The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 238 217 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.73% 16.39% 17.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.62% 61.13% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 117 120
Median daily rate £365 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £193 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £474 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 32
Median hourly rate £43.50 £15.63 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.40% +5.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £30.00 £27.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
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
406 355 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 31.94% 26.81% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 203 174
Median daily rate £400 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 32
Median hourly rate £41.75 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.35% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +2 20 £513 +51.85% 2
Guildford -1 19 £280 -6.66% 12
Redhill -1 17 £300 -14.28% 7
Woking +5 16 £450 +22.44% 4
Camberley -2 16 £425 +9.67% 5
Leatherhead +14 11 £350 -11.11% 1
Egham +12 11 £388 - 1
Weybridge -6 11 £475 +18.75% 5
Cobham +4 7 £385 +10.00% 1
Epsom -4 6 £275 -24.13% 4
Reigate -1 2 £449 +32.96% 1
Tadworth - 2 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £270 - 3
Banstead - 2 £181 -
Addlestone - 1 - -
Caterham - 1 £80 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Windows.

1 203 (40.12%) Microsoft
2 175 (34.58%) Active Directory
3 148 (29.25%) Windows Server
4 144 (28.46%) Linux
5 138 (27.27%) VMware
6 109 (21.54%) ITIL
7 95 (18.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 94 (18.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 90 (17.79%) Windows 7
9 90 (17.79%) SQL
9 90 (17.79%) MS Office
10 87 (17.19%) Citrix
11 84 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 83 (16.40%) SQL Server
13 82 (16.21%) MS Excel
14 76 (15.02%) Finance
15 70 (13.83%) SCCM
16 65 (12.85%) PowerShell
17 64 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
17 64 (12.65%) SAN
18 62 (12.25%) MS Exchange
18 62 (12.25%) TCP/IP
19 59 (11.66%) Data Centre
20 57 (11.26%) Office 365
21 56 (11.07%) C#
22 54 (10.67%) WAN
22 54 (10.67%) Cisco
23 53 (10.47%) .NET
24 51 (10.08%) JavaScript
25 50 (9.88%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (12.25%) MS Exchange
2 25 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.35%) IIS
4 21 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (4.15%) Skype for Business
5 16 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.98%) Apache
8 9 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.58%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.19%) CMS
12 5 (0.99%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.79%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.59%) ColdFusion MX
14 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.59%) JRun
Applications
1 90 (17.79%) MS Office
2 82 (16.21%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.40%) InDesign
5 2 (0.40%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.40%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.20%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 57 (11.26%) Office 365
2 28 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.96%) IaaS
4 15 (2.96%) PaaS
5 6 (1.19%) SaaS
6 4 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (0.79%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.65%) SAN
2 62 (12.25%) TCP/IP
3 54 (10.67%) WAN
4 50 (9.88%) LAN
5 45 (8.89%) Firewall
6 44 (8.70%) DNS
7 35 (6.92%) VPN
8 34 (6.72%) DHCP
8 34 (6.72%) Internet
9 26 (5.14%) NAS
10 22 (4.35%) Network Security
11 19 (3.75%) Intranet
11 19 (3.75%) SSL
12 15 (2.96%) IPsec
13 14 (2.77%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (2.37%) Skype
14 12 (2.37%) Wireless
15 9 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.36%) DB2
3 12 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.19%) MySQL
9 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.79%) Big Data
11 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.59%) JasperReports
12 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (4.74%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (3.95%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.96%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.37%) Subversion
6 10 (1.98%) NUnit
7 8 (1.58%) Maven
8 6 (1.19%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.99%) Ant
9 5 (0.99%) MSI
10 4 (0.79%) Grunt
10 4 (0.79%) JIRA
11 3 (0.59%) Bower
11 3 (0.59%) FxCop
11 3 (0.59%) Gradle
11 3 (0.59%) JSHint
11 3 (0.59%) Moq
11 3 (0.59%) NuGet
11 3 (0.59%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 76 (15.02%) Finance
2 15 (2.96%) Banking
3 12 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.17%) Retail
5 8 (1.58%) Marketing
6 7 (1.38%) Advertising
6 7 (1.38%) Back Office
7 6 (1.19%) Legal
8 5 (0.99%) Law
9 4 (0.79%) Electronics
9 4 (0.79%) Games
9 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.40%) Billing
10 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (14.23%) Analyst
2 67 (13.24%) Support Engineer
3 65 (12.85%) Developer
4 37 (7.31%) Windows Engineer
5 33 (6.52%) .NET Developer
5 33 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 33 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 31 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 27 (5.34%) Administrator
9 25 (4.94%) Server Engineer
10 24 (4.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 24 (4.74%) C# Developer
10 24 (4.74%) Service Analyst
