The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Epsom region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 45.00% 36.36% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Epsom
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 45.00% 36.36% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £400 £350 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +60.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Surrey

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 18 April 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (50.00%) Toad
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (33.33%) Marketing
5 4 (33.33%) WCF
5 4 (33.33%) WPF
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) OO

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DBA
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) WCF
1 4 (33.33%) WPF
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
1 6 (50.00%) Solaris
1 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) OOP
2 4 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Cognos
3 3 (25.00%) Informatica
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR