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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 211 263 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.03% 19.44% 14.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.33% 69.58% 62.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 126 80
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £115 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
323 378 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.07% 27.94% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 185 123
Average daily rate £381 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.53% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 49
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +6 27 £300 +66.66% 16
Redhill +7 17 £235 +95.83% 4
Woking +7 14 £250 -39.20% 7
Staines -5 13 £500 +26.98% 7
Epsom +1 11 £400 +33.33% 1
Camberley -4 11 £394 +218.18% 3
Leatherhead -5 8 £488 +39.28% 4
Cobham -3 5 £365 +23.72%
Weybridge - 5 £363 - 4
Egham -4 3 £140 - 6
Chertsey +1 2 - - 2
Farnham +1 2 £375 +206.12% 4
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - - 1
Reigate +1 1 - - 6
Sunbury-on-Thames -1 1 £175 -53.79%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 139 (35.46%) Active Directory
2 134 (34.18%) Microsoft
3 113 (28.83%) VMware
4 101 (25.77%) Windows 7
5 87 (22.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (22.19%) SQL
6 75 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 74 (18.88%) Linux
7 74 (18.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 73 (18.62%) SQL Server
9 60 (15.31%) MS Excel
10 59 (15.05%) ITIL
11 58 (14.80%) DNS
12 56 (14.29%) Finance
13 55 (14.03%) MS Office
14 53 (13.52%) SAN
15 51 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
16 50 (12.76%) MS Exchange
17 46 (11.73%) TCP/IP
18 43 (10.97%) Firewall
19 42 (10.71%) Migration
19 42 (10.71%) DHCP
20 40 (10.20%) Citrix
21 38 (9.69%) Cisco
21 38 (9.69%) Windows XP
21 38 (9.69%) Oracle
22 36 (9.18%) LAN
23 35 (8.93%) SCCM
24 33 (8.42%) Security Cleared
24 33 (8.42%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 50 (12.76%) MS Exchange
2 32 (8.16%) IIS
2 32 (8.16%) Lync
3 31 (7.91%) SharePoint
4 22 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.30%) Apache
8 7 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.53%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.28%) JBoss
10 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.77%) TPMS
12 3 (0.77%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.51%) WinCC
13 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 55 (14.03%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.02%) MS Project
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.26%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.10%) Office 365
2 10 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.28%) PaaS
5 5 (1.28%) IaaS
6 3 (0.77%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.77%) Yammer
7 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.51%) Route 53
7 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (14.80%) DNS
2 53 (13.52%) SAN
3 46 (11.73%) TCP/IP
4 43 (10.97%) Firewall
5 42 (10.71%) DHCP
6 36 (9.18%) LAN
7 32 (8.16%) WAN
7 32 (8.16%) VPN
8 28 (7.14%) NAS
9 17 (4.34%) Network Security
10 13 (3.32%) SSL
11 11 (2.81%) SSH
12 10 (2.55%) VoIP
13 8 (2.04%) FTP
13 8 (2.04%) LDAP
13 8 (2.04%) Internet
14 7 (1.79%) Wireless
14 7 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (1.79%) VLAN
15 6 (1.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (2.55%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.28%) DTS
9 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.02%) MySQL
11 3 (0.77%) DB2
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.51%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (3.06%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.79%) Subversion
2 7 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.53%) JIRA
4 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.02%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.02%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.77%) Ant
6 3 (0.77%) NUnit
6 3 (0.77%) Maven
6 3 (0.77%) Moq
6 3 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.77%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.51%) Hudson
7 2 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.26%) ProC
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (14.29%) Finance
2 11 (2.81%) Banking
3 10 (2.55%) Retail
4 9 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.04%) Military
6 6 (1.53%) Legal
7 5 (1.28%) Automotive
8 4 (1.02%) Japanese Language
8 4 (1.02%) Back Office
8 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.02%) Publishing
9 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Billing
9 2 (0.51%) Marketing
9 2 (0.51%) Korean Language
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 56 (14.29%) Analyst
2 46 (11.73%) Support Engineer
3 40 (10.20%) Administrator
4 30 (7.65%) Support Analyst
5 29 (7.40%) Developer
6 26 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
7 25 (6.38%) Desktop Support
8 22 (5.61%) Consultant
8 22 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (5.10%) Architect