10 24 (4.74%) Service Desk Analyst
11 22 (4.35%) Architect
11 22 (4.35%) Consultant
12 21 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
13 20 (3.95%) Server Support
13 20 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.47%) .NET
2 35 (6.92%) ASP.NET
2 35 (6.92%) Web Services
3 30 (5.93%) XML
4 25 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (4.55%) CSS
6 20 (3.95%) HTML
7 17 (3.36%) jQuery
8 10 (1.98%) JSON
9 9 (1.78%) HTML5
9 9 (1.78%) WCF
10 6 (1.19%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 6 (1.19%) Node.js
10 6 (1.19%) Reactive Extensions
10 6 (1.19%) SOAP
11 5 (0.99%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.99%) J2EE
11 5 (0.99%) Middleware
11 5 (0.99%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.66%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.34%) Clustering
3 24 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.75%) Blackberry
6 17 (3.36%) AS400
7 16 (3.16%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.96%) iSeries
9 13 (2.57%) User Experience
10 12 (2.37%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.98%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.98%) RSA SecurID
12 9 (1.78%) Contactless
12 9 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.38%) Smartphone
14 6 (1.19%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 148 (29.25%) Windows Server
2 144 (28.46%) Linux
3 94 (18.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (17.79%) Windows 7
5 84 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (8.89%) Unix
7 45 (8.89%) Windows 10
8 32 (6.32%) Windows XP
9 29 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (3.75%) Apple iOS
10 19 (3.75%) Windows 8
11 17 (3.36%) Solaris
12 15 (2.96%) Android
12 15 (2.96%) CentOS
13 9 (1.78%) AIX
14 6 (1.19%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.79%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (21.54%) ITIL
2 49 (9.68%) Migration
3 46 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (7.71%) MVC
5 36 (7.11%) Service Management
6 35 (6.92%) Project Management
6 35 (6.92%) Service Delivery
7 34 (6.72%) Change Management
8 26 (5.14%) Incident Management
9 21 (4.15%) SOA
10 20 (3.95%) Scrum
11 19 (3.75%) CRM
12 17 (3.36%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (3.36%) SDLC
13 16 (3.16%) Software Engineering
14 15 (2.96%) Information Security
14 15 (2.96%) ITSM
14 15 (2.96%) PRINCE2
14 15 (2.96%) Problem Management
15 14 (2.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (17.79%) SQL
2 65 (12.85%) PowerShell
3 56 (11.07%) C#
4 51 (10.08%) JavaScript
5 33 (6.52%) Python
6 23 (4.55%) Ruby
7 21 (4.15%) Java
7 21 (4.15%) Perl
8 20 (3.95%) C++
9 15 (2.96%) C
10 14 (2.77%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.57%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.17%) Embedded C++
12 11 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.78%) VB
15 8 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.58%) VBScript
16 5 (0.99%) XAML
17 3 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (7.51%) Degree
3 36 (7.11%) MCSE
4 28 (5.53%) Security Cleared
5 22 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 20 (3.95%) MCP
7 14 (2.77%) MCDST
8 13 (2.57%) CISSP
8 13 (2.57%) MCSA
9 7 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.19%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.19%) MCITP
11 5 (0.99%) CISM
11 5 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.79%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.79%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.79%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.79%) NCDA
12 4 (0.79%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.53%) SLA
2 11 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.78%) COBIT
3 9 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.99%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 175 (34.58%) Active Directory
2 95 (18.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.30%) Hyper-V
4 40 (7.91%) XenApp
5 36 (7.11%) vSphere
6 31 (6.13%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.36%) VMware ESX
8 16 (3.16%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.98%) vCloud
10 9 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.19%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.19%) XenServer
13 5 (0.99%) Xen
14 4 (0.79%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.59%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.59%) NFS
16 2 (0.40%) NDS
16 2 (0.40%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 70 (13.83%) SCCM
2 30 (5.93%) Puppet
3 24 (4.74%) NetBackup
4 23 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (3.16%) Ansible
6 14 (2.77%) Tivoli
7 13 (2.57%) Backup Exec
7 13 (2.57%) SCOM
8 12 (2.37%) Failover Clustering
8 12 (2.37%) Simpana
9 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (2.17%) WSUS
10 10 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.38%) SCVMM
11 7 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
14 4 (0.79%) EdgeSight
14 4 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 203 (40.12%) Microsoft
2 138 (27.27%) VMware
3 87 (17.19%) Citrix
4 54 (10.67%) Cisco
5 49 (9.68%) Oracle
6 34 (6.72%) HP
7 29 (5.73%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.94%) EMC
9 19 (3.75%) NetApp
10 17 (3.36%) CheckPoint
11 16 (3.16%) Intel Security
12 13 (2.57%) CommVault
12 13 (2.57%) IBM
12 13 (2.57%) Juniper
12 13 (2.57%) SAP
13 12 (2.37%) Palo Alto
13 12 (2.37%) ServiceNow
13 12 (2.37%) Symantec
14 11 (2.17%) Apple
14 11 (2.17%) Sybase
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £80 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago