The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 38 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 28.57% 13.74% 19.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 97.44% 62.07% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £160 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £118 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £54.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -68.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Windows
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 29.32% 22.14% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 25
Average daily rate £338 £170 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.52% -47.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £116 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £593 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 14
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Guildford region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 22 (38.60%) VMware
2 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (29.82%) Citrix
5 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (24.56%) Windows 7
7 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (22.81%) Lync
8 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (21.05%) SQL
8 12 (21.05%) MS Office
9 9 (15.79%) SAN
10 8 (14.04%) HP
10 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.04%) SCCM
11 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.28%) MCSE
11 7 (12.28%) VoIP
11 7 (12.28%) EMC
11 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (12.28%) DNS
11 7 (12.28%) ARCserve
12 6 (10.53%) Linux
12 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
13 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (8.77%) Degree
13 5 (8.77%) ITIL
13 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (22.81%) Lync
2 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.75%) IIS
6 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) SAN
2 7 (12.28%) VoIP
2 7 (12.28%) DNS
3 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.77%) Unified Communications
4 4 (7.02%) Firewall
4 4 (7.02%) DHCP
5 3 (5.26%) VPN
5 3 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (5.26%) NAS
6 2 (3.51%) LAN
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.51%) WAN
6 2 (3.51%) SMTP
7 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.75%) SSL
7 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.75%) IPsec
7 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) OpenStack Swift
4 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (5.26%) Back Office
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Server Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Server Support
6 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) OSS Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) jQuery
3 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.51%) Kafka
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) EMC VNX
2 3 (5.26%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Informatics
4 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.75%) iPhone
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Handset
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (24.56%) Windows 7
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Linux
6 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.26%) UNIX
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.77%) ITIL
2 4 (7.02%) Migration
3 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.51%) DevOps
4 2 (3.51%) TDD
4 2 (3.51%) Business Development
4 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.51%) Service Management
5 1 (1.75%) Quality Management
5 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.75%) Change Management
5 1 (1.75%) Information Security Management
5 1 (1.75%) Security Management
5 1 (1.75%) Information Security
5 1 (1.75%) UML
5 1 (1.75%) Data Modelling
5 1 (1.75%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Perl
4 3 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) VB6
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) MCSE
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) MCSA
4 3 (5.26%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CCDA
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) vSphere
4 4 (7.02%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.26%) XenApp
5 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.75%) XenServer
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
2 7 (12.28%) ARCserve
3 3 (5.26%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
4 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.75%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.75%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.75%) OPNET
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) VMware
2 17 (29.82%) Citrix
3 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.04%) HP
5 7 (12.28%) EMC
6 4 (7.02%) Dell
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco
8 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.51%) Altiris
9 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.75%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.75%) Talend
9 1 (1.75%) Cerion
9 1 (1.75%) CA
9 1 (1.75%) Apple
9 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) Sophos
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