The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Surrey region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 220 231 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.77% 18.80% 16.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.18% 65.81% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 132 105
Average daily rate
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£300 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 58
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £40.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
318 351 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.69% 28.56% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 186 137
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 66 75
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Woking +6 20 £280 -13.84% 9
Guildford -4 18 £160 -50.76% 3
Staines -10 13 £375 -6.25%
Epsom -1 8 £228 -35.00% 1
Reigate +10 7 £313 +38.88% 3
Camberley +7 7 £120 -74.73% 3
Dorking - 6 £110 -
Redhill -3 5 £120 -52.00% 4
Leatherhead -4 5 £350 -22.22% 3
Egham - 5 - - 2
Cobham -4 4 £300 -7.69%
Chertsey - 4 £178 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £388 -
Thames Ditton - - - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - - 6
Caterham - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 3
Godalming - - - - 2
Haslemere - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 232 (44.53%) Microsoft
2 182 (34.93%) Windows 7
3 167 (32.05%) Active Directory
4 123 (23.61%) SQL
5 110 (21.11%) MS Office
6 97 (18.62%) .NET
7 94 (18.04%) Citrix
8 93 (17.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (17.08%) VMware
10 88 (16.89%) SQL Server
11 83 (15.93%) MS Excel
12 82 (15.74%) Finance
13 79 (15.16%) Windows XP
14 78 (14.97%) ITIL
15 77 (14.78%) MS Exchange
15 77 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
16 75 (14.40%) UNIX
17 69 (13.24%) Visual Studio
18 66 (12.67%) Linux
19 63 (12.09%) C#
20 59 (11.32%) Firewall
21 56 (10.75%) XML
21 56 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
22 52 (9.98%) VMware Infrastructure
23 49 (9.40%) Cisco
24 48 (9.21%) Workflow
25 47 (9.02%) WCF
26 46 (8.83%) SharePoint
27 45 (8.64%) ASP.NET
28 44 (8.45%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 77 (14.78%) MS Exchange
2 46 (8.83%) SharePoint
3 32 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (4.61%) IIS
5 16 (3.07%) Lync
6 13 (2.50%) Documentum
7 12 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.34%) CloudStack
9 7 (1.34%) CMS
10 6 (1.15%) WorkSite
10 6 (1.15%) Apache
10 6 (1.15%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 110 (21.11%) MS Office
2 83 (15.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.96%) MS Project
4 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 24 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.19%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.26%) Office 365
2 8 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.32%) Firewall
2 32 (6.14%) TCP/IP
2 32 (6.14%) VPN
3 31 (5.95%) DNS
3 31 (5.95%) SAN
3 31 (5.95%) LAN
4 28 (5.37%) WAN
5 18 (3.45%) DHCP
6 11 (2.11%) Internet
7 10 (1.92%) Wireless
7 10 (1.92%) VoIP
8 8 (1.54%) Broadband
8 8 (1.54%) Network Security
8 8 (1.54%) NetScaler
9 7 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (1.15%) FTP
11 4 (0.77%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.77%) NAS
12 3 (0.58%) SSH
12 3 (0.58%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.65%) Oracle Database
4 18 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.11%) DTS
7 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.54%) MySQL
9 7 (1.34%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.77%) DataStage
11 4 (0.77%) Spotfire
12 3 (0.58%) DB2
13 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.38%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (13.24%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.30%) MSI
4 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.34%) Toad
6 4 (0.77%) Subversion
7 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.19%) Ant
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) JIRA
9 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.19%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.19%) Trac
9 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.19%) NUnit
9 1 (0.19%) MSTest
9 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 82 (15.74%) Finance
2 16 (3.07%) Retail
3 15 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.69%) Dutch Language
5 11 (2.11%) Aerospace
6 10 (1.92%) Law
7 7 (1.34%) Marketing
8 5 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.77%) Legal
9 4 (0.77%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.58%) Publishing
10 3 (0.58%) Games
10 3 (0.58%) Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Korean Language
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (18.81%) Analyst
2 80 (15.36%) Developer
3 53 (10.17%) Support Analyst
4 50 (9.60%) Support Engineer
5 48 (9.21%) .NET Developer
6 35 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
7 34 (6.53%) Administrator
8 28 (5.37%) 1st Line Support
9 27 (5.18%) Architect
9 27 (5.18%) Desktop Support
10 26 (4.99%) Consultant
11 23 (4.41%) VB.NET Developer
