The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Surrey region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 23 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 75 71 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.90% 5.63% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.89% 20.17% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 18
Average daily rate
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£225 £340 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +38.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £40.00 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
314 352 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.69% 27.89% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 189 138
Average daily rate £320 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 69
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.78 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% -51.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Surrey region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Surrey region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +5 12 £150 -57.44% 1
Woking +6 9 £130 -68.00%
Camberley - 5 - -
Staines -3 4 £375 - 1
Dorking - 4 - - 1
Redhill +7 3 £120 - 2
Egham - 3 - -
Chertsey - 2 £250 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Weybridge - - - -
Reigate - - - - 2
Cobham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Windows 7 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 7.

1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (50.29%) Microsoft
2 86 (50.29%) Active Directory
3 67 (39.18%) MS Office
4 53 (30.99%) Windows XP
5 44 (25.73%) Citrix
6 40 (23.39%) MS Exchange
7 34 (19.88%) MS Excel
8 28 (16.37%) SCCM
9 27 (15.79%) ITIL
10 25 (14.62%) Firewall
10 25 (14.62%) Blackberry
10 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (12.28%) VPN
13 18 (10.53%) XenApp
13 18 (10.53%) Windows 8
14 17 (9.94%) Microsoft App-V
15 16 (9.36%) VMware
16 15 (8.77%) Migration
16 15 (8.77%) Apple
16 15 (8.77%) XenDesktop
17 13 (7.60%) Dutch Language
17 13 (7.60%) Lync
17 13 (7.60%) Symantec
18 12 (7.02%) TCP/IP
18 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (7.02%) Office 365
19 10 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (5.85%) Cisco

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Windows 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (23.39%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.60%) Lync
3 9 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (4.68%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.51%) WorkSite
6 3 (1.75%) Documentum
6 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 67 (39.18%) MS Office
2 34 (19.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Academy Housing
1 1 (0.58%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.62%) Firewall
2 21 (12.28%) VPN
3 12 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.68%) DNS
4 8 (4.68%) WAN
4 8 (4.68%) DHCP
4 8 (4.68%) LAN
5 6 (3.51%) VoIP
6 5 (2.92%) Wireless
7 4 (2.34%) SAN
8 3 (1.75%) FTP
9 2 (1.17%) ADSL
9 2 (1.17%) Broadband
9 2 (1.17%) NAS
10 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.58%) Telnet
10 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.26%) MSI
2 3 (1.75%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (7.60%) Dutch Language
2 9 (5.26%) Law
3 4 (2.34%) Finance
3 4 (2.34%) Retail
4 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (25.15%) Analyst
2 26 (15.20%) Support Engineer
3 23 (13.45%) Support Analyst
4 21 (12.28%) Desktop Support
4 21 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (8.77%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (8.77%) Service Analyst
5 15 (8.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 15 (8.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (7.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (7.02%) Help Desk Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) Help Desk Support
8 11 (6.43%) Deployment Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) Rollout Engineer
10 9 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.68%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 8 (4.68%) Applications Packager
12 6 (3.51%) Consultant
12 6 (3.51%) Support Technician
12 6 (3.51%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.68%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.92%) Web Services
3 3 (1.75%) SOAP
3 3 (1.75%) WAP
4 2 (1.17%) Flash
5 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.58%) Spring
5 1 (0.58%) JSF
5 1 (0.58%) Ajax
5 1 (0.58%) Java EE
5 1 (0.58%) Struts
5 1 (0.58%) XML
5 1 (0.58%) ODBC
5 1 (0.58%) HTML
5 1 (0.58%) J2EE
5 1 (0.58%) JDBC
5 1 (0.58%) JSP
5 1 (0.58%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.62%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.09%) EPoS
2 7 (4.09%) iPhone
2 7 (4.09%) iPad
3 2 (1.17%) Statistics
3 2 (1.17%) EFT
3 2 (1.17%) NHS
3 2 (1.17%) Clustering
4 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.58%) Firmware
4 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (30.99%) Windows XP
3 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 9 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 9 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.34%) UNIX
8 4 (2.34%) Linux
9 3 (1.75%) Solaris
10 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.58%) Android
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.79%) ITIL
2 15 (8.77%) Migration
3 6 (3.51%) Incident Management
4 5 (2.92%) Service Delivery
5 4 (2.34%) Workflow
5 4 (2.34%) Project Planning
5 4 (2.34%) Software Deployment
6 3 (1.75%) ITIL V2
6 3 (1.75%) Release Management
6 3 (1.75%) Data Security
7 2 (1.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.17%) Project Management
7 2 (1.17%) Service Management
7 2 (1.17%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (1.17%) Software Distribution
7 2 (1.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.58%) Data Entry
8 1 (0.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (0.58%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.58%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.09%) SQL
2 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.34%) VBScript
3 4 (2.34%) Java
3 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.75%) Korn
4 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.17%) VB
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.85%) MCSE
3 9 (5.26%) MCP
4 5 (2.92%) MCSA
5 4 (2.34%) MCDST
6 3 (1.75%) MCITP
6 3 (1.75%) Degree
7 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.17%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.58%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CCSA
8 1 (0.58%) MOS
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (50.29%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.53%) XenApp
3 17 (9.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (8.77%) XenDesktop
5 10 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (5.85%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.75%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (16.37%) SCCM
2 6 (3.51%) WSUS
3 5 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.34%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.75%) Sysprep
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.58%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 86 (50.29%) Microsoft
2 44 (25.73%) Citrix
3 16 (9.36%) VMware
4 15 (8.77%) Apple
5 13 (7.60%) Symantec
6 10 (5.85%) AppSense
6 10 (5.85%) Cisco
7 8 (4.68%) HP
7 8 (4.68%) McAfee
8 7 (4.09%) Altiris
9 6 (3.51%) Oracle
10 5 (2.92%) LANDesk
11 4 (2.34%) Veeam
11 4 (2.34%) Mitel
11 4 (2.34%) Avaya
12 3 (1.75%) Lotus
12 3 (1.75%) SAP
12 3 (1.75%) Sun
12 3 (1.75%) Dell
12 3 (1.75%) EMC
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