9 20 (5.10%) IT Support
10 16 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
10 16 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (3.32%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.32%) Server Engineer
13 11 (2.81%) Technical Support
13 11 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (2.81%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.42%) .NET
2 20 (5.10%) ASP.NET
3 17 (4.34%) HTML
4 13 (3.32%) XML
4 13 (3.32%) CSS
5 9 (2.30%) Application Packaging
5 9 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (1.79%) Web Services
7 6 (1.53%) COM+
8 5 (1.28%) Middleware
8 5 (1.28%) XSLT
8 5 (1.28%) jQuery
8 5 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.77%) ICEfaces
9 3 (0.77%) RichFaces
9 3 (0.77%) WPF
9 3 (0.77%) JSF
9 3 (0.77%) REST
9 3 (0.77%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.89%) Clustering
3 14 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.32%) Blackberry
5 12 (3.06%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.30%) PKI
7 8 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.53%) BYOD
8 6 (1.53%) SecurID
8 6 (1.53%) NHS
9 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.02%) Informatics
9 4 (1.02%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.02%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.02%) Replication
10 3 (0.77%) iPhone
10 3 (0.77%) Statistics
10 3 (0.77%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (25.77%) Windows 7
2 87 (22.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (18.88%) Linux
3 74 (18.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (9.69%) Windows XP
6 31 (7.91%) UNIX
7 19 (4.85%) Windows 8
7 19 (4.85%) Solaris
8 14 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.79%) Android
10 6 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.53%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.28%) AIX
12 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.51%) CentOS
12 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (15.05%) ITIL
2 42 (10.71%) Migration
3 26 (6.63%) Capacity Management
4 22 (5.61%) Incident Management
5 16 (4.08%) CRM
5 16 (4.08%) Service Management
6 15 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (3.57%) ITSM
8 12 (3.06%) DevOps
9 10 (2.55%) Software Engineering
9 10 (2.55%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (2.55%) Problem Management
9 10 (2.55%) PRINCE2
9 10 (2.55%) Project Management
10 9 (2.30%) Change Management
10 9 (2.30%) MVC
10 9 (2.30%) Time Management
10 9 (2.30%) Software Deployment
11 8 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 87 (22.19%) SQL
2 33 (8.42%) C#
3 32 (8.16%) PowerShell
4 22 (5.61%) VB
5 19 (4.85%) Java
6 17 (4.34%) VBScript
7 11 (2.81%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.30%) C++
8 9 (2.30%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.04%) Python
10 7 (1.79%) VB6
11 6 (1.53%) Ruby
12 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.02%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.02%) PHP
13 4 (1.02%) C
13 4 (1.02%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 22 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.36%) Degree
5 21 (5.36%) CCNA
6 20 (5.10%) MCSE
7 11 (2.81%) MCP
7 11 (2.81%) MCSA
8 8 (2.04%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.02%) MCDBA
10 4 (1.02%) MCAD
10 4 (1.02%) MCSD
10 4 (1.02%) HND
11 3 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.28%) SLA
2 3 (0.77%) COBIT
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 139 (35.46%) Active Directory
2 75 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.12%) vSphere
4 22 (5.61%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.32%) XenApp
7 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (2.30%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.79%) UAG
11 6 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.28%) NFS
13 4 (1.02%) Docker
13 4 (1.02%) XenDesktop
13 4 (1.02%) Veritas File System
13 4 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.51%) XenServer
15 1 (0.26%) Samba
15 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (8.93%) SCCM
2 31 (7.91%) SCOM
3 14 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 14 (3.57%) SCSM
4 13 (3.32%) SCOrch
5 12 (3.06%) Puppet
6 10 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (2.30%) WSUS
8 7 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.53%) ARCserve
10 5 (1.28%) Nagios
10 5 (1.28%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.77%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.77%) Windows Intune
11 3 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.51%) EdgeSight
12 2 (0.51%) SAP Afaria
12 2 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 134 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 113 (28.83%) VMware
3 40 (10.20%) Citrix
4 38 (9.69%) Cisco
4 38 (9.69%) Oracle
5 31 (7.91%) HP
6 23 (5.87%) Red Hat
6 23 (5.87%) NetApp
7 17 (4.34%) EMC
8 15 (3.83%) Apple
9 13 (3.32%) Symantec
9 13 (3.32%) SAP
9 13 (3.32%) Sun
10 11 (2.81%) Dell
11 10 (2.55%) Juniper
11 10 (2.55%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.30%) IBM
12 9 (2.30%) LANDesk
13 8 (2.04%) McAfee
14 6 (1.53%) Blue Coat
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