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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 216 316 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.23% 21.00% 16.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.72% 69.76% 68.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 159 92
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £424 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.38 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.54% +12.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £13.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.12 £45.60 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
339 453 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.91% 30.10% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 227 136
Average daily rate £375 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £123 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 47
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Redhill +1 22 £120 -61.60% 6
Guildford -4 21 £325 +71.05% 19
Leatherhead -3 12 £425 +128.18% 4
Camberley -4 12 £388 +3.33% 3
Staines -7 12 £475 +22.58% 5
Woking +4 10 £250 -39.39% 10
Epsom -3 10 £413 +17.85% 2
Egham - 7 £140 - 1
Cobham - 5 £365 -
Chertsey -2 3 - - 1
Reigate -3 3 £250 -25.92% 3
Weybridge -3 2 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - -
Godalming +2 1 - - 1
Dorking -1 1 £130 - 1
Esher - - - - 1
Farnham - - - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - - 1
Lingfield - - - -
Horley - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 138 (33.41%) Active Directory
2 130 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 98 (23.73%) Windows 7
4 95 (23.00%) VMware
5 92 (22.28%) SQL
6 86 (20.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 79 (19.13%) Linux
8 65 (15.74%) SQL Server
9 64 (15.50%) ITIL
10 63 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 60 (14.53%) MS Office
11 60 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 58 (14.04%) Firewall
13 50 (12.11%) DNS
13 50 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 48 (11.62%) MS Exchange
14 48 (11.62%) MS Excel
15 47 (11.38%) Cisco
15 47 (11.38%) SAN
16 46 (11.14%) Finance
16 46 (11.14%) TCP/IP
17 41 (9.93%) Windows XP
17 41 (9.93%) PowerShell
18 40 (9.69%) Migration
19 39 (9.44%) Oracle
20 37 (8.96%) C#
20 37 (8.96%) DHCP
20 37 (8.96%) SCCM
21 36 (8.72%) LAN
21 36 (8.72%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 48 (11.62%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.51%) SharePoint
3 29 (7.02%) Lync
4 26 (6.30%) IIS
5 21 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.94%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.69%) Apache
10 7 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.45%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.45%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.73%) JBoss
13 2 (0.48%) WinCC
13 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
14 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 60 (14.53%) MS Office
2 48 (11.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.21%) MS Project
3 5 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Maximo
3 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.60%) Office 365
2 13 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.45%) PaaS
4 6 (1.45%) IaaS
5 4 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.73%) Yammer
6 3 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.73%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.48%) Route 53
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (14.04%) Firewall
2 50 (12.11%) DNS
3 47 (11.38%) SAN
4 46 (11.14%) TCP/IP
5 37 (8.96%) DHCP
6 36 (8.72%) LAN
7 34 (8.23%) VPN
8 33 (7.99%) WAN
9 18 (4.36%) NAS
10 15 (3.63%) SSL
10 15 (3.63%) Network Security
11 14 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (2.91%) VoIP
13 9 (2.18%) FTP
13 9 (2.18%) Wireshark
14 8 (1.94%) SSH
14 8 (1.94%) Internet
15 7 (1.69%) Wireless
16 6 (1.45%) IPsec
17 4 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 14 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.45%) DTS
8 5 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.97%) MySQL
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 16 (3.87%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.94%) Subversion
3 7 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.45%) JIRA
5 5 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.97%) ClearQuest
6 4 (0.97%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.73%) NUnit
7 3 (0.73%) Maven
7 3 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.73%) Moq
7 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.73%) CMake
8 2 (0.48%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.48%) Hudson
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.48%) CruiseControl
General
1 46 (11.14%) Finance
2 15 (3.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.45%) Retail
3 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.21%) Automotive
4 5 (1.21%) Banking
4 5 (1.21%) Military
5 4 (0.97%) Japanese Language
5 4 (0.97%) Back Office
5 4 (0.97%) Publishing
6 3 (0.73%) Games
6 3 (0.73%) Legal
6 3 (0.73%) Marketing
7 2 (0.48%) Korean Language
7 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (15.98%) Analyst
2 54 (13.08%) Support Engineer
3 39 (9.44%) Administrator
4 35 (8.47%) Support Analyst
4 35 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (7.75%) Developer
6 27 (6.54%) Architect
7 26 (6.30%) Desktop Support
8 22 (5.33%) Consultant
8 22 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (4.84%) IT Support
