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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 215 242 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.84% 19.19% 17.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.15% 68.56% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 150 86
Average daily rate
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£308 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 49
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.35 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £21.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%
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
325 353 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.45% 27.99% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 204 128
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 64
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.38 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% -28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Woking -1 19 £300 -8.39% 7
Guildford -6 14 £380 +26.66% 15
Reigate +11 8 £400 +28.00% 10
Epsom - 8 £228 - 3
Redhill 0 6 £375 +50.00% 5
Leatherhead -3 5 £400 -11.11% 4
Staines -14 4 £325 -18.75% 4
Chertsey - 4 £178 -
Dorking - 4 £121 - 4
Camberley +1 3 - - 2
Egham - 2 - - 1
Weybridge +1 1 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -4 1 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £225 -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 2
Godalming - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 196 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 156 (32.50%) Active Directory
3 148 (30.83%) Windows 7
4 116 (24.17%) SQL
5 109 (22.71%) VMware
6 104 (21.67%) MS Office
7 98 (20.42%) SQL Server
8 86 (17.92%) .NET
9 84 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (15.83%) Citrix
11 75 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 75 (15.63%) Windows XP
12 73 (15.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 68 (14.17%) ITIL
14 67 (13.96%) C#
14 67 (13.96%) Finance
15 65 (13.54%) Linux
15 65 (13.54%) MS Exchange
16 63 (13.13%) Visual Studio
17 62 (12.92%) UNIX
18 61 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
19 60 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 57 (11.88%) Firewall
21 49 (10.21%) SCCM
22 47 (9.79%) Cisco
23 46 (9.58%) XML
23 46 (9.58%) WCF
24 45 (9.38%) SAN
25 43 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
26 39 (8.13%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (13.54%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.88%) SharePoint
3 29 (6.04%) IIS
4 20 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (3.54%) Lync
5 17 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (2.50%) Documentum
8 8 (1.67%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.46%) CMS
10 6 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.25%) WorkSite
11 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.83%) Apache
12 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.63%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 104 (21.67%) MS Office
2 75 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.83%) MS Project
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 18 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.21%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.21%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.13%) Office 365
2 7 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.88%) Firewall
2 45 (9.38%) SAN
3 35 (7.29%) DNS
4 32 (6.67%) LAN
5 27 (5.63%) WAN
6 25 (5.21%) TCP/IP
6 25 (5.21%) VPN
7 19 (3.96%) DHCP
8 9 (1.88%) VoIP
8 9 (1.88%) Internet
8 9 (1.88%) Wireless
9 8 (1.67%) SSL
10 7 (1.46%) Broadband
10 7 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.04%) NAS
11 5 (1.04%) FTP
11 5 (1.04%) Network Security
12 4 (0.83%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.83%) Intranet
12 4 (0.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 18 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (2.50%) DTS
8 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.04%) MySQL
11 4 (0.83%) DataStage
11 4 (0.83%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.83%) Spotfire
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.63%) DB2
13 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 63 (13.13%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.46%) Toad
5 5 (1.04%) MSI
6 4 (0.83%) Subversion
7 3 (0.63%) Maven
7 3 (0.63%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.42%) Trac
8 2 (0.42%) Ant
9 1 (0.21%) JUnit
9 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.21%) NUnit
9 1 (0.21%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.21%) JIRA
9 1 (0.21%) MSTest
General
1 67 (13.96%) Finance
2 16 (3.33%) Retail
3 12 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 11 (2.29%) Dutch Language
5 10 (2.08%) Law
6 5 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.83%) Legal
7 4 (0.83%) Japanese Language
7 4 (0.83%) Marketing
8 3 (0.63%) Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Publishing
8 3 (0.63%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Military
9 2 (0.42%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (17.71%) Analyst
2 69 (14.38%) Developer
3 46 (9.58%) Support Engineer
4 42 (8.75%) Support Analyst
5 35 (7.29%) Architect
6 32 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 31 (6.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 31 (6.46%) Administrator
8 28 (5.83%) Desktop Support
8 28 (5.83%) Consultant
