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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 250 208 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.58% 15.84% 15.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.83% 69.80% 57.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 115 92
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.60 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -12.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.28 £25.00 £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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
358 298 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.74% 22.70% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 167 190
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 62
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.25 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £25.00 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 36 £430 +53.57% 12
Cobham +1 21 £225 -25.00% 1
Staines -4 21 £400 -4.19% 2
Redhill 0 11 £173 -31.00% 3
Woking +2 10 £193 -45.00% 7
Camberley 0 8 £385 -9.46% 6
Epsom 0 8 £350 +35.92% 1
Leatherhead -6 7 £463 +42.30% 8
Sunbury-on-Thames +5 6 - - 3
Farnham -1 6 £110 -26.66% 4
Reigate - 3 - - 1
Weybridge -1 2 £500 -4.30% 1
Chertsey - 2 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £175 - 2
Shepperton - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Dorking - - - - 4
Egham - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 175 (36.31%) Microsoft
2 157 (32.57%) Active Directory
3 134 (27.80%) SQL
4 119 (24.69%) VMware
5 115 (23.86%) Windows 7
6 96 (19.92%) SQL Server
7 95 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 93 (19.29%) MS Office
9 78 (16.18%) Linux
10 75 (15.56%) ITIL
11 68 (14.11%) .NET
12 67 (13.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 66 (13.69%) MS Excel
14 62 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 59 (12.24%) Finance
16 57 (11.83%) SAN
17 55 (11.41%) C#
18 54 (11.20%) PowerShell
19 52 (10.79%) Windows XP
19 52 (10.79%) MS Exchange
20 51 (10.58%) Firewall
20 51 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
21 50 (10.37%) Cisco
22 49 (10.17%) Citrix
23 48 (9.96%) Visual Studio
24 45 (9.34%) SCCM
25 44 (9.13%) Hyper-V
26 43 (8.92%) UNIX
27 40 (8.30%) DNS
27 40 (8.30%) SCOM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.79%) MS Exchange
2 35 (7.26%) IIS
3 28 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.56%) Lync
5 17 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.66%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.45%) JBoss
11 5 (1.04%) Apache
11 5 (1.04%) WorkSite
11 5 (1.04%) Mule
11 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.62%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.62%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 93 (19.29%) MS Office
2 66 (13.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.24%) MS Project
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Maximo
3 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.66%) Office 365
2 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.62%) PaaS
3 3 (0.62%) IaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.41%) Route 53
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.83%) SAN
2 51 (10.58%) Firewall
3 40 (8.30%) DNS
4 34 (7.05%) LAN
5 33 (6.85%) WAN
6 32 (6.64%) TCP/IP
7 25 (5.19%) DHCP
8 21 (4.36%) VPN
9 17 (3.53%) SSL
9 17 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (3.11%) Wireshark
11 14 (2.90%) NAS
11 14 (2.90%) VoIP
12 13 (2.70%) Internet
13 10 (2.07%) FTP
14 7 (1.45%) IP Telephony
14 7 (1.45%) SSH
15 5 (1.04%) Wireless
16 4 (0.83%) VLAN
16 4 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.28%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.24%) DTS
9 5 (1.04%) OLTP
9 5 (1.04%) MySQL
9 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.62%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (9.96%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.87%) Subversion
4 5 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.83%) CMake
5 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.62%) Maven
6 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.41%) Hudson
7 2 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.41%) Moq
7 2 (0.41%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.41%) Trac
7 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.41%) Ant
7 2 (0.41%) NUnit
7 2 (0.41%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 59 (12.24%) Finance
2 17 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.45%) Banking
4 6 (1.24%) Law
5 5 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.83%) Publishing
7 3 (0.62%) Retail
7 3 (0.62%) Legal
8 2 (0.41%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) Games
8 2 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 87 (18.05%) Analyst
2 65 (13.49%) Support Engineer
3 53 (11.00%) Developer
4 44 (9.13%) Support Analyst
5 36 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (7.05%) Administrator
7 33 (6.85%) Architect
8 30 (6.22%) Desktop Support
9 29 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
10 27 (5.60%) Technical Support
11 25 (5.19%) Service Analyst
11 25 (5.19%) .NET Developer
11 25 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
12 22 (4.56%) Desktop Engineer
13 21 (4.36%) Consultant
14 17 (3.53%) Technical Architect
14 17 (3.53%) Applications Support
