Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Epsom with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Surrey > Epsom
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Epsom 56.41% 25.64% 34.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.62% 41.67% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Epsom median daily rate £130 £200 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +10.34% -21.20%
10th Percentile £106 £86 £133
90th Percentile £408 £369 £219
Surrey median daily rate £365 £375 £364
% change year-on-year -2.67% +3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 23
Epsom median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -60.00% -
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.81% -17.78% +35.71%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Epsom with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Epsom
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 47 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Epsom 60.26% 61.54% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 7
Epsom median daily rate £266 £200 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.13% -1.23% -11.96%
10th Percentile £106 £86 £137
90th Percentile £421 £369 £285
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Epsom median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -60.00% -
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +52.78% +5.88%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Epsom

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Epsom.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Epsom

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Epsom

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Epsom

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Epsom over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Epsom

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Epsom

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Epsom region with a requirement for Windows.

1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 32 (72.73%) Linux
2 32 (72.73%) Unix
2 32 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
3 31 (70.45%) Veritas
3 31 (70.45%) NetBackup
4 28 (63.64%) Finance
4 28 (63.64%) Symantec
5 25 (56.82%) Red Hat
5 25 (56.82%) SAN
5 25 (56.82%) NetApp
5 25 (56.82%) Solaris
5 25 (56.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (56.82%) NAS
5 25 (56.82%) Brocade
6 24 (54.55%) Load Balancing
6 24 (54.55%) Veritas File System
6 24 (54.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 24 (54.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 24 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
6 24 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 24 (54.55%) NFS
7 23 (52.27%) Legal
8 21 (47.73%) Migration
9 15 (34.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (34.09%) EMC
10 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
11 10 (22.73%) SQL
11 10 (22.73%) SSH
12 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Epsom by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) IIS
1 7 (15.91%) JBoss
1 7 (15.91%) WildFly
2 3 (6.82%) SAS
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) NAS
1 25 (56.82%) SAN
2 24 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (22.73%) SSH
4 7 (15.91%) LDAP
5 3 (6.82%) FTP
5 3 (6.82%) Intranet
6 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.27%) DHCP
7 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (63.64%) Finance
2 23 (52.27%) Legal
3 7 (15.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) NetApp Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Administrator
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Storage Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Solaris Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
6 4 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Middleware
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (15.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Linux
1 32 (72.73%) Unix
2 25 (56.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 25 (56.82%) Solaris
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Load Balancing
1 24 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 21 (47.73%) Migration
3 7 (15.91%) Capacity Management
4 4 (9.09%) Change Management
4 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) High Availability
5 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PMO
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
2 24 (54.55%) NFS
2 24 (54.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 24 (54.55%) Veritas File System
3 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (70.45%) NetBackup
2 15 (34.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.82%) SnapMirror
3 3 (6.82%) SnapVault
3 3 (6.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (4.55%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.55%) Ansible
4 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 31 (70.45%) Veritas
3 28 (63.64%) Symantec
4 25 (56.82%) Brocade
4 25 (56.82%) NetApp
4 25 (56.82%) Red Hat
5 15 (34.09%) EMC
6 8 (18.18%) Citrix
6 8 (18.18%) VMware
7 7 (15.91%) McAfee
8 3 (6.82%) Oracle
8 3 (6.82%) Sun
9 2 (4.55%) Bloomberg
9 2 (4.55%) Juniper
9 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.27%) Apple