Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Windows Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 99 114
Rank change year-on-year -24 +15 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 23 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.83% 1.46% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.53% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 14
Surrey median daily rate £313 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £105 £212 £189
90th Percentile £388 £396 £575
South East median daily rate £356 £288 £311
% change year-on-year +23.91% -7.63% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Surrey median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -31.34% +6.35%
10th Percentile £13.65 £10.65 £15.43
90th Percentile £16.55 £40.58 £18.68
South East median hourly rate £13.03 £30.40 £27.51
% change year-on-year -57.15% +10.49% +64.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2644 2216 2577
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.31% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1456 1570
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £211 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in Surrey

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Engineer in Surrey

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Engineer in Surrey

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Engineer in Surrey

Windows Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 4 £139 -
Reigate - 2 £375 -
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
Guildford -8 1 £275 -35.29%
Weybridge - 1 - -
Windows Engineer
South East

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) Office 365
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (26.09%) SCCM
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
6 5 (21.74%) Apple
6 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
6 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
8 3 (13.04%) DevOps
9 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
4 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) DevOps
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCSA
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Apple
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) AppSense
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian