The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Guildford region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.74% 19.02% 19.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.07% 63.27% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 11
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£160 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £54.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.51% +54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 22.14% 30.06% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 14
Average daily rate £170 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 24 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
3 15 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 14 (31.11%) MS Office
4 14 (31.11%) Citrix
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.00%) Law
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (17.78%) ITIL
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.33%) VPN
9 6 (13.33%) Workflow
9 6 (13.33%) WorkSite
10 5 (11.11%) SCCM
10 5 (11.11%) Migration
10 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
11 4 (8.89%) Lotus
11 4 (8.89%) Internet
11 4 (8.89%) C#
11 4 (8.89%) SQL
11 4 (8.89%) .NET
11 4 (8.89%) LAN
11 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.89%) VMware
11 4 (8.89%) WCF
11 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
12 3 (6.67%) WPF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (13.33%) WorkSite
2 3 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Office
2 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.33%) VPN
2 4 (8.89%) Internet
2 4 (8.89%) LAN
3 3 (6.67%) SSH
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
3 3 (6.67%) SMTP
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
3 3 (6.67%) FTP
3 3 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.00%) Law
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) WCF
2 3 (6.67%) WPF
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.22%) REST
4 1 (2.22%) Direct3D
4 1 (2.22%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.22%) WF
4 1 (2.22%) LINQ
4 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.22%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.22%) Java EE
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
4 1 (2.22%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 15 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Workflow
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) Fault Management
5 2 (4.44%) Budget Control
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
6 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.22%) Workflow Management
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C#
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) C
2 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) C++
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Citrix
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Lotus
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.22%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
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