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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 22.22% 3.45% 23.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 6.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
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£228 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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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
9 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 33.33% 51.72% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 0
Average daily rate £230 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 14 (77.78%) SQL
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (33.33%) VB6
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (33.33%) VB
4 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) IIS
4 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) Solaris
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (33.33%) CRM
4 6 (33.33%) Documentum
4 6 (33.33%) Toad
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (27.78%) DTS
5 5 (27.78%) COM+

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (33.33%) IIS
1 6 (33.33%) Documentum
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (27.78%) DTS
5 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (33.33%) Toad
2 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) DBA
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Support
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) COM+
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) Solaris
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) VB6
3 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (33.33%) VB
3 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (27.78%) VBScript
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Informatica
3 3 (16.67%) Cognos
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) VMware