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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 2 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 30 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.62% 26.83% 9.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 62.26% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 13
Median daily rate £361 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £185 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £516 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.47 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
40 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 31.50% 43.09% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 20
Median daily rate £401 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £185 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £540 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.85%) Windows 7
3 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
4 17 (32.08%) MS Office
5 15 (28.30%) Linux
6 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
7 11 (20.75%) Python
8 10 (18.87%) SCCM
9 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
9 9 (16.98%) Office 365
9 9 (16.98%) LAN
9 9 (16.98%) DNS
10 8 (15.09%) VMware
10 8 (15.09%) WAN
10 8 (15.09%) Java
10 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
11 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
11 7 (13.21%) Citrix
11 7 (13.21%) Firewall
12 6 (11.32%) Finance
12 6 (11.32%) Legal
12 6 (11.32%) DHCP
12 6 (11.32%) SQL
12 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
12 6 (11.32%) Puppet
13 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
13 5 (9.43%) XML

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 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.66%) Mule
3 3 (5.66%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.89%) QuickPlace
5 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Office
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) DNS
1 9 (16.98%) LAN
2 8 (15.09%) WAN
3 7 (13.21%) Firewall
4 6 (11.32%) DHCP
5 4 (7.55%) FTP
5 4 (7.55%) SMTP
6 3 (5.66%) HTTP
6 3 (5.66%) HTTPS
6 3 (5.66%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.66%) VPN
7 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.77%) SAN
7 2 (3.77%) VoIP
8 1 (1.89%) Skype
8 1 (1.89%) Telnet
8 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
1 3 (5.66%) Maven
1 3 (5.66%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
2 1 (1.89%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
1 6 (11.32%) Legal
2 5 (9.43%) Back Office
3 3 (5.66%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Desktop Support
1 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Linux Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (7.55%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Support
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) XML
2 3 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) JAXB
2 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (5.66%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.66%) REST
2 3 (5.66%) SOAP
2 3 (5.66%) Spring
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) ODBC
4 1 (1.89%) XPages
4 1 (1.89%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.77%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) iSeries
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Windows 7
2 15 (28.30%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.66%) CentOS
6 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) Unix
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.43%) Migration
1 5 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
3 3 (5.66%) Data Transformation
3 3 (5.66%) DevOps
3 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL
3 3 (5.66%) Multithreading
3 3 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (5.66%) Service Management
3 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.77%) IT Audit
4 2 (3.77%) Patch Management
4 2 (3.77%) Project Management
4 2 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.89%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Python
2 8 (15.09%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) Perl
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.89%) LotusScript
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) MCITP
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CEH
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) CSSLP
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.66%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) SCCM
2 6 (11.32%) Puppet
3 3 (5.66%) Kibana
3 3 (5.66%) logstash
3 3 (5.66%) Rsyslog
4 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) HP
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.66%) LANDesk
5 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.77%) arcserve
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) Avaya
7 1 (1.89%) BT
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) Lotus
7 1 (1.89%) Samsung
7 1 (1.89%) Sophos
7 1 (1.89%) Veeam