The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 211 237 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.59% 18.78% 16.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.20% 67.33% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 137 101
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 51
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014.

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 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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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
Woking +2 17 £310 -4.61% 6
Guildford -5 16 £160 -50.76% 7
Reigate +11 9 £375 +66.66% 9
Epsom -1 8 £228 -35.00% 1
Staines -13 8 £375 -6.25% 2
Dorking - 6 £120 - 2
Camberley +8 5 - - 4
Redhill -3 5 £120 -52.00% 5
Egham - 4 - -
Chertsey - 4 £178 -
Leatherhead -6 3 £350 -22.22% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £388 -
Cobham -4 2 £308 -5.38%
Walton-on-Thames +1 1 £225 - 1
Weybridge - - - - 2
Thames Ditton - - - - 2
Caterham - - - -
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - - 2
Shepperton - - - -
Haslemere - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 227 (44.77%) Microsoft
2 171 (33.73%) Windows 7
3 156 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 120 (23.67%) SQL
5 110 (21.70%) MS Office
6 100 (19.72%) .NET
7 91 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 89 (17.55%) VMware
9 88 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 84 (16.57%) Citrix
11 81 (15.98%) MS Excel
12 80 (15.78%) Finance
13 76 (14.99%) Windows XP
13 76 (14.99%) ITIL
14 73 (14.40%) UNIX
14 73 (14.40%) Visual Studio
14 73 (14.40%) MS Exchange
15 70 (13.81%) Windows Server 2003
16 64 (12.62%) Linux
17 62 (12.23%) C#
18 59 (11.64%) Firewall
19 55 (10.85%) XML
20 53 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
21 51 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
21 51 (10.06%) WCF
22 49 (9.66%) ASP.NET
23 47 (9.27%) Cisco
23 47 (9.27%) Workflow
24 44 (8.68%) SCCM
24 44 (8.68%) VB.NET

Windows
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 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 73 (14.40%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.48%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (4.54%) IIS
5 16 (3.16%) Lync
6 12 (2.37%) Documentum
6 12 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.38%) CMS
9 6 (1.18%) Apache
9 6 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.18%) WorkSite
10 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.79%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.79%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 110 (21.70%) MS Office
2 81 (15.98%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.99%) MS Project
4 4 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 24 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.20%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.20%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.16%) Office 365
2 8 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.64%) Firewall
2 33 (6.51%) SAN
3 32 (6.31%) LAN
3 32 (6.31%) TCP/IP
3 32 (6.31%) DNS
4 29 (5.72%) VPN
5 28 (5.52%) WAN
6 18 (3.55%) DHCP
7 11 (2.17%) Internet
8 10 (1.97%) Wireless
8 10 (1.97%) VoIP
9 8 (1.58%) Network Security
10 7 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.38%) Broadband
11 6 (1.18%) FTP
12 5 (0.99%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.79%) NAS
13 4 (0.79%) BIG-IP
14 3 (0.59%) Cisco ICM
14 3 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 18 (3.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.17%) DTS
8 10 (1.97%) MySQL
9 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.79%) DataStage
12 4 (0.79%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.59%) DB2
13 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 73 (14.40%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (1.78%) MSI
4 7 (1.38%) Toad
5 3 (0.59%) Subversion
5 3 (0.59%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.39%) Maven
6 2 (0.39%) Ant
7 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.20%) JIRA
7 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.20%) NUnit
7 1 (0.20%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.20%) MSTest
7 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 80 (15.78%) Finance
2 17 (3.35%) Retail
3 14 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.56%) Dutch Language
5 11 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 10 (1.97%) Law
7 7 (1.38%) Marketing
8 5 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.79%) Legal
9 4 (0.79%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.59%) Publishing
10 3 (0.59%) Games
11 2 (0.39%) Korean Language
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 96 (18.93%) Analyst
2 82 (16.17%) Developer
3 51 (10.06%) Support Analyst
4 50 (9.86%) .NET Developer
5 49 (9.66%) Support Engineer
6 34 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 32 (6.31%) Administrator
8 31 (6.11%) Architect
9 28 (5.52%) Desktop Support
10 26 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
11 24 (4.73%) Consultant
11 24 (4.73%) VB.NET Developer
12 21 (4.14%) Desktop Engineer
13 19 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
