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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.35% 28.57% 13.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.06% 100.00% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 6
Median daily rate £328 £305 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.37% +90.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £266 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £386 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £33.25 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -7.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +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
31 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.33% 28.57% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 10
Median daily rate £375 £325 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +103.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £270 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% -7.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 July 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 27 July 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
3 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 26 (40.63%) ITIL
4 22 (34.38%) Linux
5 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
7 15 (23.44%) Citrix
7 15 (23.44%) SAN
8 14 (21.88%) SLA
8 14 (21.88%) XenApp
8 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 12 (18.75%) SQL
9 12 (18.75%) VMware
10 11 (17.19%) Clustering
10 11 (17.19%) DNS
10 11 (17.19%) CommVault
11 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
11 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 10 (15.63%) Simpana
11 10 (15.63%) Failover Clustering
11 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
11 10 (15.63%) SCCM
12 9 (14.06%) Unix
13 8 (12.50%) DHCP
13 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
13 8 (12.50%) Dell Compellent

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 6 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) SAN
2 11 (17.19%) DNS
3 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.50%) DHCP
5 6 (9.38%) Skype
6 5 (7.81%) Firewall
7 4 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.69%) LAN
8 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.13%) FTP
9 2 (3.13%) Intranet
9 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.13%) SMTP
9 2 (3.13%) VPN
9 2 (3.13%) WAN
10 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.56%) NAS
10 1 (1.56%) Network Security
10 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) DTS
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Support Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Analyst
2 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Backup Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Developer
3 5 (7.81%) Lync Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (6.25%) Architect
4 4 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
4 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) HTML
1 3 (4.69%) HTML5
1 3 (4.69%) J2EE
1 3 (4.69%) Java SE
2 2 (3.13%) CSS
2 2 (3.13%) CSS3
3 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.19%) Clustering
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) NHS
3 4 (6.25%) PKI
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
5 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.13%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) BYOD
6 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
2 22 (34.38%) Linux
3 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.06%) Unix
7 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
7 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.13%) AIX
9 2 (3.13%) CentOS
9 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Service Management
3 5 (7.81%) High Availability
3 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.25%) Change Management
4 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (6.25%) Network Management
4 4 (6.25%) Project Management
4 4 (6.25%) SOA
5 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.69%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (4.69%) TDD
6 2 (3.13%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (3.13%) Business Development
6 2 (3.13%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.69%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) VBScript
5 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) MCSA
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) MCDST
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (21.88%) XenApp
4 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.25%) Terminal Server
6 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.69%) DFS Replication
7 3 (4.69%) vSphere
7 3 (4.69%) XenServer
8 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Failover Clustering
1 10 (15.63%) SCCM
1 10 (15.63%) Simpana
2 5 (7.81%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.69%) EdgeSight
4 2 (3.13%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.13%) Puppet
4 2 (3.13%) SCOM
4 2 (3.13%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.56%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) Citrix
3 12 (18.75%) VMware
4 11 (17.19%) CommVault
5 8 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) Apple
7 3 (4.69%) arcserve
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.69%) Wyse
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle
8 2 (3.13%) Veeam
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.56%) Sybase
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