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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.65% 12.39% 11.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 54.00% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 10
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 £291 £124 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £394 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.86 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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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
28 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.46% 22.94% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 13
Average daily rate £313 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £145 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.21 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -59.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
4 10 (24.39%) MS Office
4 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
5 9 (21.95%) vSphere
6 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) C#
6 8 (19.51%) SQL
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco
6 8 (19.51%) CCNA
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (19.51%) Firewall
7 7 (17.07%) Citrix
7 7 (17.07%) .NET
7 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
8 6 (14.63%) Network Architecture
8 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (14.63%) FortiGate
8 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (14.63%) Juniper
8 6 (14.63%) PKI
8 6 (14.63%) Wireshark
9 5 (12.20%) SCCM
9 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.20%) SharePoint
1 5 (12.20%) Lync
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) IaaS
1 2 (4.88%) PaaS
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (14.63%) Wireshark
3 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.76%) SAN
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) VoIP
5 2 (4.88%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (4.88%) NAS
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.44%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) PBX
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) FTP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.44%) DTS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) WinForms
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) WPF
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.44%) DHTML
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.44%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) PKI
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.44%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Network Architecture
1 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Line Management
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.88%) Game Development
5 2 (4.88%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) MVC
5 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Release Management
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.51%) C#
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) VBScript
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) C
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.88%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) VB6
6 1 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
1 8 (19.51%) CCNA
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 3 (7.32%) MCSA
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCITP
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) vSphere
3 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.44%) UAG
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) FortiGate
2 5 (12.20%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco
4 7 (17.07%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) Juniper
6 4 (9.76%) HP
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) Altiris
8 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) 3PAR