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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 34 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 28.10% 15.88% 11.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.34% 81.82% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 13
Median daily rate £375 £300 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £243 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £13.27 £13.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £20.10 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +3.33%
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
47 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.84% 19.41% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 22
Median daily rate £400 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £14.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.86 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.55 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 30 (43.48%) Linux
3 28 (40.58%) ITIL
3 28 (40.58%) Windows Server
4 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
4 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
5 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
5 19 (27.54%) SQL
5 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (26.09%) SLA
6 18 (26.09%) SAN
7 15 (21.74%) CommVault
7 15 (21.74%) Citrix
7 15 (21.74%) Clustering
7 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
8 14 (20.29%) Simpana
9 13 (18.84%) XenApp
9 13 (18.84%) VMware
10 12 (17.39%) Dell Compellent
11 11 (15.94%) DNS
12 10 (14.49%) Unix
12 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
12 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.59%) Windows XP
14 8 (11.59%) DHCP
14 8 (11.59%) XenDesktop
14 8 (11.59%) Apple iOS
14 8 (11.59%) SCCM

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 3 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) SAN
2 11 (15.94%) DNS
3 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.59%) DHCP
5 6 (8.70%) Firewall
6 4 (5.80%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.80%) VPN
7 3 (4.35%) LAN
7 3 (4.35%) NAS
7 3 (4.35%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.90%) FTP
8 2 (2.90%) Intranet
8 2 (2.90%) SMTP
8 2 (2.90%) VoIP
8 2 (2.90%) WAN
9 1 (1.45%) 3G
9 1 (1.45%) DMZ
9 1 (1.45%) IPsec
9 1 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) SAS EBI
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) DTS
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
1 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (14.49%) Analyst
2 6 (8.70%) Architect
2 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (7.25%) Backup Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Citrix Architect
4 4 (5.80%) Consultant
4 4 (5.80%) Developer
4 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (5.80%) OSS Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Citrix Expert
5 3 (4.35%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
5 3 (4.35%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
1 3 (4.35%) HTML5
1 3 (4.35%) J2EE
1 3 (4.35%) Java SE
2 2 (2.90%) CSS
2 2 (2.90%) CSS3
3 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Clustering
1 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) NHS
3 4 (5.80%) PKI
4 3 (4.35%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.45%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Linux
2 28 (40.58%) Windows Server
3 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.49%) Unix
5 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
6 8 (11.59%) Apple iOS
6 8 (11.59%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.90%) AIX
9 2 (2.90%) Android
9 2 (2.90%) CentOS
9 2 (2.90%) MVS
9 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.45%) Debian
10 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Service Management
3 6 (8.70%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.25%) Asset Management
4 5 (7.25%) Change Management
4 5 (7.25%) High Availability
4 5 (7.25%) Project Management
5 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (5.80%) Network Management
5 4 (5.80%) SOA
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.35%) TDD
7 2 (2.90%) Business Development
7 2 (2.90%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.90%) Release Management
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.80%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.80%) Python
4 3 (4.35%) VBScript
5 2 (2.90%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) A+ Certification
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) MCSA
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.90%) PMP
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) MCDST
3 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.84%) XenApp
4 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (11.59%) XenDesktop
6 5 (7.25%) vSphere
7 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.80%) Terminal Server
7 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.35%) DFS Replication
8 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.35%) XenServer
9 1 (1.45%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) Simpana
2 8 (11.59%) SCCM
3 5 (7.25%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.35%) EdgeSight
4 3 (4.35%) Puppet
5 2 (2.90%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.90%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.45%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.45%) SCOM
6 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Citrix
2 15 (21.74%) CommVault
3 13 (18.84%) VMware
4 12 (17.39%) Dell Compellent
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle
6 4 (5.80%) arcserve
6 4 (5.80%) HP
6 4 (5.80%) Wyse
7 3 (4.35%) Dell
7 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.90%) Apple
8 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco
8 2 (2.90%) Cognos
8 2 (2.90%) EMC
8 2 (2.90%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.90%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.45%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.45%) Virgin Media