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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 266 265 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.37% 19.59% 14.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.21% 72.21% 56.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 164 94
Average daily rate
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£350 £295 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £167 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 39 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £25.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%
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
390 367 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.47% 27.12% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 226 176
Average daily rate £380 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 48 47
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £29.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -1 39 £388 +35.96% 16
Redhill 0 16 £173 -28.86% 1
Camberley 0 15 £375 -11.81% 8
Staines -10 15 - - 4
Cobham +2 14 £225 -25.00% 1
Woking +2 12 £161 -53.92% 5
Leatherhead -4 11 £550 +86.44% 6
Farnham -1 7 £140 -41.66% 5
Weybridge +3 2 £500 - 1
Reigate -8 2 £300 -25.00% 2
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £175 - 2
Dorking - 1 £175 - 5
Egham - 1 - - 1
Epsom - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Cranleigh - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 2
Shepperton - - - - 2
Godalming - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 181 (37.87%) Microsoft
2 159 (33.26%) Active Directory
3 135 (28.24%) SQL
4 125 (26.15%) Windows 7
5 117 (24.48%) VMware
6 95 (19.87%) SQL Server
7 94 (19.67%) MS Office
7 94 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 75 (15.69%) .NET
9 72 (15.06%) MS Excel
10 71 (14.85%) Linux
11 68 (14.23%) ITIL
12 61 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 60 (12.55%) C#
14 57 (11.92%) Firewall
15 55 (11.51%) Citrix
15 55 (11.51%) Windows XP
15 55 (11.51%) Finance
16 54 (11.30%) MS Exchange
17 53 (11.09%) Visual Studio
18 50 (10.46%) Cisco
19 48 (10.04%) SAN
20 47 (9.83%) SCCM
21 45 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
22 42 (8.79%) PowerShell
22 42 (8.79%) DNS
22 42 (8.79%) IIS
23 41 (8.58%) Java
23 41 (8.58%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 54 (11.30%) MS Exchange
2 42 (8.79%) IIS
3 25 (5.23%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.35%) Lync
7 12 (2.51%) Documentum
8 11 (2.30%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.46%) JBoss
12 6 (1.26%) WorkSite
13 5 (1.05%) Mule
13 5 (1.05%) Apache
13 5 (1.05%) CMS
14 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 94 (19.67%) MS Office
2 72 (15.06%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.26%) MS Project
4 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.51%) Office 365
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.92%) Firewall
2 48 (10.04%) SAN
3 42 (8.79%) DNS
4 34 (7.11%) LAN
5 32 (6.69%) WAN
6 31 (6.49%) TCP/IP
7 29 (6.07%) DHCP
8 22 (4.60%) VPN
9 16 (3.35%) SSL
10 12 (2.51%) Internet
10 12 (2.51%) Wireshark
10 12 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (2.51%) VoIP
11 9 (1.88%) Wireless
12 7 (1.46%) FTP
13 6 (1.26%) NAS
14 5 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (1.05%) IP Telephony
15 4 (0.84%) Network Security
15 4 (0.84%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (3.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.51%) DTS
7 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.05%) MySQL
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.05%) OLTP
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.84%) DB2
10 4 (0.84%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (11.09%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.88%) Subversion
4 4 (0.84%) CMake
4 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.63%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.63%) Maven
5 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.42%) Ant
6 2 (0.42%) MSI
6 2 (0.42%) Trac
7 1 (0.21%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.21%) Moq
7 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
General
1 55 (11.51%) Finance
2 16 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.46%) Law
4 5 (1.05%) Retail
5 4 (0.84%) Banking
5 4 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.63%) Military
6 3 (0.63%) Marketing
6 3 (0.63%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.42%) Korean Language
7 2 (0.42%) Legal
7 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (19.67%) Analyst
2 59 (12.34%) Support Engineer
3 57 (11.92%) Developer
4 48 (10.04%) Support Analyst
5 36 (7.53%) Architect
6 32 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (6.07%) Administrator
8 29 (6.07%) Desktop Support
9 27 (5.65%) Service Analyst
9 27 (5.65%) Service Desk Analyst
10 25 (5.23%) Technical Support
11 24 (5.02%) .NET Developer
12 21 (4.39%) Desktop Engineer
13 20 (4.18%) Applications Support
14 19 (3.97%) Consultant
15 16 (3.35%) Technical Architect
