Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 307 307 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 9.30% 11.65% 17.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.12% 43.92% 55.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 157 293
Surrey median daily rate £360 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -12.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £120 £115 £150
90th Percentile £560 £511 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £358 £360
% change year-on-year +4.90% -0.69% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 34
Surrey median hourly rate £15.86 £16.03 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.03% -5.74% -43.33%
10th Percentile £11.14 £12.61 £10.74
90th Percentile £45.20 £30.63 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.92% -8.48%

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 638 699 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.33% 26.52% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 435 513
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £183 £185 £175
90th Percentile £575 £535 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 56 53
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £23.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -41.88% +122.22%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.88 £11.45
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £47.20
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% - -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -10 44 £346 +81.05% 21
Epsom +1 31 £380 +237.78% 5
Staines -6 25 £400 -23.81% 2
Redhill +20 24 £325 -15.58% 5
Woking +6 18 £419 -6.94% 9
Leatherhead +4 18 £338 -4.26% 5
Reigate -10 16 £425 +19.30% 8
Sunbury-on-Thames -13 8 £455 +7.06% 2
Weybridge -14 8 £373 +238.64% 6
Cobham -1 7 £335 +3.08%
Farnham -8 7 £338 +141.07% 3
Camberley -14 4 £555 +23.33% 2
Chertsey +4 3 £130 - 7
Tadworth 0 2 - - 1
Dorking - 1 £700 - 3
Egham - 1 - - 3
Godalming - 1 £135 - 2
Oxted - 1 £275 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 136 (44.30%) Active Directory
2 120 (39.09%) Microsoft
3 82 (26.71%) Finance
4 81 (26.38%) Linux
5 73 (23.78%) Office 365
5 73 (23.78%) Windows 10
6 69 (22.48%) VMware
7 67 (21.82%) Windows Server
8 59 (19.22%) Citrix
9 57 (18.57%) Windows 7
10 52 (16.94%) SCCM
10 52 (16.94%) ITIL
11 46 (14.98%) SQL Server
12 44 (14.33%) Unix
12 44 (14.33%) Microsoft Office
13 41 (13.36%) JavaScript
13 41 (13.36%) PowerShell
14 40 (13.03%) SQL
15 38 (12.38%) LAN
16 37 (12.05%) WAN
16 37 (12.05%) Java
16 37 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
17 36 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (10.75%) Oracle
19 32 (10.42%) HTML
20 31 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
21 30 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
22 28 (9.12%) C#
23 27 (8.79%) .NET

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 22 (7.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.23%) IIS
5 10 (3.26%) JBoss
5 10 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.61%) WildFly
7 6 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.30%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.65%) Apache
11 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.33%) Confluence
12 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (14.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) assyst
2 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 73 (23.78%) Office 365
2 37 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.98%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.65%) Google Play
6 2 (0.65%) NuGet
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.33%) GitHub
7 1 (0.33%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.38%) LAN
2 37 (12.05%) WAN
3 27 (8.79%) DNS
4 20 (6.51%) TCP/IP
5 15 (4.89%) SAN
6 14 (4.56%) DHCP
6 14 (4.56%) Firewall
6 14 (4.56%) Internet
7 13 (4.23%) VPN
8 11 (3.58%) Skype
9 10 (3.26%) SSH
9 10 (3.26%) VoIP
10 7 (2.28%) NetScaler
10 7 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (2.28%) WebEx
11 6 (1.95%) Network Security
11 6 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.63%) FTP
12 5 (1.63%) HTTP
12 5 (1.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.56%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.26%) Big Data
5 9 (2.93%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.28%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.95%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.98%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.98%) MySQL
10 2 (0.65%) DB2
10 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.33%) HBase
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.33%) Spark SQL
11 1 (0.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (5.54%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.56%) Subversion
2 14 (4.56%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.93%) Maven
5 7 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.63%) NUnit
6 5 (1.63%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.65%) Bower
7 2 (0.65%) FxCop
7 2 (0.65%) Grunt
7 2 (0.65%) JIRA
7 2 (0.65%) Moq
7 2 (0.65%) MSI
7 2 (0.65%) NDepend
7 2 (0.65%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.65%) Selenium
7 2 (0.65%) StyleCop
7 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.65%) Trac
General
1 82 (26.71%) Finance
2 14 (4.56%) Banking
3 6 (1.95%) Publishing
4 5 (1.63%) Back Office
4 5 (1.63%) Law
5 4 (1.30%) Advertising
6 3 (0.98%) Games
6 3 (0.98%) Retail
6 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (19.22%) Analyst
2 41 (13.36%) Developer
3 33 (10.75%) Support Engineer
4 24 (7.82%) Desktop Support
5 23 (7.49%) Windows Engineer
