++
11 4 (1.39%) VB
12 3 (1.05%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.05%) Korn
12 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.70%) C
14 1 (0.35%) AWK
14 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.35%) PHP
14 1 (0.35%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.53%) MCSE
4 10 (3.48%) AWS Certification
5 8 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.79%) Degree
6 6 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.39%) CCNA
7 4 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.39%) MCITP
7 4 (1.39%) MCSA
7 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.05%) CCNP
8 3 (1.05%) MCP
9 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.70%) MCTS
10 1 (0.35%) ACSP
10 1 (0.35%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.44%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 111 (38.68%) Active Directory
2 46 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.23%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.88%) VMware ESX
5 12 (4.18%) vSphere
5 12 (4.18%) XenApp
6 8 (2.79%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.74%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.39%) Samba
10 3 (1.05%) Docker
10 3 (1.05%) UAG
10 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.70%) Firmware
11 2 (0.70%) NFS
11 2 (0.70%) vCloud
11 2 (0.70%) XenServer
12 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (14.98%) SCCM
2 30 (10.45%) Puppet
3 22 (7.67%) Nagios
4 13 (4.53%) SCOM
5 12 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.48%) WSUS
7 9 (3.14%) OpenView
8 8 (2.79%) Control-M
9 7 (2.44%) Ansible
10 5 (1.74%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.74%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 5 (1.74%) SCOrch
10 5 (1.74%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.39%) EdgeSight
11 4 (1.39%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.39%) Perfmon
11 4 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.05%) Nessus
12 3 (1.05%) Terraform
12 3 (1.05%) vMotion
Vendors
1 97 (33.80%) Microsoft
1 97 (33.80%) VMware
2 38 (13.24%) Citrix
3 24 (8.36%) HP
4 21 (7.32%) Cisco
5 20 (6.97%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.92%) NetApp
7 13 (4.53%) Dell
7 13 (4.53%) Symantec
8 10 (3.48%) EMC
9 9 (3.14%) Apple
10 8 (2.79%) BMC
11 7 (2.44%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.09%) Juniper
13 5 (1.74%) AppSense
13 5 (1.74%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.74%) IBM
13 5 (1.74%) IronPort
13 5 (1.74%) Mitel
13 5 (1.74%) Oracle
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