10 19 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.36%) 1st Line Support
11 18 (4.36%) Desktop Engineer
12 17 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (3.63%) Service Analyst
13 15 (3.63%) Technical Support
13 15 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (3.15%) Network Engineer
14 13 (3.15%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.72%) .NET
2 24 (5.81%) ASP.NET
3 23 (5.57%) HTML
4 16 (3.87%) XML
5 14 (3.39%) CSS
6 10 (2.42%) Application Packaging
6 10 (2.42%) Web Services
7 9 (2.18%) Middleware
7 9 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.69%) XSLT
8 7 (1.69%) jQuery
8 7 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.45%) COM+
10 4 (0.97%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (0.97%) Ajax
11 3 (0.73%) ODBC
11 3 (0.73%) WinForms
11 3 (0.73%) WPF
11 3 (0.73%) Itk
11 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.60%) Clustering
2 18 (4.36%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.39%) PKI
5 9 (2.18%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.69%) SecurID
7 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.45%) iSeries
8 5 (1.21%) BYOD
9 4 (0.97%) Open Source
9 4 (0.97%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.97%) Statistics
9 4 (0.97%) iPhone
10 3 (0.73%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.73%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.73%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.73%) iPad
11 2 (0.48%) SCADA
11 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 98 (23.73%) Windows 7
2 86 (20.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (19.13%) Linux
4 63 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (9.93%) Windows XP
7 30 (7.26%) UNIX
8 21 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.63%) Solaris
10 12 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.91%) Mac OS X
11 11 (2.66%) Android
12 8 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.45%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.21%) CentOS
15 4 (0.97%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.97%) AIX
16 3 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (15.50%) ITIL
2 40 (9.69%) Migration
3 24 (5.81%) Incident Management
4 19 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (4.36%) Capacity Management
6 17 (4.12%) CRM
7 14 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (2.91%) Service Management
8 12 (2.91%) MVC
8 12 (2.91%) PRINCE2
9 11 (2.66%) ITSM
9 11 (2.66%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (2.42%) Line Management
10 10 (2.42%) Project Management
11 9 (2.18%) Problem Management
11 9 (2.18%) Network Architecture
12 8 (1.94%) DevOps
12 8 (1.94%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (1.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (22.28%) SQL
2 41 (9.93%) PowerShell
3 37 (8.96%) C#
4 21 (5.08%) VBScript
5 20 (4.84%) VB
6 18 (4.36%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.15%) Java
8 12 (2.91%) C++
9 11 (2.66%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.66%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.18%) Python
10 9 (2.18%) C
11 7 (1.69%) VB6
12 6 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.97%) Ruby
14 4 (0.97%) PHP
14 4 (0.97%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 29 (7.02%) CCNA
4 27 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (5.57%) Degree
6 20 (4.84%) SC Cleared
7 18 (4.36%) MCSE
8 13 (3.15%) MCP
9 10 (2.42%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.42%) MCSA
10 7 (1.69%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.21%) CCNP
11 5 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.97%) MCITP
12 4 (0.97%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.97%) MCAD
12 4 (0.97%) MCSD
13 3 (0.73%) HND
13 3 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.42%) SLA
2 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 138 (33.41%) Active Directory
2 60 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.33%) vSphere
5 19 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.42%) XenApp
7 9 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.45%) UAG
8 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (1.45%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.97%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.73%) NFS
10 3 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.73%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.48%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.48%) XenServer
12 1 (0.24%) Firmware
12 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (8.96%) SCCM
2 25 (6.05%) SCOM
3 11 (2.66%) SCSM
4 10 (2.42%) SCOrch
4 10 (2.42%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.18%) WSUS
5 9 (2.18%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.69%) Puppet
7 4 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.97%) Nagios
8 3 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.48%) CORE IMPACT
9 2 (0.48%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.48%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 130 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 95 (23.00%) VMware
3 47 (11.38%) Cisco
4 39 (9.44%) Oracle
5 35 (8.47%) Citrix
6 34 (8.23%) HP
7 24 (5.81%) Apple
8 22 (5.33%) NetApp
9 18 (4.36%) Red Hat
10 16 (3.87%) SAP
11 15 (3.63%) Juniper
12 12 (2.91%) Symantec
13 11 (2.66%) EMC
14 10 (2.42%) SolarWinds
14 10 (2.42%) IBM
14 10 (2.42%) Sun
15 9 (2.18%) Dell
15 9 (2.18%) CheckPoint
16 8 (1.94%) CommVault
17 6 (1.45%) LANDesk
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