13 19 (3.75%) Service Analyst
14 18 (3.55%) Software Engineer
15 17 (3.35%) Applications Support
16 15 (2.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 14 (2.76%) Help Desk Support
17 14 (2.76%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (19.72%) .NET
2 55 (10.85%) XML
3 51 (10.06%) WCF
4 49 (9.66%) ASP.NET
5 38 (7.50%) WF
6 36 (7.10%) XSLT
7 26 (5.13%) WPF
8 22 (4.34%) LINQ
9 21 (4.14%) HTML
10 17 (3.35%) Web Services
11 14 (2.76%) COM+
12 11 (2.17%) CSS
13 9 (1.78%) Flash
14 8 (1.58%) WinForms
14 8 (1.58%) Application Packaging
15 6 (1.18%) .NET Framework
16 5 (0.99%) J2EE
16 5 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 4 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 4 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.33%) Blackberry
2 13 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (2.37%) Clustering
4 9 (1.78%) EPoS
5 8 (1.58%) iPad
5 8 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.38%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.38%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.38%) iPhone
6 7 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.59%) Social Network
8 3 (0.59%) Statistics
8 3 (0.59%) NHS
9 2 (0.39%) W3C
9 2 (0.39%) Firmware
9 2 (0.39%) EMV
9 2 (0.39%) EFT
9 2 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 171 (33.73%) Windows 7
2 88 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (14.99%) Windows XP
4 73 (14.40%) UNIX
5 70 (13.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (12.62%) Linux
7 53 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (4.73%) Windows 8
9 20 (3.94%) Solaris
10 11 (2.17%) Windows Vista
11 9 (1.78%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.78%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.79%) AIX
12 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.79%) SUSE
13 3 (0.59%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.39%) HPUX
14 2 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.99%) ITIL
2 47 (9.27%) Workflow
3 41 (8.09%) Scrum
4 40 (7.89%) CRM
5 35 (6.90%) Migration
6 34 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (5.72%) MVC
8 28 (5.52%) Software Engineering
9 24 (4.73%) Project Management
10 23 (4.54%) Release Management
11 20 (3.94%) Business Continuity
12 16 (3.16%) Content Management
13 15 (2.96%) Incident Management
13 15 (2.96%) PRINCE2
14 14 (2.76%) Service Delivery
14 14 (2.76%) Resource Management
14 14 (2.76%) Business Continuity Management
15 13 (2.56%) Multithreading
16 12 (2.37%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (2.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 120 (23.67%) SQL
2 62 (12.23%) C#
3 44 (8.68%) VB.NET
4 25 (4.93%) Java
5 22 (4.34%) VB
6 21 (4.14%) C++
7 18 (3.55%) VBScript
8 17 (3.35%) VB6
9 15 (2.96%) JavaScript
10 13 (2.56%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.37%) Python
11 12 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.17%) C
12 11 (2.17%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.78%) Perl
14 7 (1.38%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.18%) PHP
16 3 (0.59%) Korn
16 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 27 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.54%) MCSE
4 16 (3.16%) Degree
4 16 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.76%) MCP
7 9 (1.78%) CCNP
8 8 (1.58%) CCNA
9 7 (1.38%) MCITP
10 6 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.18%) MCSA
11 5 (0.99%) CCIE
11 5 (0.99%) MCDST
12 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.59%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.39%) CCSA
13 2 (0.39%) CCA
13 2 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.16%) SLA
2 14 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 156 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 51 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.71%) XenApp
4 25 (4.93%) Hyper-V
5 22 (4.34%) XenDesktop
6 21 (4.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (2.96%) Terminal Services
8 12 (2.37%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.37%) vSphere
9 8 (1.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 7 (1.38%) XenServer
11 6 (1.18%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.79%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.59%) UAG
13 3 (0.59%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (8.68%) SCCM
2 25 (4.93%) NetBackup
3 16 (3.16%) Tivoli
4 12 (2.37%) SCOM
5 10 (1.97%) WSUS
6 8 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.79%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.59%) Sysprep
10 3 (0.59%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.39%) SCSM
12 1 (0.20%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.20%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 227 (44.77%) Microsoft
2 89 (17.55%) VMware
3 84 (16.57%) Citrix
4 47 (9.27%) Cisco
5 35 (6.90%) Oracle
6 31 (6.11%) IBM
7 24 (4.73%) HP
7 24 (4.73%) Symantec
8 18 (3.55%) Apple
9 14 (2.76%) Intel
9 14 (2.76%) AppSense
10 13 (2.56%) EMC
10 13 (2.56%) McAfee
11 10 (1.97%) NetApp
11 10 (1.97%) Dell
12 9 (1.78%) Avaya
12 9 (1.78%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.58%) F5
13 8 (1.58%) Altiris
14 7 (1.38%) CheckPoint
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