9 22 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
10 21 (4.38%) Service Analyst
11 20 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (4.17%) Software Engineer
12 19 (3.96%) Desktop Engineer
13 15 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
13 15 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
14 14 (2.92%) Applications Support
14 14 (2.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 14 (2.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (17.92%) .NET
2 46 (9.58%) XML
2 46 (9.58%) WCF
3 39 (8.13%) ASP.NET
4 27 (5.63%) XSLT
5 25 (5.21%) WPF
6 22 (4.58%) WF
6 22 (4.58%) LINQ
7 21 (4.38%) HTML
8 16 (3.33%) Web Services
9 14 (2.92%) COM+
10 11 (2.29%) CSS
11 10 (2.08%) Flash
12 8 (1.67%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.25%) Application Packaging
13 6 (1.25%) J2EE
14 5 (1.04%) WinForms
15 4 (0.83%) Ajax
15 4 (0.83%) ADO.NET
15 4 (0.83%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.04%) Blackberry
2 20 (4.17%) Clustering
3 12 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (1.88%) iPad
4 9 (1.88%) Thin Client
4 9 (1.88%) Fat Client
5 7 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.46%) EPoS
6 6 (1.25%) iPhone
7 4 (0.83%) NHS
7 4 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.42%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.42%) Online Games
9 2 (0.42%) Social Network
9 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.42%) PKI
9 2 (0.42%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 148 (30.83%) Windows 7
2 84 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (15.63%) Windows XP
4 73 (15.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (13.54%) Linux
6 62 (12.92%) UNIX
7 61 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (5.21%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.33%) Solaris
10 10 (2.08%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.88%) Windows 2000
12 8 (1.67%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.25%) AIX
14 5 (1.04%) SUSE
14 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.63%) CentOS
17 2 (0.42%) Android
17 2 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (14.17%) ITIL
2 36 (7.50%) Scrum
3 33 (6.88%) CRM
4 31 (6.46%) Software Engineering
5 30 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (5.83%) Workflow
7 25 (5.21%) Migration
7 25 (5.21%) MVC
8 19 (3.96%) Project Management
9 16 (3.33%) Content Management
10 15 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 15 (3.13%) Business Continuity
10 15 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (2.92%) Release Management
12 12 (2.50%) Multithreading
12 12 (2.50%) Service Delivery
12 12 (2.50%) PRINCE2
13 11 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (2.29%) Information Security
13 11 (2.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 116 (24.17%) SQL
2 67 (13.96%) C#
3 32 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 31 (6.46%) Java
5 20 (4.17%) C++
6 19 (3.96%) VBScript
7 18 (3.75%) VB
7 18 (3.75%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.92%) VB6
10 12 (2.50%) Python
11 11 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.88%) C
13 6 (1.25%) Perl
14 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.63%) PHP
15 3 (0.63%) Korn
15 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.21%) MCSE
4 19 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.75%) Degree
6 17 (3.54%) MCP
7 14 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.88%) CCNP
9 8 (1.67%) CCNA
10 7 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.46%) MCITP
11 6 (1.25%) MCDST
11 6 (1.25%) MCSA
12 5 (1.04%) CCIE
13 3 (0.63%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.63%) VCP5
13 3 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.33%) SLA
2 8 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 156 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 60 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.29%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.88%) XenApp
5 23 (4.79%) XenDesktop
6 16 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (3.33%) Terminal Services
7 13 (2.71%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.71%) vSphere
8 12 (2.50%) ISA Server
9 9 (1.88%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (1.88%) UAG
10 6 (1.25%) XenServer
11 5 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.83%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.42%) NFS
13 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.42%) vCloud
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 49 (10.21%) SCCM
2 20 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 19 (3.96%) SCOM
4 12 (2.50%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.88%) WSUS
5 9 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.25%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.83%) SCSM
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.63%) Sysprep
10 3 (0.63%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.42%) Puppet
12 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 196 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 109 (22.71%) VMware
3 76 (15.83%) Citrix
4 47 (9.79%) Cisco
5 30 (6.25%) Oracle
6 26 (5.42%) IBM
7 25 (5.21%) HP
8 23 (4.79%) Symantec
9 16 (3.33%) Apple
10 15 (3.13%) SolarWinds
11 14 (2.92%) F5
11 14 (2.92%) EMC
12 12 (2.50%) Dell
13 11 (2.29%) McAfee
13 11 (2.29%) AppSense
14 9 (1.88%) Avaya
15 8 (1.67%) Intel
16 7 (1.46%) JBoss
16 7 (1.46%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.46%) Altiris
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