Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 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
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 21 7
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 18.94% 11.19% 9.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.10% 59.26% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Woking median daily rate £413 £363 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +70.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £134 £140 £117
90th Percentile £471 £449 £434
Surrey median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year -1.41% -5.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 22
Woking median hourly rate - £18.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.67% +167.86%
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -28.57% +23.53%

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 Woking with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Woking
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 39 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 29.55% 18.88% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 9
Woking median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +75.32%
10th Percentile £170 £239 £184
90th Percentile £411 £438 £458
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Woking median hourly rate - £18.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.26% +29.17%
Surrey median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -7.14% +21.74%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Woking.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 21 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 Woking region with a requirement for Windows.

1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 20 (80.00%) Office 365
2 19 (76.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (72.00%) DHCP
3 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (72.00%) DNS
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (72.00%) MCP
3 18 (72.00%) MCSE
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
4 17 (68.00%) LAN
4 17 (68.00%) WAN
4 17 (68.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (68.00%) MCDST
5 15 (60.00%) SCCM
6 12 (48.00%) Citrix
7 10 (40.00%) ITIL
8 8 (32.00%) XenApp
9 3 (12.00%) SCOM
9 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
10 2 (8.00%) Runbook
10 2 (8.00%) DevOps
10 2 (8.00%) MuleSoft
10 2 (8.00%) Linux
10 2 (8.00%) SAN
10 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (8.00%) Shell Script

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 17 (68.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (80.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) DHCP
1 18 (72.00%) DNS
1 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (68.00%) LAN
2 17 (68.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) DevOps
2 2 (8.00%) Release Management
2 2 (8.00%) Runbook
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.00%) High Availability
3 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) MCP
1 18 (72.00%) MCSE
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (68.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) iptables
3 1 (4.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Cacti
3 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) Brocade
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Sun