The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 April 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
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 6.98% 29.82% 20.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 53.13% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Median daily rate £369 £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £348 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £562 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.26 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.67% +1.70%  

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 Woking with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 30 32 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 34.88% 56.14% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 6
Median daily rate £375 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +70.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £385 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Woking.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Woking

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Woking over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Woking

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Woking.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Woking

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Woking region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
3 6 (28.57%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) QA
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (19.05%) Puppet
5 4 (19.05%) XenApp
5 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
5 4 (19.05%) XenMobile
5 4 (19.05%) Ansible
5 4 (19.05%) JSON
5 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 4 (19.05%) YAML
5 4 (19.05%) Drupal
5 4 (19.05%) WordPress
5 4 (19.05%) CMS
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 4 (19.05%) CMS
1 4 (19.05%) Drupal
1 4 (19.05%) WordPress
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Migration Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) JSON
1 4 (19.05%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Unix
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCA
1 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
1 4 (19.05%) XenMobile
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Citrix
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
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