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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 177 267 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.67% 19.63% 19.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.84% 70.63% 68.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 122 103
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 48
Average hourly rate £13.38 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.23% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £12.40 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.14 £25.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
273 378 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.54% 27.79% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 171 162
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 67
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -19.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -7 18 £375 +92.30% 24
Epsom -3 14 £350 +16.66% 3
Staines -11 14 £438 +28.67% 4
Redhill 0 12 - - 10
Cobham - 10 £325 -
Leatherhead -3 9 £400 +68.42% 7
Reigate 0 7 £250 -28.57% 4
Camberley -2 6 - - 3
Woking -4 4 £156 - 4
Egham - 4 £140 - 2
Chertsey +1 3 - - 1
Godalming -1 1 - - 3
Dorking - 1 £130 - 1
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 2
Shepperton - - - -
Horley - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 4
Weybridge - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 151 (34.47%) Microsoft
2 145 (33.11%) Active Directory
3 102 (23.29%) Windows 7
4 99 (22.60%) SQL
4 99 (22.60%) VMware
5 89 (20.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (18.72%) ITIL
7 81 (18.49%) Linux
8 75 (17.12%) MS Office
9 68 (15.53%) SQL Server
10 60 (13.70%) Firewall
11 59 (13.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 59 (13.47%) MS Excel
12 58 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (13.01%) Cisco
14 51 (11.64%) MS Exchange
15 50 (11.42%) Finance
16 48 (10.96%) PowerShell
17 45 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 44 (10.05%) SAN
19 43 (9.82%) TCP/IP
19 43 (9.82%) DNS
20 42 (9.59%) Windows XP
20 42 (9.59%) .NET
21 40 (9.13%) HP
22 39 (8.90%) LAN
22 39 (8.90%) WAN
23 38 (8.68%) Citrix
24 37 (8.45%) Migration
25 36 (8.22%) Cisco Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 51 (11.64%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.31%) IIS
3 30 (6.85%) Lync
4 25 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 19 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.60%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.14%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.91%) Apache
12 4 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.46%) JBoss
14 2 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.46%) WinCC
Applications
1 75 (17.12%) MS Office
2 59 (13.47%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.60%) MS Project
4 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Maximo
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.97%) Office 365
2 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.91%) PaaS
3 4 (0.91%) IaaS
4 3 (0.68%) Yammer
4 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) Route 53
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (13.70%) Firewall
2 44 (10.05%) SAN
3 43 (9.82%) TCP/IP
3 43 (9.82%) DNS
4 39 (8.90%) LAN
4 39 (8.90%) WAN
5 33 (7.53%) DHCP
6 30 (6.85%) VPN
7 19 (4.34%) SSL
8 18 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (3.42%) VoIP
9 15 (3.42%) Wireshark
10 14 (3.20%) NAS
11 13 (2.97%) Internet
12 9 (2.05%) FTP
12 9 (2.05%) Network Security
13 7 (1.60%) Wireless
13 7 (1.60%) SSH
14 5 (1.14%) IPsec
14 5 (1.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.28%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.68%) OLTP
10 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.46%) DTS
11 2 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (5.25%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.60%) Subversion
3 5 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.14%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.91%) CMake
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.68%) Moq
5 3 (0.68%) NUnit
6 2 (0.46%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.46%) Hudson
6 2 (0.46%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.23%) ProC
7 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 50 (11.42%) Finance
2 17 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.14%) Legal
5 4 (0.91%) Banking
5 4 (0.91%) Publishing
6 3 (0.68%) Games
6 3 (0.68%) Automotive
6 3 (0.68%) Retail
7 2 (0.46%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Military
8 1 (0.23%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.23%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 73 (16.67%) Analyst
2 66 (15.07%) Support Engineer
3 38 (8.68%) Support Analyst
3 38 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (7.76%) Administrator
4 34 (7.76%) Developer
5 31 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (6.16%) Architect
6 27 (6.16%) Technical Support
7 23 (5.25%) Desktop Support
8 21 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (4.57%) 1st Line Support
9 20 (4.57%) Service Analyst
10 19 (4.34%) Technical Support Engineer
10 19 (4.34%) Technical Engineer
10 19 (4.34%) Mac Engineer
11 18 (4.11%) IT Support
11 18 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (3.65%) Consultant
13 14 (3.20%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.59%) .NET
2 22 (5.02%) ASP.NET
3 21 (4.79%) HTML
4 16 (3.65%) CSS
5 11 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (2.51%) Middleware
5 11 (2.51%) Web Services
5 11 (2.51%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.51%) jQuery
6 10 (2.28%) XML
7 9 (2.05%) Application Packaging
8 8 (1.83%) Ajax
8 8 (1.83%) XSLT
9 7 (1.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (1.14%) WinForms
11 4 (0.91%) WCF
11 4 (0.91%) WPF
11 4 (0.91%) VTK
11 4 (0.91%) Qt
11 4 (0.91%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.71%) Clustering
2 19 (4.34%) PKI
3 17 (3.88%) Blackberry
4 16 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.60%) iSeries
6 7 (1.60%) SecurID
7 6 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.91%) iPad
10 3 (0.68%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.68%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.68%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.46%) SCADA
11 2 (0.46%) PDA
11 2 (0.46%) Statistics
11 2 (0.46%) iPhone
11 2 (0.46%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 102 (23.29%) Windows 7
2 89 (20.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (18.49%) Linux
4 59 (13.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (9.59%) Windows XP
7 36 (8.22%) UNIX
8 19 (4.34%) Windows 8
9 17 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.97%) Solaris
11 12 (2.74%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.51%) Android
12 11 (2.51%) CentOS
13 8 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.60%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.37%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.91%) AIX
16 4 (0.91%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.68%) SUSE
17 3 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (18.72%) ITIL
2 37 (8.45%) Migration
3 24 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (5.02%) Incident Management
5 18 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
6 16 (3.65%) MVC
7 15 (3.42%) Network Architecture
7 15 (3.42%) Service Management
8 14 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (3.20%) Capacity Management
9 13 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (2.74%) PRINCE2
10 12 (2.74%) CRM
10 12 (2.74%) ITSM
10 12 (2.74%) Service Delivery
11 11 (2.51%) Project Management
12 10 (2.28%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (2.05%) Line Management
13 9 (2.05%) Workflow
13 9 (2.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 99 (22.60%) SQL
2 48 (10.96%) PowerShell
3 36 (8.22%) C#
4 21 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.65%) Bash Shell
6 15 (3.42%) VBScript
7 12 (2.74%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.51%) VB
8 11 (2.51%) C
9 10 (2.28%) Java
10 9 (2.05%) C++
11 8 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.37%) Python
12 6 (1.37%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.68%) PHP
14 2 (0.46%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.23%) XAML
15 1 (0.23%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 36 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (7.53%) CCNA
3 32 (7.31%) Security Cleared
4 26 (5.94%) Degree
5 24 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.88%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.88%) MCSE
7 14 (3.20%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.51%) MCSA
9 10 (2.28%) VCP4
10 9 (2.05%) MCP
11 6 (1.37%) CCNP
12 5 (1.14%) A+ Certification
12 5 (1.14%) MCITP
13 4 (0.91%) MCTS
13 4 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.68%) ISEB
14 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.88%) SLA
2 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 145 (33.11%) Active Directory
2 58 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (4.11%) vSphere
5 13 (2.97%) XenApp
6 12 (2.74%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.60%) UAG
8 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.14%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.14%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.14%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.68%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.46%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.46%) Nmap
12 2 (0.46%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 34 (7.76%) SCCM
2 31 (7.08%) SCOM
3 14 (3.20%) FortiGate
4 10 (2.28%) SCSM
5 9 (2.05%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.05%) WSUS
6 8 (1.83%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.37%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.91%) Puppet
8 4 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.68%) Nagios
10 2 (0.46%) Nessus
10 2 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.46%) CORE IMPACT
10 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 151 (34.47%) Microsoft
2 99 (22.60%) VMware
3 57 (13.01%) Cisco
4 40 (9.13%) HP
5 38 (8.68%) Citrix
6 36 (8.22%) Oracle
7 30 (6.85%) Apple
8 23 (5.25%) Juniper
9 16 (3.65%) SAP
10 15 (3.42%) Red Hat
11 14 (3.20%) NetApp
12 12 (2.74%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.28%) CommVault
14 9 (2.05%) Symantec
14 9 (2.05%) Sun
15 8 (1.83%) IBM
15 8 (1.83%) BMC
15 8 (1.83%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.60%) Dell
16 7 (1.60%) Altiris
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