The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 / Docklands, London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 5.88% 10.00% 14.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 40.00% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Median daily rate £550 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.32% -2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £528 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £548 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
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 Docklands, London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 6 15 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 11.76% 25.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 11
Median daily rate £550 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% -11.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £430 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
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 Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Docklands, London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Docklands, London

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Docklands, London

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Docklands, London

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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Reuters