Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 8 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 305 355 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 9.41% 12.71% 18.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.66% 48.50% 62.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 173 297
Surrey median daily rate £360 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% - +2.82%
10th Percentile £120 £126 £143
90th Percentile £530 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 53 42
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -10.81% -13.95%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.57 £45.01
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.92% +8.33% -14.29%

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 558 732 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.21% 26.21% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 443 443
Surrey median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £145 £163 £156
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 63
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.29% -36.36% +61.76%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.00 £12.30
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £45.82
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year - +2.58% -5.22%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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
Epsom -1 35 £368 +182.69% 8
Reigate +17 34 £425 +13.33% 4
Guildford -19 34 £165 -14.29% 16
Redhill +15 28 £325 -15.03% 4
Woking 0 25 £250 -44.44% 13
Staines -12 18 £375 -20.63% 2
Leatherhead +6 16 £400 -5.88% 13
Sunbury-on-Thames -14 10 £469 +10.29% 1
Weybridge -8 7 £304 +170.00% 2
Camberley -4 5 £500 +11.11% 3
Godalming - 5 £145 - 2
Egham - 5 £325 - 2
Tadworth +2 3 £275 -
Chertsey - 2 £140 - 4
Dorking - 1 £700 - 1
Oxted - 1 £275 -
Horley - 1 £130 - 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 146 (47.87%) Active Directory
2 131 (42.95%) Microsoft
3 93 (30.49%) Office 365
4 87 (28.52%) Finance
5 86 (28.20%) Windows Server
6 80 (26.23%) Linux
7 63 (20.66%) VMware
7 63 (20.66%) Windows 10
8 62 (20.33%) Microsoft Office
9 61 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 60 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 53 (17.38%) Windows 7
12 52 (17.05%) SCCM
13 51 (16.72%) LAN
14 49 (16.07%) WAN
15 48 (15.74%) Citrix
16 47 (15.41%) ITIL
17 44 (14.43%) SQL Server
18 42 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
19 39 (12.79%) Unix
20 38 (12.46%) SQL
21 37 (12.13%) DNS
22 35 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (10.82%) MS Exchange
24 29 (9.51%) Java
24 29 (9.51%) TCP/IP
24 29 (9.51%) SLA
24 29 (9.51%) Data Centre
25 28 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
25 28 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure

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 33 (10.82%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (4.59%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.28%) JBoss
6 9 (2.95%) IIS
7 8 (2.62%) WildFly
8 7 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.97%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.64%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.33%) Confluence
12 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (20.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 93 (30.49%) Office 365
2 60 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.28%) IaaS
4 10 (3.28%) PaaS
5 7 (2.30%) GitHub
6 6 (1.97%) Google Play
6 6 (1.97%) NuGet
7 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.72%) LAN
2 49 (16.07%) WAN
3 37 (12.13%) DNS
4 29 (9.51%) TCP/IP
5 26 (8.52%) Firewall
6 20 (6.56%) Internet
7 19 (6.23%) DHCP
8 18 (5.90%) VPN
9 13 (4.26%) WebEx
10 11 (3.61%) Intranet
11 10 (3.28%) SAN
12 9 (2.95%) Skype
13 8 (2.62%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (2.62%) SSH
13 8 (2.62%) VoIP
14 7 (2.30%) IP Telephony
14 7 (2.30%) Network Security
15 5 (1.64%) NetScaler
16 4 (1.31%) SMTP
17 3 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.62%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.64%) Big Data
6 4 (1.31%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.31%) MySQL
7 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.33%) HBase
9 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (5.90%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.62%) Maven
4 8 (2.62%) Subversion
5 7 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.97%) Trac
7 4 (1.31%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.98%) JIRA
8 3 (0.98%) NUnit
9 2 (0.66%) AutoIt
9 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.33%) MSI
10 1 (0.33%) Selenium
10 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 87 (28.52%) Finance
2 18 (5.90%) Banking
3 6 (1.97%) Billing
3 6 (1.97%) Publishing
4 3 (0.98%) Retail
5 2 (0.66%) Advertising
5 2 (0.66%) Games
5 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.66%) Law
5 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.33%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (18.69%) Analyst
2 41 (13.44%) Support Engineer
3 29 (9.51%) Developer
4 28 (9.18%) Desktop Support
5 27 (8.85%) Administrator
6 24 (7.87%) IT Support
7 22 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (7.21%) Windows Engineer
8 21 (6.89%) Support Analyst
9 18 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (5.57%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (5.57%) IT Engineer
10 17 (5.57%) Office 365 Administrator
11 15 (4.92%) Consultant
11 15 (4.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 15 (4.92%) Service Analyst
11 15 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (4.92%) Service Desk Support
12 14 (4.59%) IT Analyst
13 13 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.57%) LDAP
2 15 (4.92%) .NET
2 15 (4.92%) Web Services
3 13 (4.26%) HTML
3 13 (4.26%) jQuery
4 11 (3.61%) Middleware
5 9 (2.95%) AngularJS
6 8 (2.62%) Apache Camel
6 8 (2.62%) Kafka
6 8 (2.62%) React
7 7 (2.30%) Spring
7 7 (2.30%) XML
8 5 (1.64%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.31%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.31%) CSS
9 4 (1.31%) Drools
10 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.98%) Entity Framework
10 3 (0.98%) HTML5
10 3 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.51%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.61%) PKI
3 11 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (2.95%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.62%) AS400
5 8 (2.62%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.62%) iSeries
6 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.97%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.31%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.31%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.98%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.98%) User Experience
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.20%) Windows Server
2 80 (26.23%) Linux
3 63 (20.66%) Windows 10
4 53 (17.38%) Windows 7
5 42 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (12.79%) Unix
7 21 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (5.90%) Android
8 18 (5.90%) Apple iOS
9 13 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.97%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.97%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.97%) Solaris
12 5 (1.64%) VMS
13 4 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.98%) CentOS
14 3 (0.98%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.41%) ITIL
2 35 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (8.52%) Migration
5 25 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 22 (7.21%) Identity Management
7 19 (6.23%) DevOps
7 19 (6.23%) Test Automation
8 17 (5.57%) Scrum
9 15 (4.92%) Change Management
10 13 (4.26%) Software Engineering
11 11 (3.61%) TDD
12 10 (3.28%) Server Management
13 9 (2.95%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (2.95%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (2.95%) Project Management
13 9 (2.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (2.95%) Web Filtering
14 8 (2.62%) Information Security
14 8 (2.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 38 (12.46%) SQL
3 29 (9.51%) Java
4 24 (7.87%) Shell Script
5 22 (7.21%) C#
6 19 (6.23%) C++
7 15 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 15 (4.92%) Python
8 9 (2.95%) C
9 8 (2.62%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.30%) Perl
10 7 (2.30%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.64%) Ruby
12 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.66%) VB
12 2 (0.66%) VBScript
13 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.33%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 27 (8.85%) Degree
1 27 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (6.89%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.56%) MCSE
4 17 (5.57%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.93%) MCSA
6 7 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.97%) DBS Check
7 6 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.97%) MCDST
7 6 (1.97%) MOS
8 5 (1.64%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.64%) CCNA
8 5 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.98%) MCP
9 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.51%) SLA
2 5 (1.64%) QA
3 4 (1.31%) GDPR
3 4 (1.31%) GPG13
4 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 146 (47.87%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 13 (4.26%) Docker
5 10 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.28%) vSphere
6 9 (2.95%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.30%) XenApp
9 5 (1.64%) Firmware
10 2 (0.66%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.33%) HDFS
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.33%) vCloud
11 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (17.05%) SCCM
2 20 (6.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 11 (3.61%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.30%) WSUS
5 6 (1.97%) Ansible
5 6 (1.97%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.64%) Nagios
6 5 (1.64%) SCOM
7 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.98%) Puppet
7 3 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.66%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 131 (42.95%) Microsoft
2 63 (20.66%) VMware
3 48 (15.74%) Citrix
4 26 (8.52%) Oracle
5 22 (7.21%) Apple
6 15 (4.92%) Avaya
7 14 (4.59%) Cisco
8 12 (3.93%) McAfee
9 10 (3.28%) Veritas
9 10 (3.28%) Wyse
10 9 (2.95%) NetApp
10 9 (2.95%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.62%) Google
11 8 (2.62%) HP
11 8 (2.62%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.62%) Symantec
12 7 (2.30%) CyberArk
12 7 (2.30%) Dell
12 7 (2.30%) IBM
12 7 (2.30%) Mitel