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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 17.82% 16.41% 11.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.02% 72.41% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 7
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£430 £280 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £170 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £365 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.29 £14.58 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.20 £21.54 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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
61 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 30.20% 22.66% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 11
Average daily rate £380 £262 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.03% +16.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £160 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.06 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% -48.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
5 14 (25.00%) MS Office
6 13 (23.21%) SQL
6 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (21.43%) Cisco
7 12 (21.43%) VMware
7 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 11 (19.64%) CCNA
8 11 (19.64%) Citrix
8 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
10 9 (16.07%) PKI
10 9 (16.07%) Wireshark
10 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
10 9 (16.07%) Network Architecture
10 9 (16.07%) FortiGate
10 9 (16.07%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (16.07%) Juniper
10 9 (16.07%) Firewall
10 9 (16.07%) HTML
10 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
11 8 (14.29%) C#
11 8 (14.29%) T-SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (8.93%) IIS
1 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.93%) WorkSite
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Lync
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Office
2 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.57%) PaaS
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
1 2 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
1 9 (16.07%) Wireshark
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 4 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) SAN
4 3 (5.36%) VoIP
5 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 2 (3.57%) DHCP
5 2 (3.57%) FTP
5 2 (3.57%) PBX
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) DNS
6 1 (1.79%) Network Security
6 1 (1.79%) NAS
6 1 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) DTS
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Law
2 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Games
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) IT Support
9 2 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) VoIP Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) HTML
2 8 (14.29%) .NET
3 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.71%) Ajax
3 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.93%) jQuery
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (7.14%) CSS
6 3 (5.36%) WinForms
7 2 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (3.57%) DHTML
7 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET
7 2 (3.57%) Web Services
7 2 (3.57%) XML
8 1 (1.79%) JMS
8 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.79%) JSON
8 1 (1.79%) WCF
8 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) PKI
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.57%) IVR
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) PDA
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.93%) Linux
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.36%) CentOS
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.57%) Android
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Network Architecture
1 9 (16.07%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) MVC
2 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.36%) Line Management
5 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.57%) DevOps
5 2 (3.57%) Game Development
5 2 (3.57%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.57%) OOD
5 2 (3.57%) UML
5 2 (3.57%) OO
5 2 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
5 8 (14.29%) C#
5 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.14%) VBScript
7 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) C
8 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (19.64%) CCNA
2 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCTS
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) vSphere
3 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) FortiGate
2 6 (10.71%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
2 12 (21.43%) Cisco
3 11 (19.64%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) Juniper
5 3 (5.36%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) Altiris
6 2 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.79%) Telerik
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