Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 349 427 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.76% 18.37% 17.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.81% 62.61% 59.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 296 288
Surrey median daily rate £365 £370 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +2.42% +11.15%
10th Percentile £125 £143 £163
90th Percentile £538 £488 £484
South East median daily rate £360 £350 £349
% change year-on-year +2.86% +0.36% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 44 63
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.81% -17.78% +39.93%
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.25 £11.76
90th Percentile £48.57 £44.84 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +16.67%

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 715 682 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.14% 29.35% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 440 482
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £163 £155 £213
90th Percentile £540 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 57
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +52.78% +11.39%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.33 £11.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.73 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +17.63%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor 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 19 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
Guildford 0 49 £193 -40.77% 5
Epsom +4 45 £130 -35.00% 1
Woking +11 27 £413 -8.33% 11
Staines -6 21 £473 -0.53% 5
Camberley +1 15 £450 +4.65% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -13 14 £425 +359.46%
Redhill -16 13 £383 +27.50% 4
Leatherhead -7 12 £438 +40.00% 2
Cobham +1 11 £325 -9.09%
Weybridge +9 9 £113 -76.32% 3
Reigate -29 6 £375 +11.94% 1
Tadworth -1 2 - -
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
Farnham +7 1 £140 +33.33%
Esher - 1 £110 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows.

1 143 (40.97%) Microsoft
2 133 (38.11%) Active Directory
3 106 (30.37%) Linux
4 88 (25.21%) Windows Server
5 84 (24.07%) Windows 7
6 76 (21.78%) Citrix
7 75 (21.49%) Unix
8 73 (20.92%) Office 365
9 70 (20.06%) VMware
10 61 (17.48%) Finance
11 56 (16.05%) Microsoft Office
12 54 (15.47%) SQL
13 52 (14.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 50 (14.33%) Java
15 48 (13.75%) SCCM
16 47 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (13.47%) SQL Server
16 47 (13.47%) VMware ESXi
17 45 (12.89%) Windows 10
18 44 (12.61%) Red Hat
19 43 (12.32%) Solaris
20 42 (12.03%) TCP/IP
21 41 (11.75%) SAN
21 41 (11.75%) ITIL
21 41 (11.75%) Migration
22 40 (11.46%) WAN
23 39 (11.17%) LAN
24 38 (10.89%) .NET
24 38 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
25 37 (10.60%) DNS

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 36 (10.32%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.02%) IIS
3 19 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.44%) JBoss
4 12 (3.44%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.15%) WildFly
6 8 (2.29%) SAS
6 8 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.01%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.86%) Moodle
11 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.29%) Apache
12 1 (0.29%) CMS
12 1 (0.29%) Confluence
12 1 (0.29%) Drupal
12 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 56 (16.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Eikon
1 3 (0.86%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.29%) assyst
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (20.92%) Office 365
2 24 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.01%) OpenShift
4 7 (2.01%) IaaS
5 6 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.72%) PaaS
6 5 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.15%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.57%) npm
9 2 (0.57%) SaaS
9 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.03%) TCP/IP
2 41 (11.75%) SAN
3 40 (11.46%) WAN
4 39 (11.17%) LAN
5 37 (10.60%) DNS
6 28 (8.02%) NAS
7 26 (7.45%) DHCP
8 25 (7.16%) Fibre Channel
9 22 (6.30%) Firewall
10 17 (4.87%) SSH
11 15 (4.30%) VPN
12 14 (4.01%) LDAP
12 14 (4.01%) Skype
13 12 (3.44%) Internet
14 9 (2.58%) Intranet
14 9 (2.58%) VoIP
15 7 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
16 6 (1.72%) IPsec
16 6 (1.72%) Network Security
17 4 (1.15%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.15%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.29%) MySQL
4 7 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (0.86%) DB2
6 3 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (5.44%) Maven
3 14 (4.01%) Artifactory
4 12 (3.44%) Subversion
4 12 (3.44%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.15%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.29%) Selenium
7 7 (2.01%) Mocha
8 6 (1.72%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.43%) JIRA
9 5 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.15%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.15%) Moq
10 4 (1.15%) NUnit
11 3 (0.86%) Ant
11 3 (0.86%) Gradle
11 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.86%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (17.48%) Finance
2 26 (7.45%) Legal
3 16 (4.58%) Banking
4 8 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.29%) Retail
5 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.86%) Back Office
6 3 (0.86%) General Ledger
6 3 (0.86%) Marketing
6 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.57%) Automotive
7 2 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (16.33%) Analyst
1 57 (16.33%) Support Engineer
2 34 (9.74%) Developer
3 30 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
4 25 (7.16%) Administrator
5 24 (6.88%) Desktop Support
6 23 (6.59%) Support Analyst
6 23 (6.59%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (6.30%) Architect
7 22 (6.30%) Consultant
8 21 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
8 21 (6.02%) NetApp Engineer
9 20 (5.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 20 (5.73%) Service Analyst
10 19 (5.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 19 (5.44%) IT Support
10 19 (5.44%) Service Desk Analyst
11 18 (5.16%) 1st Line Support
11 18 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 17 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.89%) .NET
2 27 (7.74%) Middleware
2 27 (7.74%) Web Services
3 17 (4.87%) Apache Camel
4 10 (2.87%) AngularJS
4 10 (2.87%) CSS
4 10 (2.87%) HTML
5 8 (2.29%) Node.js
6 7 (2.01%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.01%) Chai
6 7 (2.01%) Hibernate
6 7 (2.01%) JAXB
6 7 (2.01%) JAX-WS
6 7 (2.01%) OpenLayers
6 7 (2.01%) REST
6 7 (2.01%) SOAP
7 6 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.15%) LINQ
8 4 (1.15%) WCF
8 4 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.16%) Enterprise Storage
2 15 (4.30%) Client/Server
3 12 (3.44%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.15%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.01%) User Experience
7 6 (1.72%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.15%) iSeries
8 4 (1.15%) NHS
9 3 (0.86%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (0.86%) Equities
9 3 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.86%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (0.86%) Wiki
10 2 (0.57%) AS400
10 2 (0.57%) Clustering
10 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.57%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 106 (30.37%) Linux
2 88 (25.21%) Windows Server
3 84 (24.07%) Windows 7
4 75 (21.49%) Unix
5 52 (14.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (12.89%) Windows 10
8 43 (12.32%) Solaris
9 28 (8.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (4.30%) Windows 8
12 12 (3.44%) Windows XP
13 8 (2.29%) Android
13 8 (2.29%) Apple iOS
14 7 (2.01%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.15%) Debian
15 4 (1.15%) Fedora
16 3 (0.86%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.75%) ITIL
1 41 (11.75%) Migration
2 31 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (8.60%) Load Balancing
4 25 (7.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 19 (5.44%) DevOps
6 17 (4.87%) Scrum
7 16 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (4.58%) OO
7 16 (4.58%) Prototyping
8 13 (3.72%) Change Management
9 12 (3.44%) Service Management
9 12 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (3.15%) Capacity Management
10 11 (3.15%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.15%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.15%) Project Management
11 10 (2.87%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.29%) Programme Management
12 8 (2.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.47%) SQL
2 50 (14.33%) Java
3 35 (10.03%) PowerShell
4 20 (5.73%) C#
5 12 (3.44%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.15%) Python
6 11 (3.15%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.87%) C++
7 10 (2.87%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.58%) Perl
9 7 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.86%) PHP
12 2 (0.57%) C
12 2 (0.57%) VBScript
13 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.29%) C-shell
13 1 (0.29%) Korn
13 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (7.16%) MCSE
3 23 (6.59%) MCP
4 17 (4.87%) MCDST
5 13 (3.72%) Degree
5 13 (3.72%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.15%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.01%) MCSA
8 5 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.15%) CCNA
9 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.57%) ACSA
11 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.29%) CCA
12 1 (0.29%) NVQ Level 3
12 1 (0.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.58%) SLA
2 5 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.15%) PA-DSS
3 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.86%) QA
5 2 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.57%) PMO
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 133 (38.11%) Active Directory
2 47 (13.47%) VMware ESXi
3 38 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (7.45%) NFS
5 24 (6.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 24 (6.88%) Veritas File System
6 17 (4.87%) XenApp
7 12 (3.44%) vSphere
8 5 (1.43%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.29%) Docker
11 1 (0.29%) Openswan
11 1 (0.29%) Samba
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 48 (13.75%) SCCM
2 37 (10.60%) NetBackup
3 15 (4.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.01%) Puppet
6 5 (1.43%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.86%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.86%) Ansible
7 3 (0.86%) DameWare
7 3 (0.86%) SnapMirror
7 3 (0.86%) SnapVault
7 3 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.57%) SCOM
8 2 (0.57%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 143 (40.97%) Microsoft
2 76 (21.78%) Citrix
3 70 (20.06%) VMware
4 44 (12.61%) Red Hat
5 35 (10.03%) NetApp
6 34 (9.74%) Veritas
7 33 (9.46%) Symantec
8 31 (8.88%) Cisco
9 28 (8.02%) Brocade
10 27 (7.74%) Oracle
11 17 (4.87%) EMC
12 16 (4.58%) HP
13 14 (4.01%) Apple
13 14 (4.01%) Workday
14 10 (2.87%) McAfee
14 10 (2.87%) ServiceNow
15 6 (1.72%) AppDynamics
15 6 (1.72%) Juniper
16 5 (1.43%) Bloomberg
16 5 (1.43%) MobileIron