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 3 months to 23 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 135 222 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.03% 17.36% 17.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.42% 52.36% 63.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 141 106
Median daily rate £353 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +2.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £150 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 32
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.74% +38.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.03 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £46.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.61% +2.53%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 334 424 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 27.29% 33.15% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 279 185
Median daily rate £425 £402 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +7.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 36
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom +5 19 £113 -77.50% 1
Staines +4 9 £538 +1.17%
Guildford -5 9 £275 -21.42% 4
Leatherhead +13 8 £353 -11.87% 7
Woking -7 6 £331 -24.28% 7
Sunbury-on-Thames -9 6 £488 - 1
Redhill -23 6 £385 +31.06% 2
Tadworth +1 5 - -
Camberley -3 5 £450 +5.88% 2
Weybridge +3 4 £148 -14.49% 2
Cobham +1 4 £518 +38.13% 3
Chertsey - 2 - - 1
Reigate -9 1 £325 +44.44% 4
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £100 - 4
Farnham - 1 - - 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows.

1 114 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 96 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 94 (34.06%) Linux
4 63 (22.83%) VMware
5 55 (19.93%) Windows 7
5 55 (19.93%) Windows Server
6 50 (18.12%) Unix
6 50 (18.12%) SQL
7 49 (17.75%) Migration
8 47 (17.03%) Windows 10
9 44 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (15.94%) SQL Server
10 43 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (15.22%) Finance
12 40 (14.49%) Office 365
13 39 (14.13%) Citrix
14 38 (13.77%) PowerShell
15 36 (13.04%) Java
16 35 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
16 35 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (10.87%) DevOps
18 28 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (10.14%) ITIL
18 28 (10.14%) HP
19 27 (9.78%) TCP/IP
20 25 (9.06%) IIS
21 24 (8.70%) JavaScript
21 24 (8.70%) DNS
21 24 (8.70%) SCCM
22 23 (8.33%) Python

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 25 (9.06%) IIS
2 22 (7.97%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.43%) JBoss
4 12 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.62%) WildFly
6 7 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.54%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.17%) Drupal
8 5 (1.81%) Apache
8 5 (1.81%) CMS
8 5 (1.81%) WordPress
9 4 (1.45%) Confluence
9 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.45%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.36%) Postilion
2 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.49%) Office 365
2 22 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.62%) OneDrive
5 8 (2.90%) IaaS
6 6 (2.17%) PaaS
7 4 (1.45%) SaaS
8 2 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.72%) GitHub
8 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.78%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.70%) DNS
3 20 (7.25%) Firewall
3 20 (7.25%) LAN
4 19 (6.88%) WAN
5 16 (5.80%) Internet
6 14 (5.07%) DHCP
7 13 (4.71%) VPN
8 12 (4.35%) LDAP
8 12 (4.35%) SAN
9 10 (3.62%) NAS
9 10 (3.62%) Skype
10 9 (3.26%) Intranet
10 9 (3.26%) SSH
11 5 (1.81%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.09%) Network Security
12 3 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.72%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.62%) MySQL
3 10 (3.62%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.09%) DB2
7 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.36%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (5.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.54%) Maven
6 6 (2.17%) JIRA
7 5 (1.81%) Artifactory
7 5 (1.81%) Subversion
8 4 (1.45%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.45%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.09%) Ant
9 3 (1.09%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.09%) Gradle
9 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.72%) Moq
10 2 (0.72%) MSI
10 2 (0.72%) NUnit
10 2 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 42 (15.22%) Finance
2 16 (5.80%) Banking
2 16 (5.80%) Legal
3 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.81%) Advertising
4 5 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.45%) Back Office
5 4 (1.45%) Electronics
5 4 (1.45%) Marketing
6 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Law
6 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (18.48%) Analyst
2 42 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 28 (10.14%) Developer
4 23 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 23 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 19 (6.88%) Service Analyst
5 19 (6.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 16 (5.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 16 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 15 (5.43%) Windows Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Architect
9 13 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) IT Support
10 12 (4.35%) Administrator
10 12 (4.35%) Consultant
10 12 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) IT Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.99%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.61%) .NET
2 16 (5.80%) Web Services
3 14 (5.07%) JSON
4 13 (4.71%) REST
5 12 (4.35%) Middleware
6 10 (3.62%) Node.js
7 9 (3.26%) XML
8 8 (2.90%) CSS
8 8 (2.90%) Express
8 8 (2.90%) HTML
8 8 (2.90%) YAML
9 6 (2.17%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.81%) jQuery
11 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (1.45%) MFC
11 4 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.97%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 12 (4.35%) User Experience
3 7 (2.54%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.17%) iSeries
4 6 (2.17%) PKI
5 5 (1.81%) AS400
5 5 (1.81%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.09%) Clustering
7 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.72%) PDA
8 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 94 (34.06%) Linux
2 55 (19.93%) Windows 7
2 55 (19.93%) Windows Server
3 50 (18.12%) Unix
4 47 (17.03%) Windows 10
5 44 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (6.88%) Solaris
8 12 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.99%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.45%) Android
12 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.09%) SUSE
14 2 (0.72%) AIX
14 2 (0.72%) MVS
15 1 (0.36%) HPUX
15 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.75%) Migration
2 30 (10.87%) DevOps
3 28 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (10.14%) ITIL
4 23 (8.33%) Service Management
5 17 (6.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (5.43%) MVC
7 12 (4.35%) Project Management
8 11 (3.99%) OO
9 10 (3.62%) Capacity Management
9 10 (3.62%) Load Balancing
9 10 (3.62%) OOD
10 9 (3.26%) SDLC
11 8 (2.90%) E-Commerce
11 8 (2.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (2.90%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (2.90%) Open Source
11 8 (2.90%) Pair Programming
12 7 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (2.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.12%) SQL
2 38 (13.77%) PowerShell
3 36 (13.04%) Java
4 24 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 23 (8.33%) Python
6 20 (7.25%) Ruby
7 18 (6.52%) C#
8 12 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.62%) Perl
10 7 (2.54%) C++
10 7 (2.54%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.45%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.09%) C
13 3 (1.09%) PHP
13 3 (1.09%) VB
14 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.72%) VBScript
15 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.71%) MCSE
2 13 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.62%) Degree
3 10 (3.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.54%) MCP
5 5 (1.81%) CCNA
5 5 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.09%) CCNP
6 3 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.72%) CCA
7 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.72%) MCDST
7 2 (0.72%) MCITP
7 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.90%) SLA
2 7 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.45%) QA
4 3 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 114 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (4.35%) XenApp
5 10 (3.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.54%) NFS
7 7 (2.54%) vSphere
8 5 (1.81%) Docker
8 5 (1.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.81%) Veritas File System
8 5 (1.81%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.09%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.09%) XenServer
10 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.36%) NDS
Systems Management
1 24 (8.70%) SCCM
2 22 (7.97%) Puppet
3 20 (7.25%) NetBackup
4 17 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (5.07%) Ansible
6 6 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.45%) Kibana
7 4 (1.45%) logstash
7 4 (1.45%) Nagios
7 4 (1.45%) Rsyslog
7 4 (1.45%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.09%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.09%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.72%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.72%) Control-M
9 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.72%) OpenView
9 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 96 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 63 (22.83%) VMware
3 39 (14.13%) Citrix
4 28 (10.14%) HP
5 22 (7.97%) ServiceNow
6 21 (7.61%) Oracle
7 19 (6.88%) Veritas
8 18 (6.52%) Symantec
9 15 (5.43%) McAfee
9 15 (5.43%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.62%) Apple
11 8 (2.90%) EMC
11 8 (2.90%) NetApp
12 7 (2.54%) AppDynamics
12 7 (2.54%) Cisco
12 7 (2.54%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.17%) Intel
13 6 (2.17%) LANDesk
14 5 (1.81%) Brocade
14 5 (1.81%) IBM
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago