The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
London / Hammersmith
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hammersmith 11.11% 6.98% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 50.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £518 £298 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.94% -21.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.66
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.72%  

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 Hammersmith with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hammersmith
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 6 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith 27.78% 13.95% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Median daily rate £520 £475 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £622 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Hammersmith

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hammersmith 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 Hammersmith

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Hammersmith

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Hammersmith

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hammersmith region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (25.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Go
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) logstash
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) CommVault
3 1 (12.50%) Polycom
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) VMware