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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 237 187 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.52% 13.18% 18.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.62% 67.51% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 89 100
Average daily rate £369 £325 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £184 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 34
Average hourly rate £16.05 £16.36 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.37 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.75 £23.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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
442 277 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.41% 19.52% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 140 146
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £208 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 22 38
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.67 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £47.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 29 £325 -13.33% 21
Redhill 0 24 £383 - 11
Egham +4 23 £425 - 6
Leatherhead -10 15 £375 -9.09% 8
Cobham -1 9 £388 +72.22% 1
Camberley 0 8 £550 +35.80% 3
Reigate -4 8 £185 -15.65% 11
Staines +1 7 £225 -48.57% 5
Epsom 0 6 £190 -45.71% 5
Farnham - 4 - - 3
Woking +4 3 £100 -53.21% 8
Weybridge 0 3 - - 3
Chertsey -3 1 - - 2
Oxted - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 £525 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 208 (42.02%) Linux
2 181 (36.57%) Windows Server
3 170 (34.34%) SQL
4 145 (29.29%) VMware
5 142 (28.69%) Microsoft
6 130 (26.26%) Active Directory
6 130 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 100 (20.20%) SQL Server
8 90 (18.18%) Citrix
9 85 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 82 (16.57%) ITIL
11 81 (16.36%) Unix
12 80 (16.16%) JavaScript
12 80 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 77 (15.56%) Windows 7
14 75 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
15 74 (14.95%) Finance
15 74 (14.95%) Data Centre
16 73 (14.75%) MS Excel
17 71 (14.34%) Java
18 70 (14.14%) MVC
19 69 (13.94%) PowerShell
20 60 (12.12%) Cisco
21 56 (11.31%) SAN
21 56 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
22 55 (11.11%) MS Office
22 55 (11.11%) Hyper-V
23 54 (10.91%) .NET
24 53 (10.71%) JSON
25 50 (10.10%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 44 (8.89%) Node.js
2 39 (7.88%) MS Exchange
3 34 (6.87%) IIS
4 18 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.23%) SAS
6 14 (2.83%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.62%) JBoss
9 8 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.62%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.21%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.01%) Apache
12 5 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.81%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 73 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 55 (11.11%) MS Office
3 9 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.81%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) HFM
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.24%) Office 365
2 16 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.41%) IaaS
4 7 (1.41%) PaaS
5 5 (1.01%) SaaS
6 4 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.31%) SAN
2 36 (7.27%) DNS
3 34 (6.87%) VPN
4 32 (6.46%) Firewall
5 31 (6.26%) TCP/IP
6 30 (6.06%) LAN
7 27 (5.45%) WAN
8 26 (5.25%) DHCP
9 18 (3.64%) VoIP
10 17 (3.43%) Internet
11 15 (3.03%) Network Security
12 12 (2.42%) FTP
12 12 (2.42%) NAS
13 11 (2.22%) Wireless
14 10 (2.02%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (1.62%) HTTP
16 7 (1.41%) LDAP
16 7 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
16 7 (1.41%) SSL
16 7 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 40 (8.08%) NoSQL
4 35 (7.07%) DB2
5 31 (6.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 17 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.42%) MySQL
11 10 (2.02%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.62%) Base SAS
14 7 (1.41%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.41%) SAS EBI
15 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 5 (1.01%) Big Data
16 5 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 38 (7.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (4.24%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.02%) NUnit
5 8 (1.62%) Moq
5 8 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (1.41%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.21%) MSBuild
7 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.21%) Subversion
8 5 (1.01%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.81%) Bower
9 4 (0.81%) Grunt
9 4 (0.81%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.81%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.81%) Selenium
10 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.40%) JIRA
10 2 (0.40%) MSI
10 2 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 74 (14.95%) Finance
2 23 (4.65%) Back Office
3 18 (3.64%) Banking
4 15 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.02%) Marketing
6 8 (1.62%) Electronics
7 6 (1.21%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.21%) Retail
8 4 (0.81%) German Language
9 2 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (17.17%) Developer
2 67 (13.54%) Analyst
3 62 (12.53%) Support Engineer
4 39 (7.88%) Node.js Developer
5 37 (7.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 34 (6.87%) Architect
6 34 (6.87%) Linux Specialist
7 32 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (6.06%) Linux Operator
