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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 225 250 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.88% 18.84% 15.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.41% 68.68% 63.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 151 78
Average daily rate
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£300 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £176 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 52
Average hourly rate £16.08 £13.87 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.93% -25.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
344 364 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.81% 27.43% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 215 127
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 65
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -29.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 16 £220 -32.30% 9
Guildford -6 16 £388 +21.09% 13
Camberley +4 10 £135 -70.81% 3
Redhill +1 9 £375 +12.78% 7
Leatherhead 0 9 £400 -11.11% 2
Reigate +9 7 £400 - 4
Epsom +9 6 £228 -24.16% 2
Staines -6 5 £325 -18.75% 4
Dorking - 5 £123 - 8
Chertsey -2 2 £250 -47.36% 3
Egham - 2 - - 1
Weybridge -1 1 - - 5
Farnham -3 1 £170 -29.16% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames -5 1 - - 2
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £225 - 2
Thames Ditton - - - -
Shepperton - - - - 1
Godalming - - - - 1
Oxted - - - -
Esher - - - - 2
Cranleigh - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 195 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 146 (30.80%) Windows 7
3 144 (30.38%) Active Directory
4 119 (25.11%) SQL
5 108 (22.78%) SQL Server
6 104 (21.94%) MS Office
7 103 (21.73%) VMware
8 80 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (16.67%) .NET
10 75 (15.82%) MS Excel
11 70 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 69 (14.56%) Windows XP
12 69 (14.56%) C#
13 68 (14.35%) Linux
14 64 (13.50%) Finance
15 63 (13.29%) ITIL
16 60 (12.66%) UNIX
16 60 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 59 (12.45%) Citrix
18 57 (12.03%) Visual Studio
18 57 (12.03%) MS Exchange
19 56 (11.81%) Firewall
20 53 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
21 49 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
22 48 (10.13%) SAN
23 47 (9.92%) SCCM
24 46 (9.70%) XML
25 44 (9.28%) Cisco
26 43 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
27 42 (8.86%) WCF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 57 (12.03%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.75%) IIS
3 29 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.01%) Lync
5 17 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (2.53%) Documentum
8 10 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.48%) CMS
11 6 (1.27%) WorkSite
12 5 (1.05%) Mule
13 4 (0.84%) Apache
13 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.63%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 104 (21.94%) MS Office
2 75 (15.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.84%) MS Project
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Quicktime
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.21%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.21%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.74%) Office 365
2 7 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.81%) Firewall
2 48 (10.13%) SAN
3 34 (7.17%) LAN
4 31 (6.54%) DNS
5 28 (5.91%) WAN
6 21 (4.43%) TCP/IP
7 20 (4.22%) VPN
8 18 (3.80%) DHCP
9 14 (2.95%) Internet
10 10 (2.11%) VoIP
11 8 (1.69%) Wireless
12 7 (1.48%) SSL
12 7 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.27%) NAS
14 5 (1.05%) FTP
15 4 (0.84%) Intranet
15 4 (0.84%) BIG-IP
15 4 (0.84%) Network Security
16 3 (0.63%) Cisco ICM
16 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.01%) SQL Server 2000
4 18 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (2.53%) DTS
8 11 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.05%) MySQL
12 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.84%) DataStage
12 4 (0.84%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.63%) DB2
13 3 (0.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 57 (12.03%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.48%) Toad
5 6 (1.27%) Subversion
6 5 (1.05%) MSI
7 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.63%) Maven
7 3 (0.63%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.42%) Trac
8 2 (0.42%) Ant
9 1 (0.21%) JIRA
9 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.21%) NUnit
9 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.21%) JUnit
9 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.21%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.21%) MSTest
General
1 64 (13.50%) Finance
2 14 (2.95%) Retail
3 12 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.53%) Aerospace
4 10 (2.11%) Law
5 7 (1.48%) Dutch Language
6 4 (0.84%) Legal
6 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.84%) Marketing
6 4 (0.84%) Japanese Language
7 3 (0.63%) Publishing
7 3 (0.63%) Games
7 3 (0.63%) Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Military
8 2 (0.42%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (18.14%) Analyst
2 66 (13.92%) Developer
3 41 (8.65%) Support Analyst
3 41 (8.65%) Support Engineer
4 34 (7.17%) Architect
5 33 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 30 (6.33%) Desktop Support
7 29 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 27 (5.70%) Consultant
9 26 (5.49%) Service Analyst
10 25 (5.27%) Administrator
10 25 (5.27%) Service Desk Analyst
11 20 (4.22%) Software Engineer
12 18 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
13 16 (3.38%) DBA
14 15 (3.16%) Technical Support
14 15 (3.16%) Applications Support
15 14 (2.95%) 1st Line Support
15 14 (2.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 14 (2.95%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (16.67%) .NET
2 46 (9.70%) XML
3 42 (8.86%) WCF
4 35 (7.38%) ASP.NET
5 27 (5.70%) WPF
6 23 (4.85%) XSLT
6 23 (4.85%) HTML
7 22 (4.64%) LINQ
8 19 (4.01%) Web Services
9 15 (3.16%) WF
10 14 (2.95%) COM+
11 13 (2.74%) CSS
12 10 (2.11%) J2EE
12 10 (2.11%) Flash
12 10 (2.11%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (1.27%) Ajax
13 6 (1.27%) Application Packaging
14 5 (1.05%) jQuery
14 5 (1.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.49%) Blackberry
2 24 (5.06%) Clustering
3 19 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.32%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (1.90%) iPad
6 8 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.27%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.27%) EPoS
8 6 (1.27%) NHS
8 6 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.84%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.84%) iPhone
9 4 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.63%) PKI
11 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.42%) W3C
11 2 (0.42%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.42%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 146 (30.80%) Windows 7
2 80 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (14.56%) Windows XP
5 68 (14.35%) Linux
6 60 (12.66%) UNIX
6 60 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (4.64%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.38%) Solaris
9 9 (1.90%) Windows 2000
9 9 (1.90%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.27%) AIX
10 6 (1.27%) SUSE
11 5 (1.05%) CentOS
12 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.63%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.63%) Android
13 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (13.29%) ITIL
2 43 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (7.81%) Scrum
4 33 (6.96%) CRM
5 29 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 25 (5.27%) Migration
7 22 (4.64%) MVC
8 21 (4.43%) Workflow
9 19 (4.01%) Incident Management
9 19 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (3.38%) Project Management
10 16 (3.38%) Content Management
11 13 (2.74%) Load Balancing
11 13 (2.74%) Service Delivery
12 12 (2.53%) Capacity Management
12 12 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (2.53%) Multithreading
13 11 (2.32%) Information Security
13 11 (2.32%) PRINCE2
14 10 (2.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (25.11%) SQL
2 69 (14.56%) C#
3 37 (7.81%) Java
4 27 (5.70%) VB.NET
5 21 (4.43%) T-SQL
6 19 (4.01%) VBScript
6 19 (4.01%) VB
6 19 (4.01%) C++
6 19 (4.01%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.38%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.95%) VB6
9 12 (2.53%) Python
10 11 (2.32%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.27%) Perl
11 6 (1.27%) C
12 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.63%) Korn
13 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.63%) PHP
14 2 (0.42%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 33 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (5.49%) MCSE
2 26 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.43%) Degree
4 18 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.38%) MCP
6 15 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.11%) CCNP
8 9 (1.90%) CCNA
9 7 (1.48%) MCITP
9 7 (1.48%) MCSA
10 6 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.27%) MCDST
11 5 (1.05%) MCTS
11 5 (1.05%) CCIE
12 4 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.63%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.42%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.59%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 144 (30.38%) Active Directory
2 53 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.17%) Hyper-V
4 26 (5.49%) XenApp
5 18 (3.80%) XenDesktop
6 16 (3.38%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.95%) ISA Server
8 12 (2.53%) vSphere
8 12 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (2.32%) UAG
9 11 (2.32%) Forefront TMG
10 10 (2.11%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.84%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.63%) XenServer
14 2 (0.42%) vCloud
14 2 (0.42%) NFS
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 47 (9.92%) SCCM
2 28 (5.91%) SCOM
3 12 (2.53%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.90%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.48%) WSUS
5 7 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (1.27%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.05%) SCSM
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.63%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.42%) Puppet
9 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 195 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 103 (21.73%) VMware
3 59 (12.45%) Citrix
4 44 (9.28%) Cisco
5 29 (6.12%) Oracle
6 24 (5.06%) HP
7 21 (4.43%) IBM
8 18 (3.80%) SolarWinds
8 18 (3.80%) Symantec
9 16 (3.38%) F5
9 16 (3.38%) EMC
10 14 (2.95%) Apple
11 11 (2.32%) Dell
12 10 (2.11%) BMC
13 9 (1.90%) Juniper
13 9 (1.90%) Avaya
13 9 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.90%) McAfee
14 8 (1.69%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.69%) Informatica
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