The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 187 230 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.45% 17.77% 15.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.04% 72.56% 59.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 105 85
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £150 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.02% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £11.25 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.95 £24.00 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- -6.68%
Windows
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
267 317 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.21% 24.50% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 150 177
Average daily rate £338 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £166 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 69
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.94 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows
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 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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 0 22 £430 +115.00% 21
Staines -9 20 £438 +5.42% 3
Cobham +6 17 £225 -25.00% 2
Epsom -2 8 £350 +16.66% 2
Reigate 0 7 £219 -37.50% 2
Leatherhead -5 7 £375 +66.66% 5
Camberley 0 6 £405 -12.47% 5
Woking -5 5 £214 - 8
Chertsey +2 3 - - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames +2 2 - - 3
Farnham - 2 - - 3
Redhill -3 1 - - 5
Weybridge -6 1 - - 1
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £130 - 3
Egham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Esher - - - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 4
Shepperton - - - - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 156 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 148 (32.53%) Active Directory
3 114 (25.05%) SQL
4 113 (24.84%) VMware
5 101 (22.20%) Windows 7
6 85 (18.68%) SQL Server
7 82 (18.02%) Linux
8 80 (17.58%) ITIL
8 80 (17.58%) MS Office
9 79 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 61 (13.41%) MS Excel
11 59 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 58 (12.75%) PowerShell
13 56 (12.31%) Finance
14 55 (12.09%) SAN
14 55 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 51 (11.21%) .NET
15 51 (11.21%) MS Exchange
16 50 (10.99%) C#
16 50 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
17 49 (10.77%) Firewall
18 48 (10.55%) Cisco
19 45 (9.89%) Windows XP
20 43 (9.45%) DNS
20 43 (9.45%) SCOM
21 42 (9.23%) SCCM
21 42 (9.23%) UNIX
22 41 (9.01%) Citrix
23 38 (8.35%) Hyper-V
24 35 (7.69%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 51 (11.21%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.81%) IIS
3 22 (4.84%) Lync
4 19 (4.18%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (2.42%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.54%) Apache
9 7 (1.54%) JBoss
10 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.10%) Mule
12 4 (0.88%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.44%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.22%) WinCC
Applications
1 80 (17.58%) MS Office
2 61 (13.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.32%) MS Project
4 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Maximo
3 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.32%) Office 365
3 4 (0.88%) PaaS
3 4 (0.88%) IaaS
4 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.44%) Route 53
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (12.09%) SAN
2 49 (10.77%) Firewall
3 43 (9.45%) DNS
4 35 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 31 (6.81%) WAN
6 30 (6.59%) LAN
7 27 (5.93%) DHCP
8 21 (4.62%) VPN
9 17 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (3.52%) SSL
11 15 (3.30%) Wireshark
12 14 (3.08%) VoIP
13 12 (2.64%) Internet
13 12 (2.64%) NAS
14 10 (2.20%) FTP
15 7 (1.54%) SSH
16 6 (1.32%) IP Telephony
17 5 (1.10%) Wireless
17 5 (1.10%) HTTP
18 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (2.64%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.20%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.10%) OLTP
8 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.10%) MySQL
9 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.66%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.44%) DTS
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (7.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.98%) Subversion
2 9 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.10%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.88%) CMake
4 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.66%) Moq
5 3 (0.66%) NUnit
6 2 (0.44%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.44%) Maven
6 2 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.44%) Hudson
6 2 (0.44%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.44%) Trac
7 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (12.31%) Finance
2 17 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.54%) Banking
4 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.88%) Publishing
6 3 (0.66%) Games
6 3 (0.66%) Retail
6 3 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.44%) Automotive
7 2 (0.44%) Back Office
7 2 (0.44%) Military
8 1 (0.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (16.70%) Analyst
2 62 (13.63%) Support Engineer
3 41 (9.01%) Developer
3 41 (9.01%) Support Analyst
4 39 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (7.03%) Administrator
5 32 (7.03%) Architect
6 27 (5.93%) Desktop Support
6 27 (5.93%) Technical Support
6 27 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 24 (5.27%) Service Analyst
9 20 (4.40%) Consultant
10 19 (4.18%) 1st Line Support
10 19 (4.18%) Technical Support Engineer
10 19 (4.18%) Technical Engineer
11 18 (3.96%) Desktop Engineer
11 18 (3.96%) IT Support
11 18 (3.96%) Mac Engineer
12 16 (3.52%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.21%) .NET
2 26 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 23 (5.05%) HTML
4 18 (3.96%) CSS
5 17 (3.74%) Web Services
6 14 (3.08%) .NET Framework
7 13 (2.86%) jQuery
7 13 (2.86%) XML
8 12 (2.64%) Ajax
9 11 (2.42%) Middleware
9 11 (2.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.20%) WCF
11 7 (1.54%) XSD
11 7 (1.54%) XSLT
11 7 (1.54%) J2EE
12 6 (1.32%) Application Packaging
12 6 (1.32%) WF
12 6 (1.32%) WinForms
12 6 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.81%) Clustering
2 22 (4.84%) Blackberry
3 19 (4.18%) PKI
4 17 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.54%) iSeries
7 6 (1.32%) iPad
7 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.10%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.66%) PDA
9 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.66%) NHS
9 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.44%) IVR
10 2 (0.44%) W3C
10 2 (0.44%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.44%) EFT
10 2 (0.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (22.20%) Windows 7
2 82 (18.02%) Linux
3 79 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (9.89%) Windows XP
7 42 (9.23%) UNIX
8 24 (5.27%) Windows 8
9 19 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.86%) CentOS
11 11 (2.42%) Android
11 11 (2.42%) Solaris
11 11 (2.42%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.10%) AIX
13 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.88%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.88%) SUSE
15 3 (0.66%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.58%) ITIL
2 33 (7.25%) Migration
3 31 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (5.49%) Incident Management
6 19 (4.18%) MVC
7 18 (3.96%) Load Balancing
7 18 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (3.52%) Network Architecture
9 15 (3.30%) Scrum
10 14 (3.08%) Capacity Management
11 13 (2.86%) Service Delivery
11 13 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (2.64%) CRM
13 11 (2.42%) Workflow
13 11 (2.42%) Software Engineering
13 11 (2.42%) DevOps
14 10 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (2.20%) OO
Programming Languages
1 114 (25.05%) SQL
2 58 (12.75%) PowerShell
3 50 (10.99%) C#
4 27 (5.93%) JavaScript
5 25 (5.49%) Java
6 18 (3.96%) T-SQL
7 16 (3.52%) Bash Shell
8 15 (3.30%) C
9 14 (3.08%) VBScript
10 12 (2.64%) C++
11 10 (2.20%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.20%) Python
12 9 (1.98%) VB
13 6 (1.32%) PHP
13 6 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.88%) Perl
15 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.44%) Ruby
17 1 (0.22%) XAML
17 1 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (6.15%) Degree
4 26 (5.71%) CCNA
5 23 (5.05%) MCSE
6 16 (3.52%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.64%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.20%) MCSA
8 10 (2.20%) MCP
9 7 (1.54%) MCTS
10 6 (1.32%) CCNP
11 5 (1.10%) MCITP
12 4 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.66%) MCDST
13 3 (0.66%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) COBIT
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 148 (32.53%) Active Directory
2 59 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.35%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.18%) vSphere
5 18 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.74%) UAG
7 16 (3.52%) XenApp
8 15 (3.30%) ISA Server
9 13 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
10 12 (2.64%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.76%) XenDesktop
12 7 (1.54%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.66%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.44%) NFS
16 2 (0.44%) Nmap
16 2 (0.44%) Veritas File System
16 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (9.45%) SCOM
2 42 (9.23%) SCCM
3 14 (3.08%) FortiGate
4 10 (2.20%) SCSM
5 8 (1.76%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.32%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.32%) Puppet
8 5 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (1.10%) WSUS
8 5 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.44%) CORE IMPACT
10 2 (0.44%) SAP Afaria
10 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.44%) Nagios
10 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 156 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 113 (24.84%) VMware
3 48 (10.55%) Cisco
4 41 (9.01%) Citrix
5 34 (7.47%) HP
6 29 (6.37%) Apple
7 28 (6.15%) Oracle
8 23 (5.05%) SolarWinds
9 18 (3.96%) Juniper
10 17 (3.74%) Red Hat
11 15 (3.30%) Symantec
11 15 (3.30%) SAP
12 13 (2.86%) BMC
13 11 (2.42%) F5
14 10 (2.20%) CommVault
14 10 (2.20%) NetApp
15 9 (1.98%) IBM
16 8 (1.76%) Dell
16 8 (1.76%) Sun
17 7 (1.54%) Informatica
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