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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.37% 14.97% 16.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 58.14% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £195 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £155 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
28 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.02% 25.75% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 11
Average daily rate £375 £205 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -34.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 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 5 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 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
3 14 (24.56%) VMware
4 13 (22.81%) Cisco
4 13 (22.81%) MS Office
4 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
5 12 (21.05%) SQL
6 11 (19.30%) CCNA
6 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
7 10 (17.54%) C#
7 10 (17.54%) .NET
7 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
7 10 (17.54%) Firewall
8 9 (15.79%) PKI
8 9 (15.79%) Juniper
8 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
8 9 (15.79%) Wireshark
8 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell
8 9 (15.79%) Network Architecture
8 9 (15.79%) FortiGate
8 9 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
9 8 (14.04%) vSphere
9 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
10 7 (12.28%) IIS
10 7 (12.28%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 7 (12.28%) IIS
2 6 (10.53%) Lync
3 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Office
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (15.79%) Wireshark
3 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.02%) SAN
4 4 (7.02%) WAN
4 4 (7.02%) LAN
5 3 (5.26%) VoIP
5 3 (5.26%) DHCP
6 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.51%) DNS
6 2 (3.51%) PBX
7 1 (1.75%) NAS
7 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.75%) Network Security
7 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) DTS
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (15.79%) Developer
2 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) IT Support
5 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.51%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 7 (12.28%) HTML
2 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.02%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.02%) jQuery
3 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (5.26%) WinForms
4 3 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (1.75%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.75%) WCF
5 1 (1.75%) WPF
5 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (1.75%) DHTML
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) PKI
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.51%) IVR
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.26%) CentOS
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.51%) Android
7 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Network Architecture
1 9 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) MVC
5 4 (7.02%) Line Management
6 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.26%) Game Development
6 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.26%) Release Management
6 3 (5.26%) DevOps
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.26%) UML
6 3 (5.26%) Scrum
6 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.51%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) C#
4 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) VBScript
7 3 (5.26%) C
8 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) CCNA
1 11 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) MCSE
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) MCITP
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 2 (3.51%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) VCP4
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.04%) vSphere
3 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 6 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) VMware
3 13 (22.81%) Cisco
4 9 (15.79%) Juniper
5 7 (12.28%) Citrix
6 4 (7.02%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Altiris
8 2 (3.51%) Dell
9 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.75%) Telerik