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 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
28 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 266 251 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.17% 18.62% 15.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.34% 71.31% 56.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 153 96
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £172 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.63 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £25.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
395 352 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.50% 26.11% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 212 181
Average daily rate £380 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 45 53
Average hourly rate £15.61 £16.62 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -7.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £30.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 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 28 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 28 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 +33.62% 13
Staines -12 18 - - 5
Camberley 0 16 £375 -11.81% 8
Redhill 0 16 £173 -31.00% 2
Cobham +2 15 £225 -25.00%
Leatherhead -3 12 £463 +56.77% 5
Woking +5 10 £161 -53.92% 10
Farnham -1 7 £140 -41.66% 6
Sunbury-on-Thames +3 6 - - 2
Reigate -5 3 £300 -25.00% 2
Weybridge +4 2 £500 - 2
Chertsey -3 1 - - 2
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £175 -
Dorking - 1 £175 - 4
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 2
Esher - - - - 1
Cranleigh - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Godalming - - - - 2
Oxted - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 176 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 158 (32.85%) Active Directory
3 132 (27.44%) SQL
4 120 (24.95%) Windows 7
5 115 (23.91%) VMware
6 95 (19.75%) SQL Server
6 95 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 93 (19.33%) MS Office
8 75 (15.59%) .NET
9 73 (15.18%) Linux
10 72 (14.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 71 (14.76%) MS Excel
12 69 (14.35%) ITIL
13 61 (12.68%) C#
14 60 (12.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 55 (11.43%) Finance
16 53 (11.02%) Firewall
16 53 (11.02%) Windows XP
17 52 (10.81%) MS Exchange
17 52 (10.81%) Citrix
17 52 (10.81%) Visual Studio
18 50 (10.40%) Cisco
19 49 (10.19%) SAN
20 45 (9.36%) PowerShell
20 45 (9.36%) SCCM
21 43 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
22 41 (8.52%) IIS
22 41 (8.52%) ASP.NET
23 39 (8.11%) Java
24 38 (7.90%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 52 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.52%) IIS
3 25 (5.20%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (3.12%) Lync
5 15 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.87%) Documentum
7 7 (1.46%) JBoss
8 6 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.25%) WorkSite
9 5 (1.04%) CMS
9 5 (1.04%) Mule
9 5 (1.04%) Apache
10 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.62%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 93 (19.33%) MS Office
2 71 (14.76%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.25%) MS Project
4 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 18 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.08%) Office 365
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.42%) IaaS
3 2 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.02%) Firewall
2 49 (10.19%) SAN
3 38 (7.90%) DNS
4 33 (6.86%) LAN
5 31 (6.44%) WAN
6 30 (6.24%) TCP/IP
7 26 (5.41%) DHCP
8 21 (4.37%) VPN
9 16 (3.33%) SSL
10 14 (2.91%) VoIP
11 12 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (2.49%) Internet
11 12 (2.49%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.46%) Wireless
13 6 (1.25%) NAS
14 5 (1.04%) IP Telephony
14 5 (1.04%) FTP
14 5 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (0.83%) PBX
15 4 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.29%) DTS
7 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.25%) MySQL
9 5 (1.04%) OLTP
9 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.83%) DB2
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.62%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.87%) Subversion
4 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.83%) CMake
4 4 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.62%) Maven
5 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.42%) Trac
6 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.42%) Ant
7 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.21%) NUnit
7 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.21%) JIRA
7 1 (0.21%) MSI
7 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.21%) JUnit
7 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (11.43%) Finance
2 16 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.46%) Law
4 4 (0.83%) Banking
4 4 (0.83%) Retail
5 3 (0.62%) Military
5 3 (0.62%) Marketing
5 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.42%) Legal
6 2 (0.42%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.42%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.21%) Games
7 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.21%) Publishing
7 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 89 (18.50%) Analyst
2 64 (13.31%) Support Engineer
3 56 (11.64%) Developer
4 46 (9.56%) Support Analyst
5 39 (8.11%) Architect
6 34 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 31 (6.44%) Administrator
