Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 40 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 21.59% 18.87% 30.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 65.57% 91.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 43
Guildford median daily rate £193 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.77% +3.17% -26.74%
10th Percentile £140 £155 £204
90th Percentile £288 £438 £435
Surrey median daily rate £365 £370 £361
% change year-on-year -1.35% +2.42% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 28
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -46.67% +141.94%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.85 £12.84
90th Percentile £19.00 £45.67 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -10.81% -12.94% +32.81%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 84 61 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 37.00% 28.77% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 43
Guildford median daily rate £375 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +7.44% -21.94%
10th Percentile £142 £152 £204
90th Percentile £513 £438 £398
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 10
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +153.97% +1.61%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £19.00 £48.75 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year -36.36% +54.93% +10.39%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Guildford

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Guildford

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Guildford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Guildford

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
2 25 (51.02%) Windows 7
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
4 14 (28.57%) VMware
4 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (28.57%) Office 365
5 11 (22.45%) SCCM
6 10 (20.41%) Cisco
7 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
8 8 (16.33%) DNS
8 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (16.33%) Firewall
9 7 (14.29%) Linux
9 7 (14.29%) Skype
10 6 (12.24%) Windows 8
10 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (12.24%) ITIL
10 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
10 6 (12.24%) LAN
10 6 (12.24%) WAN
10 6 (12.24%) HP
10 6 (12.24%) Citrix
11 5 (10.20%) DHCP
11 5 (10.20%) Intranet
11 5 (10.20%) Internet
11 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
11 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
2 7 (14.29%) Skype
3 6 (12.24%) LAN
3 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) DHCP
4 5 (10.20%) Internet
4 5 (10.20%) Intranet
5 4 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (6.12%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (6.12%) CTI
6 3 (6.12%) HTTP
6 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
6 3 (6.12%) IPsec
6 3 (6.12%) LDAP
6 3 (6.12%) PBX
6 3 (6.12%) RTP
6 3 (6.12%) SAN
6 3 (6.12%) SMS
6 3 (6.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) MSI
3 1 (2.04%) Babel
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) webpack
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) IT Support
4 8 (16.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Desktop Support
6 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) IT Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) JTAPI
1 3 (6.12%) RFC 2833
1 3 (6.12%) TAPI
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) React
2 1 (2.04%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows 7
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.29%) Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.12%) Debian
7 3 (6.12%) Fedora
7 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.04%) Android
9 1 (2.04%) Unix
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) ITIL
2 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.16%) CRM
3 3 (6.12%) Break/Fix
3 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.12%) Migration
3 3 (6.12%) Presales
3 3 (6.12%) Process Management
3 3 (6.12%) Time Management
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.04%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Front End Development
5 1 (2.04%) OO
5 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.04%) Scrum
5 1 (2.04%) Service Management
5 1 (2.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) C++
2 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCP
2 2 (4.08%) MCSA
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.12%) PA-DSS
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.12%) vSphere
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) DameWare
2 3 (6.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (6.12%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.08%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.08%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 14 (28.57%) VMware
2 10 (20.41%) Cisco
3 6 (12.24%) Citrix
3 6 (12.24%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.12%) Symantec
5 2 (4.08%) Altiris
5 2 (4.08%) AppSense
5 2 (4.08%) Juniper
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Samsung
6 1 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.04%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) Meraki
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.04%) Sophos
6 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard