The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Redhill 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 June 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 / Redhill
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -23 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Redhill 5.08% 25.40% 28.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Median daily rate £385 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.33% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £49.50 £46.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.60% +240.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45%  

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 Redhill with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Redhill
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 55 24 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Redhill 46.61% 38.10% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 13 1
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £49.50 £46.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.60% +240.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Redhill

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Redhill 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 Redhill

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Redhill

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Redhill

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Redhill region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (45.45%) C++
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) MFC
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (27.27%) Artifactory
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) STL
3 3 (27.27%) ILOG
3 3 (27.27%) DirectX
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) XenServer
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Redhill 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Artifactory
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) C++ Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior C++ Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DOORS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) MFC
2 3 (27.27%) DirectX
2 3 (27.27%) STL
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) ILOG
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware