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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.88% 15.22% 15.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.52% 62.22% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £190 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.78% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £127 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +2.33%
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
29 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.55% 24.46% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 15
Average daily rate £325 £195 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £143 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -64.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.78%) MS Office
3 15 (27.78%) VMware
4 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
4 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
5 12 (22.22%) Cisco
6 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (20.37%) CCNA
6 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
7 10 (18.52%) Citrix
7 10 (18.52%) Firewall
8 9 (16.67%) SQL
8 9 (16.67%) vSphere
8 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 8 (14.81%) SCCM
9 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (14.81%) Wireshark
9 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
9 8 (14.81%) Network Architecture
9 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
9 8 (14.81%) FortiGate
9 8 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (14.81%) C#
9 8 (14.81%) .NET
9 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 8 (14.81%) Juniper
9 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.81%) PKI

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.26%) Lync
2 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Office
2 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.56%) PaaS
1 3 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) Wireshark
2 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) DHCP
4 4 (7.41%) VoIP
4 4 (7.41%) SAN
5 3 (5.56%) DNS
6 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.70%) NAS
6 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) LAN
6 2 (3.70%) PBX
6 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.85%) FTP
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) DTS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
1 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Law
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) IT Support
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) VoIP Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) VoIP Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.56%) WinForms
4 2 (3.70%) WPF
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.85%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.85%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) DHTML
5 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) PKI
2 4 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) IVR
3 2 (3.70%) iPhone
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.85%) PDA
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.26%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.70%) Android
6 2 (3.70%) CentOS
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (14.81%) Network Architecture
1 8 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 4 (7.41%) Line Management
4 3 (5.56%) DevOps
4 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 3 (5.56%) Game Development
4 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (5.56%) UML
4 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.56%) Scrum
4 3 (5.56%) Release Management
5 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 8 (14.81%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) C
5 3 (5.56%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.56%) VBScript
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) CCNA
1 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.41%) MCSE
5 3 (5.56%) MCSA
6 2 (3.70%) ISEB
6 2 (3.70%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) vSphere
3 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.85%) UAG
5 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
1 8 (14.81%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) VMware
3 12 (22.22%) Cisco
4 10 (18.52%) Citrix
5 8 (14.81%) Juniper
6 6 (11.11%) HP
7 4 (7.41%) Altiris
8 3 (5.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.85%) Telerik
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