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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 41 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 34.17% 13.18% 21.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.35% 45.95% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 23
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£350 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £573 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £25.38 £17.00 £13.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.26% +22.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.40 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £16.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +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
43 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.83% 28.68% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 28
Average daily rate £350 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £610 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 3 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (33.33%) Citrix
2 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 21 (30.43%) VMware
2 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (28.99%) Linux
4 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
5 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (23.19%) Windows 7
7 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
9 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (17.39%) SCCM
11 11 (15.94%) Oracle
11 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
11 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (14.49%) MS Office
12 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
12 10 (14.49%) Degree
12 10 (14.49%) Lync
13 9 (13.04%) Java
13 9 (13.04%) VoIP
13 9 (13.04%) HP
13 9 (13.04%) SAN
14 8 (11.59%) Back Office
14 8 (11.59%) SLA
14 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (11.59%) MySQL
14 8 (11.59%) Perl
14 8 (11.59%) HTML
14 8 (11.59%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (14.49%) Lync
2 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.35%) JBoss
5 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) VoIP
1 9 (13.04%) SAN
2 8 (11.59%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (10.14%) DNS
4 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.70%) Unified Communications
5 4 (5.80%) Firewall
6 3 (4.35%) VPN
6 3 (4.35%) WAN
6 3 (4.35%) DHCP
6 3 (4.35%) LAN
6 3 (4.35%) FTP
6 3 (4.35%) NAS
7 2 (2.90%) MPLS
7 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.90%) Intranet
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.90%) SMTP
8 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.59%) MySQL
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) DTS
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) OpenStack Swift
5 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.35%) MSI
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (11.59%) Back Office
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Server Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) OSS Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Back Office Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Server Support
8 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Technician
8 3 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) OSS Support Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) IT Support
9 2 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) HTML
2 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) Web Services
2 5 (7.25%) jQuery
3 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.35%) SWT
3 3 (4.35%) WinForms
3 3 (4.35%) Ajax
3 3 (4.35%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) ADO.NET
3 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (4.35%) Regular Expression
3 3 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (4.35%) DHTML
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.90%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.90%) Kafka
4 2 (2.90%) Struts
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.25%) NHS
2 5 (7.25%) Ontologies
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.35%) PKI
4 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Handset
5 2 (2.90%) Informatics
6 1 (1.45%) Physics
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (28.99%) Linux
3 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (23.19%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.59%) UNIX
7 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.45%) CentOS
10 1 (1.45%) HPUX
10 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.59%) ITIL
1 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
3 4 (5.80%) Service Management
3 4 (5.80%) Migration
4 3 (4.35%) MVC
4 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.35%) Image Processing
4 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
4 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.35%) Project Management
4 3 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.90%) Web Application Development
5 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.90%) DevOps
5 2 (2.90%) Test Planning
5 2 (2.90%) Application Discovery
5 2 (2.90%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.04%) Java
4 8 (11.59%) Perl
5 7 (10.14%) C#
6 5 (7.25%) Python
6 5 (7.25%) Korn
7 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.80%) C++
8 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.35%) VBScript
8 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.90%) C
10 1 (1.45%) VB
10 1 (1.45%) VB6
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) MCSE
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.35%) HND
5 3 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.35%) CCNA
6 2 (2.90%) MCSA
7 1 (1.45%) CCDA
7 1 (1.45%) MBA
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) XenDesktop
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.80%) XenApp
5 4 (5.80%) vSphere
6 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.90%) XenServer
7 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) ARCserve
3 5 (7.25%) OPNET
4 3 (4.35%) ZENworks
5 2 (2.90%) SCOM
5 2 (2.90%) Puppet
5 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.90%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Citrix
2 21 (30.43%) VMware
3 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.94%) Oracle
5 9 (13.04%) HP
6 7 (10.14%) EMC
6 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.25%) Greenplum
7 5 (7.25%) Talend
7 5 (7.25%) Cerion
8 4 (5.80%) Dell
8 4 (5.80%) Cisco
9 3 (4.35%) Apple
10 2 (2.90%) Wyse
10 2 (2.90%) Altiris
11 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.45%) Mitel
11 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.45%) Symantec
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