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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 29.63% 40.00% 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £258 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% -33.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.14%
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
9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 33.33% 50.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £350 £215 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -44.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £193 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 29 December 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 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Sun
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Symantec
4 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) NAS
4 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (23.08%) SSH
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) FTP
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) DTS
6 2 (15.38%) CRM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Documentum
2 2 (15.38%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) NAS
3 3 (23.08%) SSH
3 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) DTS
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Support
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Server Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Server Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) COM+
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Solaris
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
2 2 (15.38%) VB6
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas File System
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Sun
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
3 2 (15.38%) Intel
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Google
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