15 16 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
15 16 (3.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 15 (3.14%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (15.69%) .NET
2 41 (8.58%) ASP.NET
3 37 (7.74%) XML
4 31 (6.49%) HTML
5 24 (5.02%) WCF
6 19 (3.97%) CSS
7 17 (3.56%) WF
8 16 (3.35%) XSLT
9 14 (2.93%) COM+
9 14 (2.93%) Web Services
10 13 (2.72%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.09%) J2EE
11 10 (2.09%) Ajax
11 10 (2.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (1.88%) jQuery
13 8 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.67%) Flash
14 6 (1.26%) XSD
14 6 (1.26%) WinForms
15 5 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.86%) Clustering
2 20 (4.18%) Blackberry
3 18 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.93%) PKI
5 9 (1.88%) iPad
6 8 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.05%) Smart Meter
7 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.84%) NHS
8 4 (0.84%) iPhone
8 4 (0.84%) iSeries
8 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.63%) PDA
9 3 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.42%) W3C
10 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 125 (26.15%) Windows 7
2 94 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (14.85%) Linux
5 55 (11.51%) Windows XP
6 45 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (8.37%) UNIX
8 20 (4.18%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.51%) CentOS
11 11 (2.30%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.88%) Solaris
13 8 (1.67%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.46%) Android
15 6 (1.26%) AIX
16 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.84%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (14.23%) ITIL
2 38 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (6.49%) CRM
4 29 (6.07%) MVC
5 27 (5.65%) Migration
6 26 (5.44%) Workflow
6 26 (5.44%) Scrum
6 26 (5.44%) Incident Management
7 23 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (3.35%) Service Delivery
9 15 (3.14%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (2.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (2.93%) Load Balancing
11 13 (2.72%) Network Architecture
12 11 (2.30%) Release Management
12 11 (2.30%) Software Engineering
13 10 (2.09%) Project Management
13 10 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (1.88%) Capacity Management
14 9 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 135 (28.24%) SQL
2 60 (12.55%) C#
3 42 (8.79%) PowerShell
4 41 (8.58%) Java
5 31 (6.49%) VB.NET
6 25 (5.23%) JavaScript
7 20 (4.18%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.18%) VBScript
8 18 (3.77%) VB
9 14 (2.93%) C++
9 14 (2.93%) VB6
9 14 (2.93%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.30%) C
11 6 (1.26%) Python
12 5 (1.05%) Perl
12 5 (1.05%) PHP
13 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (6.28%) MCSE
3 27 (5.65%) Degree
4 25 (5.23%) Security Cleared
5 24 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.81%) CCNA
7 19 (3.97%) MCP
8 13 (2.72%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.51%) MCSA
10 9 (1.88%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.67%) CCNP
12 7 (1.46%) MCTS
12 7 (1.46%) MCITP
13 5 (1.05%) MCDST
13 5 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.84%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.42%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.02%) SLA
2 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 159 (33.26%) Active Directory
2 61 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.60%) XenApp
5 18 (3.77%) ISA Server
6 16 (3.35%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.93%) XenDesktop
7 14 (2.93%) UAG
8 13 (2.72%) vSphere
8 13 (2.72%) Forefront TMG
9 12 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.88%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.63%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.63%) XenServer
13 2 (0.42%) NFS
13 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.21%) Nmap
14 1 (0.21%) Squid
14 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 47 (9.83%) SCCM
2 35 (7.32%) SCOM
3 11 (2.30%) FortiGate
4 9 (1.88%) SCSM
5 7 (1.46%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.46%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.26%) WSUS
6 6 (1.26%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.84%) Puppet
7 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.84%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.63%) Sysprep
8 3 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.42%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 181 (37.87%) Microsoft
2 117 (24.48%) VMware
3 55 (11.51%) Citrix
4 50 (10.46%) Cisco
5 30 (6.28%) HP
6 24 (5.02%) Apple
7 20 (4.18%) SolarWinds
8 19 (3.97%) Oracle
9 16 (3.35%) Juniper
10 15 (3.14%) IBM
10 15 (3.14%) Symantec
11 14 (2.93%) EMC
12 12 (2.51%) BMC
13 11 (2.30%) F5
14 10 (2.09%) Altiris
14 10 (2.09%) CommVault
15 9 (1.88%) SAP
15 9 (1.88%) Avaya
16 8 (1.67%) Dell
16 8 (1.67%) Red Hat
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