15 16 (3.32%) 1st Line Support
15 16 (3.32%) Applications Support Analyst
15 16 (3.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (14.11%) .NET
2 37 (7.68%) ASP.NET
3 30 (6.22%) XML
4 26 (5.39%) HTML
5 24 (4.98%) WCF
6 19 (3.94%) CSS
7 17 (3.53%) XSLT
7 17 (3.53%) WF
8 16 (3.32%) Web Services
9 13 (2.70%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.28%) Ajax
11 10 (2.07%) jQuery
11 10 (2.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.87%) J2EE
13 8 (1.66%) Middleware
14 7 (1.45%) WinForms
14 7 (1.45%) XSD
15 6 (1.24%) Flash
15 6 (1.24%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.64%) Clustering
2 23 (4.77%) Blackberry
3 17 (3.53%) PKI
4 15 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.45%) iSeries
6 7 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.45%) iPad
7 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.62%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.62%) PDA
9 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.62%) NHS
9 3 (0.62%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.41%) iPhone
10 2 (0.41%) IVR
10 2 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 115 (23.86%) Windows 7
2 95 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (16.18%) Linux
4 67 (13.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (10.79%) Windows XP
6 51 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (8.92%) UNIX
8 24 (4.98%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.49%) CentOS
10 12 (2.49%) Mac OS X
11 11 (2.28%) Solaris
11 11 (2.28%) Android
12 5 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.04%) AIX
12 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.83%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.83%) SUSE
14 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (15.56%) ITIL
2 39 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (6.43%) MVC
4 30 (6.22%) Migration
5 27 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
6 26 (5.39%) Incident Management
7 25 (5.19%) Scrum
7 25 (5.19%) CRM
8 22 (4.56%) Workflow
9 18 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (3.32%) Network Architecture
10 16 (3.32%) Load Balancing
11 15 (3.11%) Service Delivery
12 14 (2.90%) Capacity Management
13 12 (2.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (2.49%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (2.28%) Software Engineering
14 11 (2.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (2.28%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (2.07%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (27.80%) SQL
2 55 (11.41%) C#
3 54 (11.20%) PowerShell
4 30 (6.22%) Java
5 27 (5.60%) JavaScript
6 24 (4.98%) VB.NET
7 21 (4.36%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.11%) VBScript
8 15 (3.11%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.70%) C
9 13 (2.70%) C++
10 12 (2.49%) VB
11 10 (2.07%) Python
12 5 (1.04%) VB6
12 5 (1.04%) PHP
13 4 (0.83%) Perl
14 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.41%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.41%) Ruby
14 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (5.60%) Degree
4 27 (5.60%) MCSE
4 27 (5.60%) CCNA
5 16 (3.32%) DV Cleared
6 15 (3.11%) MCP
7 12 (2.49%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.07%) MCSA
9 8 (1.66%) CCNP
10 7 (1.45%) MCTS
10 7 (1.45%) MCITP
11 6 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.83%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.62%) MCDST
15 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.98%) SLA
2 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 157 (32.57%) Active Directory
2 62 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (9.13%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.73%) XenApp
4 18 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (3.53%) vSphere
6 15 (3.11%) UAG
6 15 (3.11%) ISA Server
7 14 (2.90%) VMware ESX
8 13 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (1.87%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.62%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.41%) NFS
13 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.41%) Nmap
13 2 (0.41%) XenServer
13 2 (0.41%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 45 (9.34%) SCCM
2 40 (8.30%) SCOM
3 14 (2.90%) FortiGate
4 10 (2.07%) SCSM
5 8 (1.66%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.24%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.24%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.24%) Puppet
8 5 (1.04%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.83%) WSUS
9 4 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.41%) SAP Afaria
11 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 175 (36.31%) Microsoft
2 119 (24.69%) VMware
3 50 (10.37%) Cisco
4 49 (10.17%) Citrix
5 33 (6.85%) HP
6 28 (5.81%) Apple
7 24 (4.98%) SolarWinds
8 22 (4.56%) Oracle
9 19 (3.94%) Juniper
10 16 (3.32%) Symantec
10 16 (3.32%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.90%) IBM
12 13 (2.70%) BMC
13 12 (2.49%) SAP
14 11 (2.28%) F5
15 10 (2.07%) CommVault
16 9 (1.87%) NetApp
17 8 (1.66%) Dell
17 8 (1.66%) Sun
17 8 (1.66%) Google
Leatherhead, Surrey
Eames Consulting
Rate: £25,000 per annum Based on Pro-Rata Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Camberley
Austin Fraser Limited
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Epsom, Surrey
Samaritans
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Posted: 25 days ago