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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 262 260 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.44% 19.52% 14.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.69% 72.02% 59.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 160 88
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 41
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -14.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -8.44%
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
405 361 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.96% 27.10% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 216 152
Average daily rate £355 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 56
Average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -5 27 £388 +29.16% 10
Redhill +3 18 £173 - 9
Woking +2 16 £140 -60.00% 6
Camberley +4 13 £250 +14.28% 9
Leatherhead -3 11 £400 +50.94% 5
Staines -11 9 £325 +1.56% 4
Dorking - 5 £123 - 7
Reigate -2 4 £400 - 3
Epsom +9 2 £283 +31.39% 2
Weybridge +3 2 £500 -9.09% 2
Farnham -4 2 £140 -41.66% 5
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £200 - 2
Egham - 1 - - 3
Esher - - - - 2
Caterham - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Cranleigh - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Oxted - - - -
Shepperton - - - - 2
Thames Ditton - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 191 (40.04%) Microsoft
2 158 (33.12%) Active Directory
3 142 (29.77%) Windows 7
4 126 (26.42%) SQL
5 120 (25.16%) VMware
6 109 (22.85%) MS Office
7 97 (20.34%) SQL Server
8 96 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (16.14%) MS Excel
10 76 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 71 (14.88%) .NET
12 70 (14.68%) ITIL
13 69 (14.47%) Linux
14 67 (14.05%) Finance
15 66 (13.84%) Windows XP
16 64 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 63 (13.21%) Citrix
18 60 (12.58%) Firewall
19 58 (12.16%) C#
20 55 (11.53%) MS Exchange
21 52 (10.90%) Cisco
22 48 (10.06%) SAN
22 48 (10.06%) SCCM
23 47 (9.85%) Visual Studio
24 46 (9.64%) UNIX
25 41 (8.60%) IIS
25 41 (8.60%) Java
25 41 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
26 39 (8.18%) DNS
26 39 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 55 (11.53%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.60%) IIS
3 28 (5.87%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (3.77%) Lync
6 14 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.52%) Documentum
8 10 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.10%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.47%) JBoss
10 6 (1.26%) WorkSite
11 5 (1.05%) Mule
12 4 (0.84%) CMS
12 4 (0.84%) Apache
13 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.63%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 109 (22.85%) MS Office
2 77 (16.14%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.05%) MS Project
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 16 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.14%) Office 365
2 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.58%) Firewall
2 48 (10.06%) SAN
3 39 (8.18%) DNS
4 29 (6.08%) LAN
5 27 (5.66%) WAN
6 25 (5.24%) TCP/IP
7 24 (5.03%) DHCP
8 20 (4.19%) VPN
9 15 (3.14%) Internet
10 12 (2.52%) SSL
11 11 (2.31%) VoIP
12 10 (2.10%) Wireless
13 8 (1.68%) Wireshark
13 8 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.68%) NAS
14 7 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (1.05%) Network Security
16 4 (0.84%) Intranet
16 4 (0.84%) FTP
17 3 (0.63%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (3.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.52%) DTS
8 9 (1.89%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.05%) OLTP
11 5 (1.05%) MySQL
12 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.63%) DB2
14 2 (0.42%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.42%) DataStage
14 2 (0.42%) Spotfire
14 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
15 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (9.85%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.68%) Subversion
4 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.63%) Maven
5 3 (0.63%) MSI
5 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.63%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.42%) Trac
6 2 (0.42%) Ant
7 1 (0.21%) JUnit
7 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.21%) JIRA
7 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.21%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.21%) CMake
7 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (14.05%) Finance
2 10 (2.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.89%) Law
3 9 (1.89%) Retail
4 8 (1.68%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.26%) Dutch Language
6 4 (0.84%) Legal
7 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.63%) Marketing
7 3 (0.63%) Military
7 3 (0.63%) Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.42%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (19.08%) Analyst
2 57 (11.95%) Developer
3 51 (10.69%) Support Engineer
4 46 (9.64%) Support Analyst
5 37 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (7.34%) Architect
7 31 (6.50%) Desktop Support
8 27 (5.66%) Service Analyst
9 26 (5.45%) Administrator
9 26 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
10 25 (5.24%) .NET Developer
11 22 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (4.61%) Consultant
12 21 (4.40%) Technical Support
13 20 (4.19%) Desktop Engineer
14 17 (3.56%) Applications Support
15 16 (3.35%) 1st Line Support
16 15 (3.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 14 (2.94%) Technical Architect
17 14 (2.94%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (14.88%) .NET
2 36 (7.55%) ASP.NET
2 36 (7.55%) XML
3 27 (5.66%) HTML
4 26 (5.45%) WCF
5 17 (3.56%) WF
6 16 (3.35%) CSS
7 14 (2.94%) XSLT
7 14 (2.94%) COM+
8 13 (2.73%) Web Services
8 13 (2.73%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.10%) Flash
9 10 (2.10%) J2EE
10 9 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (1.89%) Ajax
11 8 (1.68%) jQuery
12 7 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.47%) WPF
12 7 (1.47%) WinForms
13 5 (1.05%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.71%) Clustering
2 22 (4.61%) Blackberry
3 17 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.89%) iPad
4 9 (1.89%) PKI
5 8 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.26%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (1.26%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.84%) NHS
7 4 (0.84%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.84%) iPhone
7 4 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.42%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.42%) PDA
9 2 (0.42%) W3C
10 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.21%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 142 (29.77%) Windows 7
2 96 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (14.47%) Linux
5 66 (13.84%) Windows XP
6 46 (9.64%) UNIX
7 41 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (4.61%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.31%) CentOS
11 10 (2.10%) Solaris
12 9 (1.89%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.47%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.26%) AIX
14 6 (1.26%) SUSE
15 5 (1.05%) Android
16 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.63%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (14.68%) ITIL
2 32 (6.71%) CRM
3 31 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (5.45%) Scrum
4 26 (5.45%) MVC
4 26 (5.45%) Workflow
5 22 (4.61%) Migration
5 22 (4.61%) Incident Management
6 20 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (3.35%) Service Delivery
8 14 (2.94%) Project Management
8 14 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 13 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (2.31%) Software Engineering
11 10 (2.10%) Release Management
12 9 (1.89%) Service Management
12 9 (1.89%) Validation
12 9 (1.89%) OO
12 9 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (1.89%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 126 (26.42%) SQL
2 58 (12.16%) C#
3 41 (8.60%) Java
4 33 (6.92%) PowerShell
5 30 (6.29%) VB.NET
6 21 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.19%) JavaScript
8 19 (3.98%) VB
9 18 (3.77%) VBScript
10 16 (3.35%) C++
11 14 (2.94%) VB6
12 10 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.47%) C
14 5 (1.05%) Python
14 5 (1.05%) Perl
15 4 (0.84%) PHP
15 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.63%) Korn
17 2 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.66%) MCSE
4 25 (5.24%) Degree
5 17 (3.56%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.35%) MCP
6 16 (3.35%) CCNA
7 10 (2.10%) MCSA
8 9 (1.89%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.47%) MCTS
10 6 (1.26%) MCDST
10 6 (1.26%) CCNP
11 5 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.05%) MCITP
12 4 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.84%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.42%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 158 (33.12%) Active Directory
2 64 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.87%) XenApp
5 20 (4.19%) VMware ESX
6 18 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 18 (3.77%) ISA Server
7 13 (2.73%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (2.73%) UAG
8 12 (2.52%) Terminal Services
9 11 (2.31%) vSphere
10 9 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.84%) XenServer
13 3 (0.63%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.42%) NFS
14 2 (0.42%) vCloud
15 1 (0.21%) Squid
15 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 48 (10.06%) SCCM
2 36 (7.55%) SCOM
3 9 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 9 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.68%) SCSM
5 7 (1.47%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.47%) WSUS
6 6 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.26%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (1.05%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.63%) Sysprep
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.42%) Puppet
10 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 191 (40.04%) Microsoft
2 120 (25.16%) VMware
3 63 (13.21%) Citrix
4 52 (10.90%) Cisco
5 27 (5.66%) HP
6 20 (4.19%) IBM
6 20 (4.19%) Oracle
6 20 (4.19%) Apple
7 19 (3.98%) SolarWinds
8 17 (3.56%) Symantec
9 16 (3.35%) EMC
10 13 (2.73%) BMC
10 13 (2.73%) F5
11 12 (2.52%) Juniper
12 11 (2.31%) Dell
13 10 (2.10%) McAfee
13 10 (2.10%) Altiris
14 9 (1.89%) Avaya
15 8 (1.68%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.47%) AppSense
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