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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
London / Docklands, London
Rank 16 7 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8  
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.69% 14.29% 9.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 72.73% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.63 £14.80
% change year-on-year -7.22% +5.60%  

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 14 11 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 23.73% 19.64% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 12
Median daily rate £563 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £453 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Docklands, London

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (30.00%) HBase
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Grafana
5 2 (20.00%) Cloudera CDH
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Nagios
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related 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 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) DataSynapse
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) FCoE
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) HBase
2 2 (20.00%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Data Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (10.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) HDFS
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) KVM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (10.00%) SRDF
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Grafana
1 2 (20.00%) Graphite
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Control-M
2 1 (10.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) Axway
3 1 (10.00%) BEA
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Polycom
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO