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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 233 226 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.17% 17.85% 16.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.01% 68.07% 62.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 112 108
Average daily rate
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£353 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £120 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 43
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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
364 332 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.39% 26.22% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 167 163
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 68
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +0.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Guildford +7 35 £300 +66.66% 24
Staines +4 18 £350 -6.66% 7
Epsom 0 17 £381 +67.58%
Woking +5 12 £280 -31.70% 4
Camberley -2 12 £394 +218.18% 3
Redhill +5 11 £350 +191.66% 9
Leatherhead -18 10 £450 +28.57% 3
Cobham -2 8 £350 +16.66%
Chertsey +1 5 £533 +407.14% 3
Weybridge - 4 £363 - 4
Farnham - 3 £375 - 5
Sunbury-on-Thames +1 1 £175 -54.83% 2
Egham -12 1 - - 4
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 158 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 140 (32.33%) Microsoft
3 127 (29.33%) VMware
4 106 (24.48%) Windows 7
5 91 (21.02%) SQL
5 91 (21.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (19.86%) SQL Server
6 86 (19.86%) Linux
7 80 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 78 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (16.17%) MS Excel
10 66 (15.24%) ITIL
11 63 (14.55%) DNS
12 62 (14.32%) Finance
13 61 (14.09%) MS Office
14 59 (13.63%) TCP/IP
14 59 (13.63%) SAN
15 53 (12.24%) MS Exchange
15 53 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 49 (11.32%) DHCP
16 49 (11.32%) Citrix
17 46 (10.62%) Firewall
17 46 (10.62%) Migration
18 40 (9.24%) HP
18 40 (9.24%) LAN
18 40 (9.24%) SCCM
19 39 (9.01%) C#
20 38 (8.78%) Windows XP
20 38 (8.78%) Cisco
21 37 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 53 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.85%) IIS
3 30 (6.93%) Lync
4 29 (6.70%) SharePoint
5 20 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (2.54%) Apache
7 10 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.85%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.39%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.15%) JBoss
11 5 (1.15%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.69%) TPMS
14 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.46%) WinCC
14 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 70 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 61 (14.09%) MS Office
3 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.85%) Office 365
2 8 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.15%) PaaS
4 5 (1.15%) IaaS
4 5 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.69%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.69%) Yammer
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 63 (14.55%) DNS
2 59 (13.63%) SAN
2 59 (13.63%) TCP/IP
3 49 (11.32%) DHCP
4 46 (10.62%) Firewall
5 40 (9.24%) LAN
6 36 (8.31%) VPN
7 33 (7.62%) WAN
8 29 (6.70%) NAS
9 19 (4.39%) Network Security
10 16 (3.70%) SSL
11 11 (2.54%) VoIP
12 10 (2.31%) SSH
13 9 (2.08%) Internet
14 8 (1.85%) IPsec
14 8 (1.85%) LDAP
15 7 (1.62%) FTP
15 7 (1.62%) Wireless
16 6 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
17 4 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.77%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.15%) DTS
11 5 (1.15%) MySQL
12 4 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.92%) OLTP
12 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.69%) DB2
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.62%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.39%) Subversion
5 6 (1.39%) JIRA
6 4 (0.92%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.92%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.69%) Ant
7 3 (0.69%) Maven
7 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.69%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.46%) Moq
8 2 (0.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.46%) MSTest
8 2 (0.46%) NUnit
8 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.23%) ProC
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (14.32%) Finance
2 14 (3.23%) Banking
3 13 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.54%) Retail
5 9 (2.08%) Legal
5 9 (2.08%) Military
6 5 (1.15%) Japanese Language
6 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.92%) Marketing
8 3 (0.69%) Electronics
8 3 (0.69%) Automotive
9 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.46%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) Billing
9 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (14.78%) Analyst
2 47 (10.85%) Support Engineer
3 41 (9.47%) Administrator
4 35 (8.08%) Developer
5 29 (6.70%) Desktop Support
5 29 (6.70%) Support Analyst
6 27 (6.24%) Systems Administrator
7 26 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (5.31%) Consultant
10 21 (4.85%) Architect
11 20 (4.62%) Desktop Engineer
12 19 (4.39%) IT Support
13 16 (3.70%) Server Engineer
14 15 (3.46%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (3.46%) 1st Line Support
15 14 (3.23%) Service Analyst
16 13 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
16 13 (3.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 13 (3.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.31%) .NET
2 22 (5.08%) ASP.NET
3 19 (4.39%) HTML
4 16 (3.70%) CSS
5 14 (3.23%) XML
6 12 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.62%) Application Packaging
8 6 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.39%) jQuery
8 6 (1.39%) Web Services
8 6 (1.39%) Middleware
8 6 (1.39%) COM+
8 6 (1.39%) REST
9 4 (0.92%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.92%) XSLT
10 3 (0.69%) ODBC
10 3 (0.69%) ICEfaces
10 3 (0.69%) RichFaces
10 3 (0.69%) WPF
10 3 (0.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.85%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.93%) Clustering
3 18 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.54%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.08%) SecurID
6 8 (1.85%) NHS
6 8 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.62%) BYOD
7 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.39%) PKI
8 6 (1.39%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.15%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.15%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.92%) EMC VNX
10 4 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.92%) Replication
10 4 (0.92%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 106 (24.48%) Windows 7
2 91 (21.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (19.86%) Linux
4 80 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (8.78%) Windows XP
7 29 (6.70%) UNIX
8 23 (5.31%) Solaris
9 20 (4.62%) Windows 8
10 14 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.85%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.62%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (1.39%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.39%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.92%) Android
15 4 (0.92%) AIX
16 3 (0.69%) HPUX
16 3 (0.69%) CentOS
16 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (15.24%) ITIL
2 46 (10.62%) Migration
3 27 (6.24%) Capacity Management
4 24 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (5.31%) Incident Management
6 19 (4.39%) CRM
6 19 (4.39%) Service Management
7 16 (3.70%) ITSM
7 16 (3.70%) DevOps
8 15 (3.46%) Software Engineering
9 14 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 14 (3.23%) Software Deployment
10 13 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (3.00%) Problem Management
11 12 (2.77%) Change Management
11 12 (2.77%) MVC
12 11 (2.54%) Project Management
12 11 (2.54%) Multithreading
13 10 (2.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (21.02%) SQL
2 39 (9.01%) C#
3 33 (7.62%) PowerShell
4 23 (5.31%) Java
5 19 (4.39%) VB
6 16 (3.70%) VBScript
6 16 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.23%) C++
8 10 (2.31%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.85%) Python
10 7 (1.62%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.62%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.62%) VB6
11 6 (1.39%) Ruby
11 6 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.39%) Perl
11 6 (1.39%) PHP
12 5 (1.15%) Embedded C++
13 4 (0.92%) C
13 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (7.85%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 24 (5.54%) MCSE
5 21 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.85%) Degree
6 18 (4.16%) CCNA
7 15 (3.46%) MCSA
8 14 (3.23%) MCP
9 6 (1.39%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.15%) ISEB
11 4 (0.92%) HND
11 4 (0.92%) MCAD
11 4 (0.92%) MCSD
11 4 (0.92%) MCDBA
11 4 (0.92%) MCTS
11 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.69%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.39%) SLA
2 3 (0.69%) COBIT
2 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 14443
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) GxP
System Software
1 158 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 78 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.77%) vSphere
4 17 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.00%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.54%) XenApp
7 11 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.62%) Docker
11 6 (1.39%) UAG
12 5 (1.15%) NFS
12 5 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (1.15%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.92%) Veritas File System
14 2 (0.46%) XenServer
14 2 (0.46%) KVM
15 1 (0.23%) iptables
15 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 40 (9.24%) SCCM
2 33 (7.62%) SCOM
3 15 (3.46%) NetBackup
4 13 (3.00%) Puppet
4 13 (3.00%) SCOrch
4 13 (3.00%) SCSM
5 12 (2.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (2.31%) AirWatch
6 10 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.08%) ARCserve
8 8 (1.85%) WSUS
9 6 (1.39%) Nagios
9 6 (1.39%) SnapMirror
10 4 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.69%) SnapVault
11 3 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.69%) Windows Intune
12 2 (0.46%) Cacti
Vendors
1 140 (32.33%) Microsoft
2 127 (29.33%) VMware
3 49 (11.32%) Citrix
4 40 (9.24%) HP
5 38 (8.78%) Cisco
6 35 (8.08%) Oracle
7 29 (6.70%) NetApp
8 24 (5.54%) Red Hat
9 19 (4.39%) EMC
10 17 (3.93%) Dell
11 16 (3.70%) Symantec
12 14 (3.23%) SAP
12 14 (3.23%) Sun
13 12 (2.77%) McAfee
14 11 (2.54%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.54%) LANDesk
15 10 (2.31%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.31%) Juniper
16 8 (1.85%) IBM
16 8 (1.85%) Websense
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