The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 20.69% 22.08% 10.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.07% 94.44% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 8
Median daily rate £350 £305 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +69.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £263 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.03% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
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
29 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.33% 23.38% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 17
Median daily rate £400 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.03% -7.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 29 (46.03%) Linux
3 28 (44.44%) ITIL
4 26 (41.27%) Windows Server
5 24 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (30.16%) Hyper-V
6 19 (30.16%) SAN
6 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
7 17 (26.98%) SQL
7 17 (26.98%) SLA
7 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
9 15 (23.81%) Citrix
9 15 (23.81%) CommVault
9 15 (23.81%) Clustering
10 14 (22.22%) XenApp
10 14 (22.22%) Simpana
10 14 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
11 12 (19.05%) Dell Compellent
11 12 (19.05%) VMware
12 11 (17.46%) DNS
13 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
13 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (14.29%) SCCM
14 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 9 (14.29%) Unix
15 8 (12.70%) XenDesktop
16 7 (11.11%) Service Management
16 7 (11.11%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 (3.17%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) SAN
2 11 (17.46%) DNS
3 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.11%) DHCP
5 6 (9.52%) Firewall
6 4 (6.35%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.76%) LAN
7 3 (4.76%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.17%) FTP
8 2 (3.17%) Intranet
8 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.17%) NAS
8 2 (3.17%) SMTP
8 2 (3.17%) VPN
8 2 (3.17%) WAN
9 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.59%) IPsec
9 1 (1.59%) Network Security
9 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) DTS
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SAS EBI
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.59%) MSI
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
1 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.35%) Games
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (12.70%) Analyst
2 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Architect
3 5 (7.94%) Backup Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Developer
3 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (7.94%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (6.35%) Citrix Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Consultant
4 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.76%) Administrator
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.76%) OSS Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) HTML
1 3 (4.76%) HTML5
1 3 (4.76%) J2EE
1 3 (4.76%) Java SE
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) CSS3
3 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.59%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
2 15 (23.81%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) NHS
4 4 (6.35%) PKI
5 3 (4.76%) Replication
6 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.17%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.17%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Linux
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server
3 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.29%) Unix
7 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
8 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.17%) AIX
10 2 (3.17%) CentOS
10 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.59%) Debian
11 1 (1.59%) MVS
11 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) Service Management
3 6 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.94%) Change Management
4 5 (7.94%) High Availability
5 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (6.35%) Network Management
5 4 (6.35%) Project Management
5 4 (6.35%) SOA
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (4.76%) TDD
7 2 (3.17%) Business Development
7 2 (3.17%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.35%) Java
3 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.35%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) VBScript
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) A+ Certification
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) MCSA
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.17%) PMP
3 1 (1.59%) MCDST
3 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 19 (30.16%) Hyper-V
3 14 (22.22%) XenApp
4 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (12.70%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.35%) Terminal Server
6 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.35%) vSphere
7 3 (4.76%) DFS Replication
7 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.76%) XenServer
8 1 (1.59%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
1 14 (22.22%) Simpana
2 9 (14.29%) SCCM
3 5 (7.94%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.76%) EdgeSight
4 3 (4.76%) Puppet
5 2 (3.17%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.17%) SCOM
5 2 (3.17%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.59%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) Citrix
2 15 (23.81%) CommVault
3 12 (19.05%) Dell Compellent
3 12 (19.05%) VMware
4 5 (7.94%) HP
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 4 (6.35%) Wyse
6 3 (4.76%) arcserve
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.17%) Apple
7 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco
7 2 (3.17%) Dell
7 2 (3.17%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.17%) Veeam
8 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.59%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.59%) Sybase