9 27 (5.45%) Administrator
10 26 (5.25%) .NET Developer
11 24 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
13 20 (4.04%) Support Analyst
13 20 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
14 18 (3.64%) C# Developer
15 17 (3.43%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
15 17 (3.43%) Desktop Support
16 16 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.91%) .NET
2 53 (10.71%) JSON
3 50 (10.10%) REST
4 40 (8.08%) Express
5 32 (6.46%) ASP.NET
6 31 (6.26%) XML
7 27 (5.45%) Web Services
8 25 (5.05%) HTML
9 24 (4.85%) jQuery
10 20 (4.04%) CSS
11 16 (3.23%) .NET Framework
12 14 (2.83%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (1.82%) HTML5
14 8 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (1.62%) WCF
15 7 (1.41%) SOAP
16 5 (1.01%) CSS3
16 5 (1.01%) Kafka
16 5 (1.01%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.95%) Data Centre
2 41 (8.28%) AS400
3 37 (7.47%) iSeries
4 36 (7.27%) User Experience
5 34 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (4.04%) Clustering
7 16 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.83%) Blackberry
8 14 (2.83%) Driving Licence
9 13 (2.63%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.41%) Contactless
10 7 (1.41%) iPhone
10 7 (1.41%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.41%) NHS
10 7 (1.41%) SecurID
11 6 (1.21%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.21%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.01%) iPad
12 5 (1.01%) Statistics
13 4 (0.81%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 208 (42.02%) Linux
2 181 (36.57%) Windows Server
3 130 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (16.36%) Unix
5 80 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (15.56%) Windows 7
7 56 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (4.04%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.63%) Apple iOS
10 13 (2.63%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.22%) Android
11 11 (2.22%) Solaris
12 10 (2.02%) AIX
12 10 (2.02%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.21%) CentOS
13 6 (1.21%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.21%) MVS
14 4 (0.81%) OS/400
14 4 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (16.57%) ITIL
2 75 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (14.14%) MVC
4 48 (9.70%) OO
5 45 (9.09%) Open Source
6 41 (8.28%) Change Management
6 41 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 41 (8.28%) Incident Management
6 41 (8.28%) OOD
7 40 (8.08%) Pair Programming
8 37 (7.47%) Migration
9 30 (6.06%) Service Management
10 23 (4.65%) Project Management
11 22 (4.44%) DevOps
11 22 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (4.24%) SDLC
13 16 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (3.03%) CRM
15 14 (2.83%) Asset Management
16 12 (2.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (34.34%) SQL
2 80 (16.16%) JavaScript
3 71 (14.34%) Java
4 69 (13.94%) PowerShell
5 50 (10.10%) C#
6 43 (8.69%) Ruby
7 16 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 14 (2.83%) C++
9 13 (2.63%) VBScript
10 12 (2.42%) C
10 12 (2.42%) Python
10 12 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.22%) Perl
11 11 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.22%) XAML
12 10 (2.02%) VB
13 8 (1.62%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.01%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.40%) Korn
15 2 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.65%) MCSE
4 20 (4.04%) MCP
4 20 (4.04%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.84%) Degree
6 18 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.63%) MCSA
8 12 (2.42%) CCNA
8 12 (2.42%) DBS Check
9 10 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.21%) CEH
13 5 (1.01%) CISSP
13 5 (1.01%) ISEB
14 4 (0.81%) CCSP
15 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.61%) MCITP
15 3 (0.61%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.69%) SLA
2 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.81%) COBIT
4 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.20%) MISRA
System Software
1 130 (26.26%) Active Directory
2 85 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.06%) vSphere
5 19 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.22%) XenApp
7 10 (2.02%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.41%) ISA Server
9 6 (1.21%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.81%) NDS
11 4 (0.81%) Novell eDirectory
12 3 (0.61%) KVM
12 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.40%) Xen
13 2 (0.40%) XenServer
14 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (7.07%) Tivoli
2 33 (6.67%) SCCM
3 25 (5.05%) WSUS
4 15 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 14 (2.83%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.83%) Puppet
6 12 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
6 12 (2.42%) SCOM
7 10 (2.02%) Simpana
8 7 (1.41%) Sysprep
9 6 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.01%) Control-M
10 5 (1.01%) Nagios
10 5 (1.01%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.81%) Cacti
11 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.61%) Ansible
13 2 (0.40%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 145 (29.29%) VMware
2 142 (28.69%) Microsoft
3 90 (18.18%) Citrix
4 60 (12.12%) Cisco
5 44 (8.89%) IBM
6 38 (7.68%) Oracle
7 31 (6.26%) HP
8 25 (5.05%) Red Hat
9 20 (4.04%) CommVault
10 14 (2.83%) NetApp
11 13 (2.63%) Intel Security
12 12 (2.42%) Dell
12 12 (2.42%) SAP
12 12 (2.42%) Symantec
13 11 (2.22%) ServiceNow
14 10 (2.02%) Apple
14 10 (2.02%) Sun
15 9 (1.82%) EMC
15 9 (1.82%) Juniper
15 9 (1.82%) Wyse
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