8 30 (6.24%) Desktop Support
9 26 (5.41%) Service Analyst
9 26 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 25 (5.20%) Technical Support
11 24 (4.99%) .NET Developer
12 23 (4.78%) Desktop Engineer
13 18 (3.74%) Applications Support
13 18 (3.74%) Consultant
13 18 (3.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 17 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
14 17 (3.53%) Technical Architect
15 16 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (15.59%) .NET
2 41 (8.52%) ASP.NET
3 36 (7.48%) XML
4 31 (6.44%) HTML
5 24 (4.99%) WCF
6 19 (3.95%) CSS
7 17 (3.53%) WF
8 16 (3.33%) XSLT
9 13 (2.70%) .NET Framework
9 13 (2.70%) Web Services
9 13 (2.70%) COM+
10 10 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (2.08%) J2EE
10 10 (2.08%) Ajax
11 9 (1.87%) jQuery
11 9 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (1.66%) Flash
12 8 (1.66%) Middleware
13 6 (1.25%) XSD
13 6 (1.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.82%) Clustering
2 18 (3.74%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.70%) PKI
4 8 (1.66%) iPad
5 7 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.04%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.04%) iSeries
7 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.83%) NHS
7 4 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.62%) PDA
8 3 (0.62%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.62%) iPhone
8 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.42%) W3C
9 2 (0.42%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 120 (24.95%) Windows 7
2 95 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (15.18%) Linux
4 72 (14.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (11.02%) Windows XP
6 43 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (7.69%) UNIX
8 20 (4.16%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.49%) CentOS
11 11 (2.29%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.46%) Android
13 6 (1.25%) Solaris
13 6 (1.25%) AIX
14 4 (0.83%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.83%) SUSE
15 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (14.35%) ITIL
2 38 (7.90%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (6.44%) CRM
4 30 (6.24%) MVC
5 27 (5.61%) Migration
6 26 (5.41%) Scrum
6 26 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 23 (4.78%) Workflow
7 23 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (3.12%) Service Delivery
8 15 (3.12%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (2.70%) Load Balancing
10 13 (2.70%) Network Architecture
11 11 (2.29%) Software Engineering
11 11 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (2.08%) Project Management
12 10 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (2.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (27.44%) SQL
2 61 (12.68%) C#
3 45 (9.36%) PowerShell
4 39 (8.11%) Java
5 30 (6.24%) VB.NET
6 27 (5.61%) JavaScript
7 20 (4.16%) T-SQL
8 19 (3.95%) VBScript
9 17 (3.53%) VB
10 13 (2.70%) VB6
10 13 (2.70%) C++
11 12 (2.49%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.29%) C
13 8 (1.66%) Python
14 5 (1.04%) PHP
15 4 (0.83%) Perl
16 3 (0.62%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.42%) ActionScript 2.0
17 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (6.03%) MCSE
3 28 (5.82%) Degree
4 27 (5.61%) Security Cleared
5 24 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.78%) CCNA
7 18 (3.74%) MCP
8 13 (2.70%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.49%) MCSA
10 11 (2.29%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.66%) CCNP
12 7 (1.46%) MCITP
12 7 (1.46%) MCTS
13 5 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.04%) MCDST
14 4 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.83%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.99%) SLA
2 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 158 (32.85%) Active Directory
2 60 (12.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.48%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.37%) XenApp
5 17 (3.53%) ISA Server
6 16 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.91%) UAG
8 13 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
8 13 (2.70%) vSphere
8 13 (2.70%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.87%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.62%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.62%) XenServer
13 2 (0.42%) NFS
13 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.21%) Snort
14 1 (0.21%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 45 (9.36%) SCCM
2 35 (7.28%) SCOM
3 11 (2.29%) FortiGate
4 9 (1.87%) SCSM
5 7 (1.46%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.25%) SCOrch
6 6 (1.25%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.04%) WSUS
8 4 (0.83%) Puppet
8 4 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.62%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.42%) Casper Suite
10 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.42%) Sysprep
10 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 176 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 115 (23.91%) VMware
3 52 (10.81%) Citrix
4 50 (10.40%) Cisco
5 32 (6.65%) HP
6 24 (4.99%) Apple
7 20 (4.16%) SolarWinds
8 17 (3.53%) Oracle
9 16 (3.33%) Juniper
10 15 (3.12%) IBM
11 13 (2.70%) Symantec
11 13 (2.70%) EMC
12 12 (2.49%) BMC
13 11 (2.29%) F5
14 10 (2.08%) SAP
14 10 (2.08%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.87%) Altiris
15 9 (1.87%) NetApp
15 9 (1.87%) CommVault
16 7 (1.46%) Google
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