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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 135 258 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.29% 19.59% 13.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.03% 51.91% 62.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 139 91
Median daily rate £364 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.92% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £320
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 31
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.10 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.38% +11.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.26 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.59 £43.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.72% +3.56%  

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 329 497 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 27.51% 37.74% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 314 152
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £187 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 46 36
Median hourly rate £14.75 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.12% +153.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.06 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Guildford -5 21 £401 +6.80% 11
Staines -5 17 £575 +21.05% 5
Woking 0 15 £375 -18.91% 9
Weybridge +2 12 £105 -65.00% 1
Egham 0 7 £425 +41.66% 2
Leatherhead +16 6 £400 +6.66% 7
Farnham 0 5 £123 - 1
Redhill -27 5 £385 +13.23% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £425 -
Chertsey 0 3 - - 1
Epsom -5 3 £105 -44.73% 2
Dorking -2 2 - - 1
Camberley -4 2 £499 +97.52% 1
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 124 (38.15%) Active Directory
2 96 (29.54%) Linux
3 93 (28.62%) Microsoft
4 80 (24.62%) Windows 7
5 74 (22.77%) VMware
6 71 (21.85%) MS Office
7 69 (21.23%) Windows Server
8 56 (17.23%) SQL
9 51 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (13.54%) Citrix
11 43 (13.23%) Migration
11 43 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (12.92%) Windows 10
12 42 (12.92%) Office 365
13 41 (12.62%) ITIL
14 40 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (12.00%) Unix
16 38 (11.69%) TCP/IP
16 38 (11.69%) PowerShell
17 36 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (11.08%) Finance
18 34 (10.46%) Firewall
18 34 (10.46%) Java
18 34 (10.46%) JavaScript
19 33 (10.15%) MS Excel
20 32 (9.85%) MS Exchange
21 31 (9.54%) HP
22 30 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
22 30 (9.23%) Data Centre
23 29 (8.92%) Ruby

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 32 (9.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.00%) IIS
2 13 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.38%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.46%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.85%) Apache
7 6 (1.85%) Drupal
8 5 (1.54%) CMS
8 5 (1.54%) WordPress
9 4 (1.23%) Confluence
9 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.23%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.92%) Mule
10 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (21.85%) MS Office
2 33 (10.15%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.23%) MS Project
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Infor M3
2 4 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) Postilion
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.92%) Office 365
2 30 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.85%) OneDrive
5 5 (1.54%) IaaS
5 5 (1.54%) PaaS
6 3 (0.92%) SaaS
7 2 (0.62%) G Suite
7 2 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.69%) TCP/IP
2 34 (10.46%) Firewall
3 25 (7.69%) VPN
4 20 (6.15%) DNS
4 20 (6.15%) LAN
5 19 (5.85%) Internet
6 17 (5.23%) WAN
7 15 (4.62%) DHCP
8 14 (4.31%) SAN
9 12 (3.69%) Skype
10 8 (2.46%) SSL
11 7 (2.15%) Wireless
12 6 (1.85%) Intranet
12 6 (1.85%) IPsec
12 6 (1.85%) VoIP
13 5 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (1.54%) HTTP
13 5 (1.54%) HTTPS
13 5 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (1.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.46%) MongoDB
3 18 (5.54%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.46%) DB2
4 8 (2.46%) MySQL
5 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.31%) Redis
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.38%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.85%) JIRA
4 6 (1.85%) MSBuild
4 6 (1.85%) Subversion
5 4 (1.23%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.92%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.92%) Maven
7 2 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.62%) Grunt
7 2 (0.62%) NUnit
7 2 (0.62%) Selenium
8 1 (0.31%) FxCop
8 1 (0.31%) JSHint
8 1 (0.31%) Moq
8 1 (0.31%) NDepend
8 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.31%) StyleCop
General
1 36 (11.08%) Finance
2 17 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.46%) Law
3 8 (2.46%) Legal
3 8 (2.46%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.85%) Back Office
5 5 (1.54%) Advertising
6 4 (1.23%) Banking
6 4 (1.23%) Electronics
6 4 (1.23%) Marketing
7 3 (0.92%) Korean Language
7 3 (0.92%) Military
7 3 (0.92%) Retail
8 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.62%) Local Government
8 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 41 (12.62%) Analyst
3 39 (12.00%) Developer
4 27 (8.31%) Desktop Support
5 26 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (5.85%) 1st Line Support
6 19 (5.85%) Desktop Engineer
6 19 (5.85%) Service Analyst
