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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.72% 9.31% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.58% 57.58% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 13
Average daily rate £350 £375 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +92.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £473 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
48 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 41.38% 16.18% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 21
Average daily rate £350 £375 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +82.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £285 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 38 (58.46%) Linux
2 30 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
4 24 (36.92%) SQL
5 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
6 18 (27.69%) SLA
7 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
7 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (23.08%) ITIL
9 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
10 12 (18.46%) VMware
10 12 (18.46%) Java
10 12 (18.46%) Citrix
10 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (16.92%) CommVault
11 11 (16.92%) Clustering
11 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (15.38%) Simpana
12 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 10 (15.38%) SAN
13 9 (13.85%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
14 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (12.31%) Back Office
14 8 (12.31%) Oracle
14 8 (12.31%) SCCM
15 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
15 7 (10.77%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (7.69%) SAS
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.62%) JBoss
5 2 (3.08%) Apache
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) SAN
2 5 (7.69%) FTP
2 5 (7.69%) VPN
3 4 (6.15%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) Firewall
3 4 (6.15%) LAN
3 4 (6.15%) NAS
3 4 (6.15%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (6.15%) WAN
4 3 (4.62%) VoIP
4 3 (4.62%) WebEx
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.08%) SMTP
5 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.08%) VLAN
5 2 (3.08%) Wireless
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) SAS EBI
4 3 (4.62%) DTS
4 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.08%) Metasploit
2 2 (3.08%) MSI
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (12.31%) Back Office
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.23%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) OSS Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Back Office Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Developer
4 5 (7.69%) OSS Support Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) SAS Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) SAS Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) SWT
2 4 (6.15%) XML
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.62%) ADO.NET
3 3 (4.62%) Ajax
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) DHTML
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) jQuery
3 3 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (4.62%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (4.62%) WinForms
4 2 (3.08%) J2EE
4 2 (3.08%) JAXB
4 2 (3.08%) JNI
4 2 (3.08%) POSIX
4 2 (3.08%) Spring
4 2 (3.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (16.92%) Clustering
2 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) PKI
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.08%) NHS
5 2 (3.08%) Physics
5 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.54%) EPoS
6 1 (1.54%) Kinect
6 1 (1.54%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.54%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Linux
2 30 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.23%) Unix
7 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
8 4 (6.15%) MVS
9 3 (4.62%) CentOS
9 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.08%) Android
10 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.54%) Debian
11 1 (1.54%) HPUX
11 1 (1.54%) Solaris
11 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.23%) Asset Management
3 6 (9.23%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (9.23%) Project Management
4 4 (6.15%) Image Processing
4 4 (6.15%) Release Management
4 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.62%) MVC
5 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.08%) Application Discovery
6 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.08%) Parallel Processing
6 2 (3.08%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.08%) Test Planning
6 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) C#
3 5 (7.69%) C++
3 5 (7.69%) Perl
4 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.62%) Python
5 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.62%) VBScript
6 2 (3.08%) C
6 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) Korn
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.54%) CCNA
4 1 (1.54%) CEH
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) HND
4 1 (1.54%) MBA
4 1 (1.54%) RHCT
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.69%) vSphere
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.08%) KVM
7 2 (3.08%) XenApp
7 2 (3.08%) XenServer
8 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Simpana
2 8 (12.31%) SCCM
3 3 (4.62%) Puppet
4 2 (3.08%) EdgeSight
4 2 (3.08%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.54%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.54%) OPNET
5 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) Citrix
2 12 (18.46%) VMware
3 11 (16.92%) CommVault
4 9 (13.85%) Dell Compellent
5 8 (12.31%) Oracle
6 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.15%) Cognos
8 3 (4.62%) Apple
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco
8 3 (4.62%) HP
8 3 (4.62%) Huawei
8 3 (4.62%) Nokia
8 3 (4.62%) Wyse
9 2 (3.08%) arcserve
9 2 (3.08%) Juniper
9 2 (3.08%) Siemens
9 2 (3.08%) Veeam
10 1 (1.54%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.54%) Symantec
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