The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Epsom region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 22.58% 33.33% 30.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 85.71% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £190 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.31% -3.33%
Windows
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Epsom region.

Operating Systems Category
Epsom
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 25.81% 38.89% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate £190 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Epsom region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Epsom region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) AS400
6 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
6 4 (21.05%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) SWT
6 4 (21.05%) Image Processing
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) Computer Security
7 3 (15.79%) SecurID
7 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
7 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
7 3 (15.79%) vSphere
7 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) LAN
7 3 (15.79%) SSL
7 3 (15.79%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) IPsec
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) SSL
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) SWT
2 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) JAXB
2 2 (10.53%) JAX-WS
2 2 (10.53%) JNI
2 2 (10.53%) POSIX
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) Struts
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) AS400
2 3 (15.79%) SecurID
3 2 (10.53%) EMC VNX
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (10.53%) iSeries
3 2 (10.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) OS/400
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (21.05%) Image Processing
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Security
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.53%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C++
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) NCDA
2 1 (5.26%) NCIE
2 1 (5.26%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Intel
5 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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