The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Windows Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 269 186 249
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +63
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 162 259 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 1.14% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.21% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 174 111
Median daily rate £370 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £263 £175
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 15
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £15.10 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £18.18 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
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
20930 21403 21584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.60% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15232 14772 15192
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 402 392
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Windows Engineer in the job title.

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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 20 £340 +9.23% 16
Hammersmith +6 4 £120 -22.58%
Croydon -12 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Northwood - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Windows Engineer
England

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 286 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (51.40%) Windows Server
3 117 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 108 (37.76%) Microsoft
5 104 (36.36%) VMware
6 102 (35.66%) PowerShell
7 78 (27.27%) Finance
8 75 (26.22%) Windows 7
9 71 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (20.28%) Linux
11 56 (19.58%) Banking
12 53 (18.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 48 (16.78%) SCCM
15 45 (15.73%) IIS
16 43 (15.03%) SQL
16 43 (15.03%) Citrix
17 41 (14.34%) DevOps
18 40 (13.99%) Migration
18 40 (13.99%) DNS
19 38 (13.29%) SQL Server
19 38 (13.29%) ITIL
20 36 (12.59%) MS Exchange
20 36 (12.59%) Windows Server 2003
21 33 (11.54%) Puppet
21 33 (11.54%) Firewall
22 30 (10.49%) Bash Shell
22 30 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
23 29 (10.14%) Windows 10
24 27 (9.44%) HP

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (15.73%) IIS
2 36 (12.59%) MS Exchange
3 18 (6.29%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.94%) Apache
4 17 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.55%) Confluence
5 13 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.74%) MS Office
3 4 (1.40%) MS Project
4 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.35%) HipChat
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.20%) Office 365
4 2 (0.70%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.99%) DNS
2 33 (11.54%) Firewall
3 23 (8.04%) DHCP
4 22 (7.69%) SAN
5 19 (6.64%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.20%) VLAN
7 10 (3.50%) Internet
8 9 (3.15%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (3.15%) VPN
9 7 (2.45%) LAN
9 7 (2.45%) Network Security
10 6 (2.10%) DMZ
10 6 (2.10%) NetScaler
10 6 (2.10%) WAN
11 4 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.40%) Extranet
11 4 (1.40%) HTTP
11 4 (1.40%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.40%) Skype
11 4 (1.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.80%) MySQL
3 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.35%) QlikView
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (5.94%) TeamCity
2 16 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.90%) JIRA
4 13 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (4.20%) Subversion
6 10 (3.50%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.75%) InstallShield
8 5 (1.75%) MSI
8 5 (1.75%) WinDbg
9 4 (1.40%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.70%) Hudson
11 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.35%) Maven
11 1 (0.35%) NuGet
11 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (27.27%) Finance
2 56 (19.58%) Banking
3 10 (3.50%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.10%) Law
4 6 (2.10%) Retail
5 4 (1.40%) Back Office
6 3 (1.05%) Advertising
6 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Front Office
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.39%) .NET
2 7 (2.45%) LAMP
3 6 (2.10%) HTML
4 4 (1.40%) JSON
4 4 (1.40%) Middleware
5 2 (0.70%) Web Services
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.35%) RESTful
6 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.50%) Clustering
4 8 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.80%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.45%) NHS
6 6 (2.10%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.40%) iPhone
8 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.05%) PKI
8 3 (1.05%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.70%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) EPoS
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
9 2 (0.70%) Replication
9 2 (0.70%) Statistics
9 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 286 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (51.40%) Windows Server
3 75 (26.22%) Windows 7
4 71 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (20.28%) Linux
6 50 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (12.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (10.14%) Windows 10
9 25 (8.74%) Windows 8
10 14 (4.90%) Unix
11 12 (4.20%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.80%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.75%) CentOS
15 4 (1.40%) Android
15 4 (1.40%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.40%) Windows Phone
16 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.70%) Solaris
18 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.34%) DevOps
2 40 (13.99%) Migration
3 38 (13.29%) ITIL
4 26 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 22 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (6.29%) Open Source
7 15 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (4.90%) Project Management
9 12 (4.20%) High Availability
10 11 (3.85%) Change Management
10 11 (3.85%) Server Building
11 9 (3.15%) Scrum
11 9 (3.15%) Service Delivery
12 8 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (2.80%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.80%) Workflow
13 7 (2.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (2.45%) E-Commerce
13 7 (2.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 102 (35.66%) PowerShell
2 43 (15.03%) SQL
3 30 (10.49%) Bash Shell
4 25 (8.74%) Python
5 23 (8.04%) Perl
6 22 (7.69%) Ruby
7 21 (7.34%) VBScript
8 13 (4.55%) C#
9 10 (3.50%) Java
10 6 (2.10%) C++
11 4 (1.40%) VB
12 3 (1.05%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.05%) C
12 3 (1.05%) Korn
12 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.35%) AWK
13 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.35%) PHP
13 1 (0.35%) sed
13 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.55%) MCSE
4 8 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.45%) Degree
5 7 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.75%) MCSA
6 5 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.40%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.40%) CCNA
7 4 (1.40%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.05%) CCNP
8 3 (1.05%) MCITP
9 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.70%) MCP
9 2 (0.70%) MCTS
10 1 (0.35%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.40%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 117 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 53 (18.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.29%) VMware ESX
4 16 (5.59%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.24%) vSphere
5 15 (5.24%) XenApp
6 10 (3.50%) BitLocker
7 9 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.45%) VMware Server
9 6 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.75%) UAG
11 4 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.40%) Docker
12 3 (1.05%) Samba
12 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.70%) Firmware
13 2 (0.70%) Xen
13 2 (0.70%) XenServer
14 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 48 (16.78%) SCCM
2 33 (11.54%) Puppet
3 23 (8.04%) Nagios
4 20 (6.99%) SCOM
5 16 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.20%) WSUS
7 9 (3.15%) OpenView
8 8 (2.80%) Ansible
8 8 (2.80%) Control-M
9 6 (2.10%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 5 (1.75%) Perfmon
10 5 (1.75%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.40%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.40%) EdgeSight
11 4 (1.40%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.40%) IBM BigFix
11 4 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (1.40%) Terraform
11 4 (1.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 108 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 104 (36.36%) VMware
3 43 (15.03%) Citrix
4 27 (9.44%) HP
5 22 (7.69%) Cisco
6 21 (7.34%) Red Hat
7 17 (5.94%) NetApp
7 17 (5.94%) Symantec
8 13 (4.55%) Dell
9 9 (3.15%) Apple
10 8 (2.80%) BMC
10 8 (2.80%) EMC
10 8 (2.80%) Intel Security
11 7 (2.45%) IBM
12 6 (2.10%) CenturyLink
12 6 (2.10%) IronPort
12 6 (2.10%) Juniper
13 5 (1.75%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.75%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.75%) Lumension
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