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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 16.15% 31.03% 8.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.41% 66.18% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 10
Median daily rate £401 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 68 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 22.31% 46.90% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 16
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £185 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £540 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +37.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (33.33%) MS Office
2 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (27.08%) Linux
4 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (20.83%) LAN
6 9 (18.75%) WAN
6 9 (18.75%) Python
6 9 (18.75%) SCCM
6 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 9 (18.75%) Office 365
7 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (16.67%) Java
8 7 (14.58%) Firewall
8 7 (14.58%) Legal
8 7 (14.58%) VMware
9 6 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) DHCP
9 6 (12.50%) DNS
9 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 5 (10.42%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (10.42%) XML
10 5 (10.42%) SQL
10 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.42%) Citrix
10 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.42%) Back Office
10 5 (10.42%) Migration

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 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.25%) Mule
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.08%) QuickPlace
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Office
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) LAN
2 9 (18.75%) WAN
3 7 (14.58%) Firewall
4 6 (12.50%) DHCP
4 6 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 3 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) FTP
6 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
6 1 (2.08%) SMTP
6 1 (2.08%) Telnet
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) WebEx
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) MSI
3 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (14.58%) Legal
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Back Office
4 3 (6.25%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Desktop Support
1 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Exchange Support
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) JAXB
3 3 (6.25%) Regular Expression
3 3 (6.25%) REST
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 3 (6.25%) Spring
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) ODBC
5 1 (2.08%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Migration
1 5 (10.42%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (8.33%) DevOps
2 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Service Management
3 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.25%) Data Transformation
3 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
3 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.17%) IT Audit
4 2 (4.17%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 2 (4.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.08%) Secure Coding
5 1 (2.08%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.08%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Python
2 8 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) C
6 2 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) Bourne shell
7 1 (2.08%) LotusScript
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) CSSLP
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) Kibana
2 4 (8.33%) logstash
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) Rsyslog
3 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) LANDesk
4 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) arcserve
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Lotus
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) Samsung
6 1 (2.08%) Sophos