12 20 (3.84%) Desktop Engineer
13 18 (3.45%) Applications Support
14 17 (3.26%) Service Analyst
14 17 (3.26%) Software Engineer
14 17 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
15 14 (2.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 14 (2.69%) Help Desk Support
15 14 (2.69%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (18.62%) .NET
2 56 (10.75%) XML
3 47 (9.02%) WCF
4 45 (8.64%) ASP.NET
5 38 (7.29%) WF
6 36 (6.91%) XSLT
7 26 (4.99%) WPF
8 21 (4.03%) LINQ
9 18 (3.45%) HTML
10 16 (3.07%) Web Services
11 14 (2.69%) COM+
12 9 (1.73%) Application Packaging
13 8 (1.54%) Flash
13 8 (1.54%) WinForms
14 6 (1.15%) CSS
15 5 (0.96%) J2EE
16 4 (0.77%) COM
16 4 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 3 (0.58%) Silverlight
17 3 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.57%) Blackberry
2 13 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (2.30%) Clustering
4 8 (1.54%) EPoS
4 8 (1.54%) iPad
4 8 (1.54%) iPhone
4 8 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.54%) Thin Client
4 8 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 7 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.77%) NHS
6 4 (0.77%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.58%) Social Network
7 3 (0.58%) AS400
7 3 (0.58%) Statistics
8 2 (0.38%) PKI
8 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.38%) Firmware
8 2 (0.38%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 182 (34.93%) Windows 7
2 93 (17.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (15.16%) Windows XP
4 77 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (14.40%) UNIX
6 66 (12.67%) Linux
7 56 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (4.61%) Windows 8
9 20 (3.84%) Solaris
10 11 (2.11%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.92%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.77%) SUSE
13 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.58%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.58%) AIX
14 2 (0.38%) HPUX
14 2 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.97%) ITIL
2 48 (9.21%) Workflow
3 42 (8.06%) Migration
4 40 (7.68%) Scrum
4 40 (7.68%) CRM
5 32 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (5.18%) Software Engineering
7 26 (4.99%) MVC
8 25 (4.80%) Project Management
9 23 (4.41%) Release Management
10 19 (3.65%) Business Continuity
11 16 (3.07%) PRINCE2
11 16 (3.07%) Content Management
12 14 (2.69%) Incident Management
12 14 (2.69%) Resource Management
12 14 (2.69%) Multithreading
12 14 (2.69%) Service Delivery
12 14 (2.69%) Business Continuity Management
13 11 (2.11%) Information Security
14 10 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 123 (23.61%) SQL
2 63 (12.09%) C#
3 43 (8.25%) VB.NET
4 25 (4.80%) Java
5 24 (4.61%) VB
6 20 (3.84%) C++
7 19 (3.65%) VBScript
8 18 (3.45%) VB6
9 14 (2.69%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.92%) Python
12 10 (1.92%) C
12 10 (1.92%) JavaScript
13 8 (1.54%) Perl
13 8 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.15%) PHP
15 3 (0.58%) Korn
15 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.38%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 29 (5.57%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.65%) MCSE
3 19 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.45%) Degree
5 16 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.69%) MCP
7 9 (1.73%) CCNP
7 9 (1.73%) CCNA
8 6 (1.15%) MCSA
8 6 (1.15%) MCITP
8 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.96%) MCDST
9 5 (0.96%) CCIE
10 4 (0.77%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.38%) VCP5
12 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.07%) SLA
2 14 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 167 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 52 (9.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.49%) XenApp
4 27 (5.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (4.99%) XenDesktop
6 24 (4.61%) Hyper-V
7 16 (3.07%) Terminal Services
8 14 (2.69%) vSphere
9 11 (2.11%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.92%) XenServer
11 8 (1.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.77%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.77%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.58%) vCloud
14 3 (0.58%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
16 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 44 (8.45%) SCCM
2 26 (4.99%) NetBackup
3 15 (2.88%) Tivoli
4 11 (2.11%) SCOM
5 10 (1.92%) WSUS
6 7 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.77%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.77%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.58%) Sysprep
9 3 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.38%) SCSM
10 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 232 (44.53%) Microsoft
2 94 (18.04%) Citrix
3 89 (17.08%) VMware
4 49 (9.40%) Cisco
5 36 (6.91%) Oracle
6 29 (5.57%) IBM
7 26 (4.99%) HP
8 24 (4.61%) Symantec
9 20 (3.84%) AppSense
10 19 (3.65%) Apple
11 14 (2.69%) McAfee
11 14 (2.69%) Intel
12 13 (2.50%) EMC
13 12 (2.30%) Dell
14 10 (1.92%) NetApp
15 9 (1.73%) Avaya
16 8 (1.54%) Sun
16 8 (1.54%) Altiris
17 7 (1.34%) Juniper
17 7 (1.34%) Lotus
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