The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Engineer
Rank 399 378 412
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 13 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.051% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.055% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Average daily rate £330 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £345 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £480 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.46 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -38.46%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Windows Engineer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Windows Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
6 8 (30.77%) HP
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Banking
7 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
8 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (15.38%) DNS
9 4 (15.38%) SLA
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
9 4 (15.38%) SCOM
9 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
9 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (11.54%) SCCM
10 3 (11.54%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
10 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
10 3 (11.54%) Windows XP

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.69%) VMS
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
2 2 (7.69%) Database Security
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL V2
3 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.85%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Gemalto
6 1 (3.85%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.85%) Websense
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix