Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 326 276 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.46% 11.63% 18.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.11% 41.19% 52.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 156 291
Surrey median daily rate £338 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +1.79% -
10th Percentile £116 £121 £150
90th Percentile £540 £500 £515
South East median daily rate £363 £362 £350
% change year-on-year +0.28% +3.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 50
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -13.24% +17.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.05 £40.00 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.41% +2.86%

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 692 670 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.21% 28.22% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 415 588
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +5.85% +7.07%
10th Percentile £150 £185 £198
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 79
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.29% -56.25% +158.06%
10th Percentile £11.70 £12.58 £11.81
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £21.33
% change year-on-year +11.23% -26.24% +32.16%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 0 43 £350 +44.33% 18
Sunbury-on-Thames +4 33 £455 +7.06% 2
Staines -7 33 £450 -18.18% 3
Leatherhead +6 28 £338 -4.26% 12
Epsom +1 23 £380 +237.78% 4
Woking +2 15 £425 +13.33% 9
Redhill +24 13 £325 -15.58% 4
Reigate -21 8 £300 -7.69% 8
Cobham +3 7 £335 -35.33% 1
Farnham -14 7 £338 +175.51% 6
Cranleigh - 6 £120 - 1
Weybridge -16 5 £373 +152.54% 6
Camberley -8 4 £555 +23.33% 2
Chertsey -5 3 £130 - 4
Tadworth -1 2 £243 - 1
Virginia Water - 1 £138 -
Godalming - 1 £135 - 4
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 133 (40.80%) Active Directory
2 114 (34.97%) Microsoft
3 89 (27.30%) Linux
4 83 (25.46%) Windows 10
5 75 (23.01%) VMware
6 72 (22.09%) Office 365
7 67 (20.55%) Finance
8 65 (19.94%) Windows 7
9 64 (19.63%) Windows Server
10 62 (19.02%) SCCM
11 56 (17.18%) Citrix
12 55 (16.87%) ITIL
13 49 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (14.72%) Unix
15 46 (14.11%) Microsoft Office
15 46 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 43 (13.19%) Java
17 42 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (12.58%) Microsoft Azure
18 41 (12.58%) SQL Server
19 39 (11.96%) JavaScript
19 39 (11.96%) SQL
20 38 (11.66%) Oracle
20 38 (11.66%) PowerShell
21 37 (11.35%) Firewall
22 35 (10.74%) LAN
22 35 (10.74%) DNS
22 35 (10.74%) Security Cleared
23 34 (10.43%) VMware ESXi
23 34 (10.43%) WAN

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 19 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.91%) IIS
3 13 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.45%) JBoss
6 7 (2.15%) WildFly
7 4 (1.23%) Confluence
7 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.23%) SAS
7 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.92%) Mule
9 2 (0.61%) Apache
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (14.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.92%) Simulink
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.84%) assyst
2 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 72 (22.09%) Office 365
2 41 (12.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.84%) IaaS
4 6 (1.84%) PaaS
5 5 (1.53%) Google Play
5 5 (1.53%) NuGet
6 4 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.23%) SaaS
7 3 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.92%) GitHub
7 3 (0.92%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.31%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.35%) Firewall
2 35 (10.74%) DNS
2 35 (10.74%) LAN
3 34 (10.43%) WAN
4 24 (7.36%) TCP/IP
5 20 (6.13%) SAN
6 19 (5.83%) DHCP
7 10 (3.07%) NAS
8 9 (2.76%) SSH
9 8 (2.45%) Internet
10 7 (2.15%) FTP
10 7 (2.15%) Multicast
10 7 (2.15%) VPN
11 6 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (1.84%) Intranet
11 6 (1.84%) NetScaler
11 6 (1.84%) Skype
11 6 (1.84%) VoIP
11 6 (1.84%) Wireless
12 5 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.29%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.68%) Big Data
5 8 (2.45%) CouchDB
5 8 (2.45%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.92%) HBase
7 3 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.61%) Power BI
8 2 (0.61%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.31%) DB2
9 1 (0.31%) MySQL
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (6.44%) Subversion
2 17 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.91%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.99%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.45%) Artifactory
5 8 (2.45%) JIRA
5 8 (2.45%) SoapUI
6 7 (2.15%) Maven
7 6 (1.84%) SonarQube
7 6 (1.84%) Trac
8 5 (1.53%) Gradle
8 5 (1.53%) RhodeCode
9 4 (1.23%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.92%) Cobertura
10 3 (0.92%) JBehave
10 3 (0.92%) JUnit
10 3 (0.92%) NUnit
11 2 (0.61%) Bower
11 2 (0.61%) Grunt
General
1 67 (20.55%) Finance
2 6 (1.84%) Banking
3 5 (1.53%) Back Office
4 4 (1.23%) Law
4 4 (1.23%) Legal
5 3 (0.92%) Advertising
5 3 (0.92%) Games
5 3 (0.92%) Publishing
5 3 (0.92%) Retail
5 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (20.55%) Analyst
2 44 (13.50%) Developer
3 33 (10.12%) Support Engineer
4 23 (7.06%) Desktop Support
4 23 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (6.75%) IT Support
6 21 (6.44%) Consultant
6 21 (6.44%) Support Analyst
6 21 (6.44%) Windows Engineer
7 20 (6.13%) Service Analyst
8 18 (5.52%) Architect
9 17 (5.21%) 1st Line Support
