The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.87% 7.32% 10.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 39.13% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 10
Median daily rate - £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.97% +4.03%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19 23 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 17.76% 18.70% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 30
Median daily rate £575 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £325 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Canary Wharf

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Canary Wharf

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Office 365
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (14.29%) Law
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 2 (14.29%) SCCM
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Building
5 1 (7.14%) Packer

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) TACACS
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
4 1 (7.14%) German Language
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Trainer
2 2 (14.29%) Deployment Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) IT Trainer
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Trainer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Network Operations Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Trainer
2 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Server Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Floorwalker
3 1 (7.14%) IMAC Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
2 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) VMware