6 22 (7.17%) Administrator
6 22 (7.17%) Consultant
7 21 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (6.84%) Service Analyst
8 20 (6.51%) IT Support
9 17 (5.54%) Service Desk Analyst
10 15 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (4.89%) Architect
10 15 (4.89%) IT Engineer
11 14 (4.56%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.91%) .NET Developer
12 12 (3.91%) IT Analyst
12 12 (3.91%) Project Manager
13 11 (3.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (3.58%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.42%) HTML
2 27 (8.79%) .NET
3 17 (5.54%) jQuery
4 15 (4.89%) AngularJS
4 15 (4.89%) LDAP
4 15 (4.89%) Web Services
4 15 (4.89%) XML
5 13 (4.23%) Apache Camel
6 12 (3.91%) React
7 11 (3.58%) CSS
7 11 (3.58%) Middleware
8 10 (3.26%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.93%) Kafka
10 8 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (2.61%) HTML5
10 8 (2.61%) Spring
11 7 (2.28%) Qt
11 7 (2.28%) XSLT
12 6 (1.95%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.95%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.51%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.58%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (2.93%) AS400
6 9 (2.93%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.93%) iSeries
7 8 (2.61%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.63%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.63%) PKI
9 5 (1.63%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.63%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.30%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.30%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.30%) Replication
11 3 (0.98%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 81 (26.38%) Linux
2 73 (23.78%) Windows 10
3 67 (21.82%) Windows Server
4 57 (18.57%) Windows 7
5 44 (14.33%) Unix
6 31 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (6.19%) Apple iOS
8 19 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (4.89%) Android
10 14 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.26%) Solaris
12 8 (2.61%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.63%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.30%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.65%) CentOS
16 2 (0.65%) SUSE
16 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.94%) ITIL
2 36 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (7.49%) Migration
5 21 (6.84%) Change Management
6 17 (5.54%) Service Delivery
7 16 (5.21%) Scrum
8 14 (4.56%) Test Automation
9 13 (4.23%) Identity Management
9 13 (4.23%) Service Management
10 12 (3.91%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.58%) MVC
11 11 (3.58%) Project Management
11 11 (3.58%) Software Engineering
12 10 (3.26%) Capacity Management
12 10 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.26%) Information Security
12 10 (3.26%) Problem Management
13 9 (2.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.36%) JavaScript
1 41 (13.36%) PowerShell
2 40 (13.03%) SQL
3 37 (12.05%) Java
4 28 (9.12%) C#
5 22 (7.17%) C++
6 20 (6.51%) Python
7 18 (5.86%) Perl
8 16 (5.21%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.56%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.61%) C
10 8 (2.61%) Ruby
11 6 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.98%) C++/CLI
12 3 (0.98%) ES6
12 3 (0.98%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.98%) VBScript
13 2 (0.65%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (8.79%) Degree
2 25 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.54%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.91%) MCSE
6 9 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.95%) DBS Check
7 6 (1.95%) MCDST
8 5 (1.63%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.63%) CCNA
8 5 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.63%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.63%) MCSA
8 5 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.65%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.51%) SLA
2 5 (1.63%) GDPR
2 5 (1.63%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.30%) GPG13
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) NIST 800
System Software
1 136 (44.30%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.17%) XenDesktop
4 16 (5.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 16 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (4.56%) XenApp
6 13 (4.23%) Docker
7 10 (3.26%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.95%) XenServer
9 5 (1.63%) Firmware
9 5 (1.63%) vSphere
10 4 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.65%) NFS
12 2 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.65%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.33%) HDFS
13 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 52 (16.94%) SCCM
2 13 (4.23%) NetBackup
3 11 (3.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (3.58%) Nagios
3 11 (3.58%) WSUS
4 10 (3.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 9 (2.93%) Ansible
6 7 (2.28%) Mesos
7 5 (1.63%) SCOM
7 5 (1.63%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.30%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.65%) MaaS360
10 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 120 (39.09%) Microsoft
2 69 (22.48%) VMware
3 59 (19.22%) Citrix
4 33 (10.75%) Oracle
5 16 (5.21%) Cisco
5 16 (5.21%) Veritas
6 15 (4.89%) McAfee
7 12 (3.91%) NetApp
7 12 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.26%) SAP
9 9 (2.93%) Symantec
10 8 (2.61%) Ivanti
10 8 (2.61%) Nimble Storage
11 7 (2.28%) Apple
11 7 (2.28%) Bomgar
11 7 (2.28%) Cloudera
11 7 (2.28%) CyberArk
11 7 (2.28%) HP
11 7 (2.28%) IBM
12 6 (1.95%) Dell