Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 15 July 2020 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 113 248 331
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 14.39% 10.49% 10.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.90% 56.62% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 166 197
Median daily rate £175 £340 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.53% -2.16% -1.07%
10th Percentile £125 £125 £115
90th Percentile £438 £623 £530
South East median daily rate £340 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -10.53% +1.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 21
Median hourly rate £15.23 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.73% +3.13% +8.47%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.97 £11.17
90th Percentile £23.15 £44.40 £45.25
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.55 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.36% -11.17% +18.64%

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 155 438 706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.75% 18.52% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 289 444
Median daily rate £225 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.06% -8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £130 £148 £179
90th Percentile £575 £611 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £415 £415
% change year-on-year -3.61% - +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 45
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.19% +54.29%
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.17 £11.70
90th Percentile £47.78 £52.43 £53.25
Median hourly rate £18.08 £16.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year +7.81% -6.83% +18.03%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows in Surrey

Windows
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 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 15 July 2020. 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
Guildford +4 16 £406 +113.82% 4
Redhill +5 11 £140 -44.00%
Epsom +1 9 £136 -24.31% 1
Leatherhead -1 8 £130 -21.21% 2
Shepperton - 7 £133 -
Egham +7 6 £320 -18.73%
Reigate +16 5 £225 -62.50% 1
Woking +5 5 £308 -27.65% 1
Godalming +4 3 £208 -40.71%
Sunbury-on-Thames +2 3 - -
Camberley +9 2 - - 1
Dorking +1 2 £130 -72.63%
Chertsey -2 2 - - 1
Esher - 2 £175 -
Cobham -1 1 - -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Windows.

1 48 (42.48%) Windows 10
2 47 (41.59%) Active Directory
3 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
4 34 (30.09%) Windows Server
5 28 (24.78%) Windows 7
6 25 (22.12%) Office 365
7 21 (18.58%) VMware
8 20 (17.70%) SCCM
9 19 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
9 19 (16.81%) Linux
10 17 (15.04%) Hyper-V
10 17 (15.04%) NHS
11 16 (14.16%) SQL
12 15 (13.27%) Azure
12 15 (13.27%) Citrix
12 15 (13.27%) Migration
13 14 (12.39%) Skype
13 14 (12.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 13 (11.50%) Firewall
14 13 (11.50%) Finance
14 13 (11.50%) Cisco
14 13 (11.50%) ITIL
14 13 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
15 12 (10.62%) VoIP
15 12 (10.62%) SLA
15 12 (10.62%) Public Sector
16 11 (9.73%) MS Exchange
16 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
16 11 (9.73%) PowerShell

Windows
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 11 (9.73%) MS Exchange
1 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.85%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.42%) CMS
4 5 (4.42%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.65%) IIS
6 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) assyst
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.88%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.12%) Office 365
2 15 (13.27%) Azure
3 6 (5.31%) AWS
4 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.77%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.39%) Skype
2 13 (11.50%) Firewall
3 12 (10.62%) VoIP
4 9 (7.96%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.19%) Wireless
6 6 (5.31%) LAN
7 5 (4.42%) WAN
8 3 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.65%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.65%) VPN
9 2 (1.77%) DHCP
9 2 (1.77%) VLAN
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.88%) DNS
10 1 (0.88%) FTP
10 1 (0.88%) Internet
10 1 (0.88%) Network Security
10 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.88%) SAN
10 1 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) OLTP
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.77%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.77%) JUnit
3 2 (1.77%) Maven
3 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (11.50%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Electronics
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (34.51%) Support Engineer
2 21 (18.58%) Desktop Support
3 19 (16.81%) Analyst
4 18 (15.93%) Desktop Engineer
5 17 (15.04%) IT Support
5 17 (15.04%) Windows Engineer
6 16 (14.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 15 (13.27%) IT Engineer
7 15 (13.27%) IT Support Engineer
8 14 (12.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 14 (12.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (8.85%) Windows Support Engineer
10 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (7.08%) Help Desk Analyst
12 7 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (6.19%) Deskside Engineer
12 7 (6.19%) Help Desk Support
12 7 (6.19%) IT Analyst
12 7 (6.19%) Support Analyst
13 6 (5.31%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) .NET
2 5 (4.42%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (4.42%) Entity Framework
2 5 (4.42%) HTML
2 5 (4.42%) HTML5
2 5 (4.42%) jQuery
2 5 (4.42%) LINQ
3 2 (1.77%) Apache Camel
3 2 (1.77%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (1.77%) Flutter
3 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.77%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (1.77%) LDAP
3 2 (1.77%) Middleware
3 2 (1.77%) Node.js
3 2 (1.77%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (1.77%) WireMock
4 1 (0.88%) CSS
4 1 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) NHS
2 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.31%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.65%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.48%) Windows 10
2 34 (30.09%) Windows Server
3 28 (24.78%) Windows 7
4 19 (16.81%) Linux
5 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.19%) Android
8 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
8 6 (5.31%) Unix
8 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.42%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.42%) Solaris
10 3 (2.65%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.65%) SUSE
11 2 (1.77%) Fedora
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.88%) CentOS
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.27%) Migration
2 14 (12.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (11.50%) ITIL
4 8 (7.08%) Information Security
5 6 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.31%) OO
5 6 (5.31%) Test Automation
6 5 (4.42%) MVC
6 5 (4.42%) OOP
6 5 (4.42%) SOLID
6 5 (4.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (4.42%) Web Application Development
7 4 (3.54%) Change Control
7 4 (3.54%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.54%) DevOps
7 4 (3.54%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (3.54%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (3.54%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (3.54%) Software Engineering
7 4 (3.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.16%) SQL
2 11 (9.73%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.96%) Python
4 7 (6.19%) C#
4 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.31%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.54%) Java
7 2 (1.77%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.88%) Ada
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.19%) CCNA
2 7 (6.19%) MCSE
3 6 (5.31%) MCSA
4 5 (4.42%) MCP
4 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.54%) CCNP
5 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.88%) Degree
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) QA
3 3 (2.65%) GDPR
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 47 (41.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.04%) Hyper-V
3 13 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.42%) vSphere
6 4 (3.54%) KVM
7 3 (2.65%) NFS
7 3 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.77%) Docker
9 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (17.70%) SCCM
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (4.42%) Ansible
3 5 (4.42%) Grafana
4 4 (3.54%) WSUS
5 3 (2.65%) Graylog
5 3 (2.65%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (2.65%) Salt
5 3 (2.65%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.77%) Kibana
6 2 (1.77%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.77%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.77%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.88%) SCOM
7 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.58%) VMware
3 15 (13.27%) Citrix
4 13 (11.50%) Cisco
5 10 (8.85%) ServiceNow
6 8 (7.08%) Apple
7 7 (6.19%) SAP
8 6 (5.31%) HP
9 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.54%) Adobe
10 4 (3.54%) Aspera
10 4 (3.54%) Avaya
10 4 (3.54%) Intel
10 4 (3.54%) Signiant
10 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.65%) Oracle
11 3 (2.65%) Polycom
11 3 (2.65%) Sun
11 3 (2.65%) Yealink
12 2 (1.77%) Splunk