Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 312 373 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.31% 18.48% 18.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.21% 63.98% 56.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 223 287
Surrey median daily rate £350 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% -4.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £120 £134 £163
90th Percentile £549 £488 £488
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 52 66
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £15.13 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -28.82% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.35 £10.88
90th Percentile £48.66 £42.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +12.90%

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 634 583 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.99% 28.89% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 335 512
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £146 £146 £201
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 70 66
Surrey median hourly rate £18.75 £19.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.06% -5.95% +23.53%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.48 £10.88
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.05 £48.13
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +25.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Guildford -2 45 £174 -46.54% 24
Staines -5 29 £450 -5.26% 5
Epsom +2 28 £130 +23.81% 6
Woking +15 25 £413 +10.00% 9
Redhill +6 21 £300 -14.89% 9
Leatherhead +2 16 £413 +184.48% 9
Camberley -2 13 £324 -24.93% 3
Weybridge +9 12 £113 -8.16% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames -20 12 £463 +400.00% 3
Reigate -37 8 £375 +47.06% 6
Tadworth -1 2 £243 -
Cobham -3 2 £513 +44.88% 1
Godalming - 2 - - 1
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
Farnham -4 1 £140 +33.33% 3
Cranleigh - 1 £350 - 1
Horley - 1 - -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 120 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 115 (36.86%) Active Directory
3 94 (30.13%) Linux
4 82 (26.28%) Windows 7
5 75 (24.04%) Windows Server
6 73 (23.40%) Office 365
7 69 (22.12%) Citrix
8 64 (20.51%) VMware
9 62 (19.87%) Unix
10 61 (19.55%) Microsoft Office
11 51 (16.35%) SCCM
12 50 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (15.06%) SQL
13 47 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (14.74%) Windows 10
15 45 (14.42%) LAN
16 43 (13.78%) WAN
17 42 (13.46%) Finance
18 38 (12.18%) Migration
19 36 (11.54%) Java
19 36 (11.54%) ITIL
20 35 (11.22%) SQL Server
20 35 (11.22%) TCP/IP
21 34 (10.90%) Solaris
21 34 (10.90%) MS Exchange
21 34 (10.90%) DNS
22 32 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
22 32 (10.26%) SAN
22 32 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
23 30 (9.62%) 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 34 (10.90%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.56%) IIS
4 8 (2.56%) SAS
4 8 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.24%) JBoss
5 7 (2.24%) WildFly
6 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.60%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.32%) Apache
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (19.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.32%) assyst
3 1 (0.32%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 73 (23.40%) Office 365
2 25 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.92%) IaaS
5 6 (1.92%) PaaS
6 5 (1.60%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.28%) SaaS
8 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.64%) npm
8 2 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.32%) G Suite
9 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.42%) LAN
2 43 (13.78%) WAN
3 35 (11.22%) TCP/IP
4 34 (10.90%) DNS
5 32 (10.26%) SAN
6 23 (7.37%) DHCP
7 22 (7.05%) Firewall
8 19 (6.09%) NAS
9 17 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (4.17%) SSH
11 11 (3.53%) Internet
12 10 (3.21%) Skype
13 9 (2.88%) LDAP
13 9 (2.88%) VoIP
14 8 (2.56%) Intranet
14 8 (2.56%) VPN
15 7 (2.24%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (1.60%) IPsec
16 5 (1.60%) Multicast
16 5 (1.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.56%) MySQL
2 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (0.96%) DB2
4 3 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.85%) Subversion
2 11 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.21%) Bitbucket
3 10 (3.21%) SonarQube
4 8 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.24%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.24%) Maven
5 7 (2.24%) Mocha
5 7 (2.24%) Selenium
6 6 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.60%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.28%) JIRA
9 3 (0.96%) Moq
9 3 (0.96%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.96%) NUnit
9 3 (0.96%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.64%) webpack
11 1 (0.32%) Babel
General
1 42 (13.46%) Finance
2 16 (5.13%) Legal
3 9 (2.88%) Banking
4 8 (2.56%) Retail
5 7 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.64%) Electronics
7 2 (0.64%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (16.35%) Support Engineer
2 45 (14.42%) Analyst
3 30 (9.62%) Desktop Support
4 27 (8.65%) Architect
4 27 (8.65%) Developer
5 25 (8.01%) Administrator
6 23 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (7.37%) Desktop Engineer
7 20 (6.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 20 (6.41%) IT Support
8 19 (6.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 18 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
9 18 (5.77%) Support Analyst
10 17 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (4.81%) IT Engineer
12 15 (4.81%) Service Analyst
12 15 (4.81%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.73%) Web Services
2 20 (6.41%) .NET
3 14 (4.49%) Middleware
4 9 (2.88%) AngularJS
4 9 (2.88%) CSS
4 9 (2.88%) HTML
5 8 (2.56%) Apache Camel
5 8 (2.56%) Node.js
6 7 (2.24%) Chai
6 7 (2.24%) Hibernate
6 7 (2.24%) JAXB
6 7 (2.24%) JAX-WS
6 7 (2.24%) OpenLayers
6 7 (2.24%) REST
6 7 (2.24%) SOAP
7 5 (1.60%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.28%) JTAPI
8 4 (1.28%) LINQ
8 4 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.41%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.53%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.24%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.24%) User Experience
5 6 (1.92%) Clustering
6 5 (1.60%) NHS
7 4 (1.28%) iPad
7 4 (1.28%) iSeries
7 4 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.28%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.96%) PKI
8 3 (0.96%) Raspberry Pi
8 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.96%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 94 (30.13%) Linux
2 82 (26.28%) Windows 7
3 75 (24.04%) Windows Server
4 62 (19.87%) Unix
5 50 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (14.74%) Windows 10
8 34 (10.90%) Solaris
9 28 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (5.13%) Windows 8
12 11 (3.53%) Windows XP
13 8 (2.56%) Android
14 7 (2.24%) Apple iOS
14 7 (2.24%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.28%) Debian
15 4 (1.28%) Fedora
16 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (12.18%) Migration
2 36 (11.54%) ITIL
3 25 (8.01%) Load Balancing
4 24 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (6.73%) DevOps
6 17 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (5.13%) Configuration Management
8 15 (4.81%) Prototyping
9 14 (4.49%) Change Management
9 14 (4.49%) Test Automation
10 13 (4.17%) OO
10 13 (4.17%) Scrum
10 13 (4.17%) Service Delivery
11 11 (3.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (3.21%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (2.88%) High Availability
14 8 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (2.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.06%) SQL
2 36 (11.54%) Java
3 23 (7.37%) PowerShell
4 13 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.53%) C#
6 10 (3.21%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.88%) Python
8 8 (2.56%) C++
9 6 (1.92%) Perl
9 6 (1.92%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) C
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.01%) MCSE
3 21 (6.73%) MCP
4 17 (5.45%) MCDST
5 14 (4.49%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.21%) MCSA
8 9 (2.88%) Degree
9 4 (1.28%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.64%) CCNA
11 2 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.64%) MOS
12 1 (0.32%) CCIE
12 1 (0.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.53%) SLA
2 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.28%) PA-DSS
3 4 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.96%) QA
5 2 (0.64%) GDPR
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 115 (36.86%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
3 30 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.45%) NFS
5 16 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 16 (5.13%) Veritas File System
6 14 (4.49%) XenApp
7 10 (3.21%) vSphere
8 6 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.32%) Samba
12 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.32%) Xen
12 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (16.35%) SCCM
2 24 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 8 (2.56%) AirWatch
4 7 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.28%) DameWare
5 4 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.28%) Puppet
5 4 (1.28%) SCOM
5 4 (1.28%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.96%) SnapMirror
6 3 (0.96%) SnapVault
6 3 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.64%) Ansible
7 2 (0.64%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 120 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 69 (22.12%) Citrix
3 64 (20.51%) VMware
4 29 (9.29%) Red Hat
5 26 (8.33%) Oracle
6 25 (8.01%) NetApp
7 24 (7.69%) Cisco
8 22 (7.05%) Veritas
9 19 (6.09%) Brocade
9 19 (6.09%) Symantec
10 15 (4.81%) HP
11 12 (3.85%) Apple
12 11 (3.53%) EMC
13 6 (1.92%) McAfee
14 5 (1.60%) Workday
15 4 (1.28%) IBM
15 4 (1.28%) Remedy
15 4 (1.28%) Sun
16 3 (0.96%) Bloomberg
16 3 (0.96%) Juniper