7 18 (5.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 18 (5.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (5.54%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (5.23%) Node.js Developer
9 15 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (4.62%) Consultant
9 15 (4.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 15 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (4.62%) IT Engineer
9 15 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
10 14 (4.31%) 1st Line Engineer
10 14 (4.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.77%) JSON
1 22 (6.77%) REST
2 20 (6.15%) .NET
3 19 (5.85%) Node.js
4 17 (5.23%) Express
5 14 (4.31%) XML
6 11 (3.38%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.08%) HTML
8 8 (2.46%) SOAP
9 7 (2.15%) CSS
9 7 (2.15%) YAML
10 6 (1.85%) WCF
11 5 (1.54%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.54%) jQuery
12 4 (1.23%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.23%) Spring
13 3 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.77%) User Experience
3 18 (5.54%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.00%) iSeries
5 10 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.08%) Smartphone
6 9 (2.77%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.46%) iPad
7 8 (2.46%) iPhone
8 7 (2.15%) AS400
8 7 (2.15%) Fat Client
8 7 (2.15%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.85%) Replication
9 6 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.54%) PKI
11 3 (0.92%) Clustering
11 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 96 (29.54%) Linux
2 80 (24.62%) Windows 7
3 69 (21.23%) Windows Server
4 51 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (12.92%) Windows 10
6 40 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (12.00%) Unix
8 19 (5.85%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (3.69%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.15%) Solaris
11 6 (1.85%) Android
11 6 (1.85%) CentOS
12 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.92%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.62%) MVS
15 2 (0.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.23%) Migration
2 41 (12.62%) ITIL
3 36 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (8.92%) Service Management
5 27 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (7.38%) Incident Management
7 23 (7.08%) MVC
8 21 (6.46%) DevOps
9 18 (5.54%) OO
10 17 (5.23%) OOD
10 17 (5.23%) Open Source
10 17 (5.23%) Pair Programming
11 14 (4.31%) Project Management
12 12 (3.69%) Service Delivery
13 9 (2.77%) Data Migration
13 9 (2.77%) SDLC
13 9 (2.77%) Software Deployment
14 8 (2.46%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (2.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (2.15%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (17.23%) SQL
2 38 (11.69%) PowerShell
3 34 (10.46%) Java
3 34 (10.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (8.92%) Ruby
5 28 (8.62%) Python
6 22 (6.77%) C#
7 16 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.77%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.46%) Perl
10 6 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.54%) PHP
12 4 (1.23%) C
12 4 (1.23%) C++
13 2 (0.62%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.62%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.62%) VB
13 2 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.46%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.62%) MCSE
5 12 (3.69%) Degree
6 9 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.54%) CCNA
7 5 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.54%) MCSA
8 4 (1.23%) CCA
8 4 (1.23%) CCIE
8 4 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.92%) MCITP
9 3 (0.92%) MCP
10 1 (0.31%) CEH
10 1 (0.31%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.31%) MCDST
10 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.31%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.77%) SLA
2 8 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.54%) QA
4 3 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (38.15%) Active Directory
2 43 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (4.31%) vSphere
4 13 (4.00%) XenApp
5 10 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.54%) BitLocker
8 5 (1.54%) Docker
8 5 (1.54%) vCloud
9 4 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.92%) XenServer
11 2 (0.62%) NFS
11 2 (0.62%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.31%) NDS
12 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (8.00%) SCCM
2 24 (7.38%) Puppet
3 17 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.00%) Ansible
5 9 (2.77%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.15%) Nagios
7 5 (1.54%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.23%) Kibana
8 4 (1.23%) logstash
8 4 (1.23%) Rsyslog
8 4 (1.23%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.92%) OpenView
10 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.62%) Control-M
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.62%) SCOM
10 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.31%) EdgeSight
11 1 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 93 (28.62%) Microsoft
2 74 (22.77%) VMware
3 44 (13.54%) Citrix
4 31 (9.54%) HP
5 19 (5.85%) Cisco
5 19 (5.85%) ServiceNow
6 13 (4.00%) Oracle
7 12 (3.69%) Apple
8 10 (3.08%) Dell
8 10 (3.08%) IBM
9 9 (2.77%) NetApp
10 8 (2.46%) Lotus
10 8 (2.46%) Wyse
11 7 (2.15%) Hitachi
11 7 (2.15%) LANDesk
12 6 (1.85%) AppDynamics
12 6 (1.85%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.54%) Altiris
13 5 (1.54%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.54%) SAP
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