9 17 (5.21%) IT Engineer
10 16 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (4.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 16 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (3.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 13 (3.99%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.82%) HTML
2 31 (9.51%) .NET
3 18 (5.52%) AngularJS
4 17 (5.21%) XML
5 16 (4.91%) CSS
5 16 (4.91%) React
6 14 (4.29%) Web Services
7 11 (3.37%) Apache Camel
7 11 (3.37%) HTML5
8 10 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (3.07%) jQuery
8 10 (3.07%) Node.js
9 9 (2.76%) Ember.js
9 9 (2.76%) RESTful
9 9 (2.76%) Sass
10 8 (2.45%) LDAP
10 8 (2.45%) Middleware
11 7 (2.15%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.15%) Qt
11 7 (2.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.83%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.29%) Virtual Team
4 13 (3.99%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.37%) Clustering
7 8 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.45%) PKI
7 8 (2.45%) Smart Meter
8 7 (2.15%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.53%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.53%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.23%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.23%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.23%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 89 (27.30%) Linux
2 83 (25.46%) Windows 10
3 65 (19.94%) Windows 7
4 64 (19.63%) Windows Server
5 49 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (14.72%) Unix
7 33 (10.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (9.20%) Apple iOS
9 27 (8.28%) Android
9 27 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (7.36%) Solaris
11 16 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.45%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.15%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.53%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.23%) CentOS
15 4 (1.23%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (16.87%) ITIL
2 42 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (8.59%) Service Delivery
5 25 (7.67%) Migration
6 23 (7.06%) Test Automation
7 22 (6.75%) Change Management
8 21 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (5.83%) DevOps
10 18 (5.52%) High Availability
11 17 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (5.21%) Scrum
12 15 (4.60%) Service Management
13 13 (3.99%) Problem Management
13 13 (3.99%) Project Management
14 11 (3.37%) Integration Testing
14 11 (3.37%) Load Balancing
15 10 (3.07%) Capacity Management
15 10 (3.07%) Software Engineering
15 10 (3.07%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.19%) Java
2 39 (11.96%) JavaScript
2 39 (11.96%) SQL
3 38 (11.66%) PowerShell
4 27 (8.28%) C#
5 24 (7.36%) Python
6 21 (6.44%) Perl
7 20 (6.13%) Bash Shell
8 16 (4.91%) C++
9 9 (2.76%) Ruby
9 9 (2.76%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.45%) ES6
11 7 (2.15%) C
11 7 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.23%) AWK
12 4 (1.23%) sed
13 3 (0.92%) C++/CLI
13 3 (0.92%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.92%) VBA
14 2 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (10.74%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.06%) Degree
3 23 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.83%) MCSE
5 8 (2.45%) MCDST
6 7 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.53%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.53%) MCSA
9 4 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.23%) MCP
10 3 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.92%) CISSP
10 3 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.92%) MOS
10 3 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.52%) SLA
2 11 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.23%) GPG13
4 3 (0.92%) GDPR
4 3 (0.92%) QA
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (40.80%) Active Directory
2 46 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.43%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (7.36%) Hyper-V
5 22 (6.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 19 (5.83%) XenDesktop
7 18 (5.52%) Docker
8 13 (3.99%) XenApp
9 11 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (3.07%) vSphere
11 9 (2.76%) XenServer
12 6 (1.84%) Firmware
13 5 (1.53%) KVM
14 4 (1.23%) NFS
14 4 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (1.23%) Veritas File System
15 3 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.92%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
17 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 62 (19.02%) SCCM
2 20 (6.13%) WSUS
3 17 (5.21%) Ansible
4 14 (4.29%) NetBackup
5 10 (3.07%) Nagios
5 10 (3.07%) Puppet
6 9 (2.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (2.15%) Mesos
8 6 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.84%) SnapMirror
8 6 (1.84%) SnapVault
8 6 (1.84%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.53%) SCOM
10 4 (1.23%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.23%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.23%) Malwarebytes
11 3 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 114 (34.97%) Microsoft
2 75 (23.01%) VMware
3 56 (17.18%) Citrix
4 38 (11.66%) Oracle
5 19 (5.83%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.21%) Veritas
7 16 (4.91%) NetApp
8 15 (4.60%) Cisco
9 13 (3.99%) Apple
9 13 (3.99%) SAP
9 13 (3.99%) ServiceNow
10 12 (3.68%) Ivanti
10 12 (3.68%) McAfee
10 12 (3.68%) Wyse
11 8 (2.45%) Sun
11 8 (2.45%) Symantec
12 7 (2.15%) Cloudera
12 7 (2.15%) Polycom
12 7 (2.15%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.84%) Brocade