Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 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
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 11.23% 13.97% 13.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.21% 60.27% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 31
Canary Wharf median daily rate £275 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £155 £160 £160
90th Percentile £528 £588 £613
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £275 £375 £450
% change year-on-year -26.67% -16.67% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -58.10% -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +36.36% -58.10% -

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 86 73 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 30.18% 23.17% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 55 47
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £167 £200 £262
90th Percentile £680 £588 £605
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +40.00% -25.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -58.10% -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +36.36% -58.10% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 November 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 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Citrix
3 8 (25.00%) XenApp
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (15.63%) Front Office
6 4 (12.50%) VMware
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (12.50%) Terminal Server
6 4 (12.50%) MSI
6 4 (12.50%) InstallShield
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.50%) VBScript
6 4 (12.50%) VB
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Banking
6 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.50%) ThinApp
6 4 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
7 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012

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 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) InstallShield
1 4 (12.50%) MSI
1 4 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) NUnit
2 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Front Office
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Applications Support
2 5 (15.63%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Build Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Break Fix Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IMAC Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
1 2 (6.25%) jQuery
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
1 2 (6.25%) React Native
1 2 (6.25%) REST
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Ajax
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Unix
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Android
6 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.25%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (9.38%) TDD
3 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Android Development
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.25%) Kanban
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) MVC
4 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) VB
1 4 (12.50%) VBScript
2 3 (9.38%) C++
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) C
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) XenApp
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) ThinApp
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Citrix
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) BT
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Perforce
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk