Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 303 317 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.19% 10.65% 17.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.74% 49.45% 58.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 169 206
Surrey median daily rate £348 £325 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -7.80% -6.00%
10th Percentile £139 £114 £123
90th Percentile £506 £550 £475
South East median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 57
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +8.33% -8.26%
10th Percentile £11.38 £12.73 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.88 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £16.62 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.72% +10.77% -11.76%

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 534 641 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.96% 21.53% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 393 348
Surrey median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £155 £130 £155
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 72
Surrey median hourly rate £17.25 £18.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +1.35% -11.90%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.23 £50.08 £41.95
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +9.38% -15.79%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 -7 38 £185 -2.63% 22
Woking 0 29 £250 -28.57% 9
Reigate +18 26 £425 +13.33% 8
Redhill +5 22 £275 -26.67% 8
Epsom +2 18 £388 +198.08% 2
Leatherhead +2 15 £413 +10.00% 16
Sunbury-on-Thames -4 14 £433 -6.38% 2
Camberley -1 13 £500 +18.34% 8
Staines -18 10 £208 -53.89%
Godalming 0 7 £145 - 1
Egham - 6 £325 - 2
Addlestone - 4 - - 1
Dorking - 4 £488 - 4
Weybridge +1 3 £120 +6.67% 2
Tadworth +2 2 £275 +13.40%
Horley 0 1 £130 - 1
Chertsey -5 1 £150 -50.00% 4
Esher - 1 £375 -
Oxted - 1 £275 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 134 (44.22%) Active Directory
2 115 (37.95%) Microsoft
3 86 (28.38%) Office 365
4 80 (26.40%) Windows 10
5 76 (25.08%) Windows Server
6 70 (23.10%) Windows 7
7 69 (22.77%) Microsoft Office
8 63 (20.79%) Finance
9 61 (20.13%) SCCM
10 60 (19.80%) Linux
11 53 (17.49%) ITIL
12 52 (17.16%) LAN
13 51 (16.83%) PowerShell
14 47 (15.51%) Microsoft Azure
14 47 (15.51%) Citrix
15 45 (14.85%) VMware
16 42 (13.86%) WAN
17 40 (13.20%) DNS
18 38 (12.54%) MS Exchange
18 38 (12.54%) Migration
19 36 (11.88%) Apple
20 35 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
22 32 (10.56%) SLA
23 31 (10.23%) Firewall
24 30 (9.90%) TCP/IP
24 30 (9.90%) SQL Server
25 28 (9.24%) SQL
26 27 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
27 26 (8.58%) Problem-Solving

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 38 (12.54%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.28%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (4.62%) Skype for Business
5 11 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.98%) Apache
7 6 (1.98%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.65%) lighttpd
8 5 (1.65%) nginx
9 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.99%) GroupWise
10 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.33%) Artix
11 1 (0.33%) Confluence
11 1 (0.33%) IIS
11 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (22.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) assyst
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 86 (28.38%) Office 365
2 47 (15.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (3.63%) GitHub
4 11 (3.63%) Google Play
5 10 (3.30%) IaaS
5 10 (3.30%) NuGet
6 9 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (2.97%) PaaS
7 5 (1.65%) Akamai
8 4 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.32%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.16%) LAN
2 42 (13.86%) WAN
3 40 (13.20%) DNS
4 31 (10.23%) Firewall
5 30 (9.90%) TCP/IP
6 22 (7.26%) VPN
7 20 (6.60%) DHCP
7 20 (6.60%) Internet
8 14 (4.62%) Skype
9 13 (4.29%) Intranet
10 12 (3.96%) IP Telephony
11 9 (2.97%) SAN
12 7 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (2.31%) WebEx
13 6 (1.98%) VoIP
14 5 (1.65%) HTTP
14 5 (1.65%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.65%) Network Security
15 4 (1.32%) VLAN
15 4 (1.32%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.64%) NoSQL
2 8 (2.64%) Oracle Database
2 8 (2.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.31%) MySQL
3 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.32%) Big Data
6 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.96%) Subversion
3 10 (3.30%) Trac
4 8 (2.64%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.32%) Maven
7 3 (0.99%) JIRA
8 2 (0.66%) AutoIt
8 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.33%) MSI
9 1 (0.33%) Selenium
9 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.33%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (20.79%) Finance
2 11 (3.63%) Advertising
3 7 (2.31%) Banking
4 6 (1.98%) Billing
5 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (14.85%) Analyst
1 45 (14.85%) Support Engineer
2 30 (9.90%) Desktop Support
3 26 (8.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (8.58%) Developer
4 24 (7.92%) Service Desk Support
5 23 (7.59%) Administrator
6 22 (7.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 22 (7.26%) Support Analyst
7 21 (6.93%) IT Support
8 19 (6.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 19 (6.27%) Service Desk Engineer
8 19 (6.27%) Windows Engineer
9 18 (5.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 15 (4.95%) Service Analyst
13 13 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
13 13 (4.29%) Architect
13 13 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.96%) LDAP
2 8 (2.64%) .NET
3 6 (1.98%) AngularJS
3 6 (1.98%) HTML
3 6 (1.98%) jQuery
4 5 (1.65%) LAMP
4 5 (1.65%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (1.65%) React
5 4 (1.32%) Apache Camel
5 4 (1.32%) Kafka
5 4 (1.32%) Web Services
6 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.99%) HTML5
6 3 (0.99%) REST
6 3 (0.99%) Spring
7 2 (0.66%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.66%) Node.js
7 2 (0.66%) OAuth
7 2 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.96%) Mobile App
2 12 (3.96%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (2.97%) PKI
3 9 (2.97%) Replication
4 8 (2.64%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.64%) Clustering
5 7 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.31%) User Experience
6 5 (1.65%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.32%) iPhone
8 3 (0.99%) AS400
8 3 (0.99%) iPad
8 3 (0.99%) iSeries
9 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.66%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.66%) NHS
9 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (26.40%) Windows 10
2 76 (25.08%) Windows Server
3 70 (23.10%) Windows 7
4 60 (19.80%) Linux
5 33 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (8.25%) Android
7 21 (6.93%) Unix
8 19 (6.27%) Apple iOS
9 14 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.96%) Mac OS X
11 8 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.64%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.98%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.65%) VMS
14 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.99%) CentOS
15 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.49%) ITIL
2 38 (12.54%) Migration
3 26 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (7.26%) DevOps
6 21 (6.93%) Service Management
7 18 (5.94%) Identity Management
7 18 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (4.62%) TDD
9 13 (4.29%) Multithreading
10 12 (3.96%) Data Migration
11 11 (3.63%) Cross-Platform Development
11 11 (3.63%) Test Automation
12 10 (3.30%) Mobile Development
12 10 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (2.97%) ITSM
13 9 (2.97%) Software Engineering
14 8 (2.64%) Information Security
14 8 (2.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.83%) PowerShell
2 28 (9.24%) SQL
3 19 (6.27%) C++
4 18 (5.94%) C#
5 17 (5.61%) Shell Script
6 13 (4.29%) Python
7 12 (3.96%) Java
8 10 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.97%) Perl
10 8 (2.64%) Ruby
11 7 (2.31%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.32%) C
13 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.99%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.33%) Pascal
14 1 (0.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 35 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.25%) MCSE
3 23 (7.59%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.61%) Degree
4 17 (5.61%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 15 (4.95%) MCSA
6 11 (3.63%) MOS
7 8 (2.64%) MCP
8 7 (2.31%) CCNA
8 7 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.31%) MCDST
9 3 (0.99%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.99%) HP ASE
9 3 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.65%) GDPR
3 3 (0.99%) QA
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 134 (44.22%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.95%) Docker
4 14 (4.62%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (3.63%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.30%) vSphere
7 9 (2.97%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.31%) XenApp
10 5 (1.65%) Firmware
10 5 (1.65%) KVM
10 5 (1.65%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.66%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.66%) XenServer
13 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 61 (20.13%) SCCM
2 14 (4.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 11 (3.63%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (1.65%) Ansible
5 5 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (1.65%) Nagios
5 5 (1.65%) SCOM
6 4 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.99%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.99%) Puppet
7 3 (0.99%) WSUS
8 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.66%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 115 (37.95%) Microsoft
2 47 (15.51%) Citrix
3 45 (14.85%) VMware
4 36 (11.88%) Apple
5 18 (5.94%) Avaya
6 16 (5.28%) Oracle
7 13 (4.29%) Cisco
7 13 (4.29%) Google
8 12 (3.96%) ServiceNow
9 11 (3.63%) Polycom
9 11 (3.63%) Wyse
9 11 (3.63%) Xamarin
10 8 (2.64%) Dell
11 7 (2.31%) CyberArk
11 7 (2.31%) Ivanti
11 7 (2.31%) Mitel
12 6 (1.98%) HP
12 6 (1.98%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.65%) CA
13 5 (1.65%) Sybase