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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 42.31% 47.62% 38.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.67% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.45
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
Windows
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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
12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 46.15% 47.62% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Epsom

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Epsom region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 8 (32.00%) SAN
6 8 (32.00%) SSL
6 8 (32.00%) Symantec
6 8 (32.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) Sun
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) IIS
8 6 (24.00%) UNIX
8 6 (24.00%) Solaris
8 6 (24.00%) Client/Server
8 6 (24.00%) Migration
8 6 (24.00%) NetBackup
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (24.00%) NAS
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
9 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.00%) LANDesk
9 5 (20.00%) Network Security
9 5 (20.00%) Time Management
9 5 (20.00%) Banking

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
1 8 (32.00%) SSL
2 6 (24.00%) NAS
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.00%) SSH
3 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) FTP
4 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 3 (12.00%) IPsec
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) DMZ
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Legal
4 2 (8.00%) Automotive
4 2 (8.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (12.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 6 (24.00%) Solaris
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
1 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (20.00%) Time Management
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITSM
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Security
4 2 (8.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (8.00%) Server Building
5 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (24.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (16.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Symantec
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Sun
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.00%) LANDesk
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) Intel
7 2 (8.00%) VMware
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
7 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) Remedy
8 1 (4.00%) Informatica
8 1 (4.00%) Veritas
8 1 (4.00%) SAP
8 1 (4.00%) Cognos