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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 1
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Epsom 40.43% 20.00% 51.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.36% 35.71% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £113 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -77.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £380 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.61% +2.53%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Epsom
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22 14 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Epsom 46.81% 56.00% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £325 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £350 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Epsom

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Epsom citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) NetBackup
4 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) Unix
4 11 (50.00%) Veritas
4 11 (50.00%) Symantec
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (36.36%) Legal
6 7 (31.82%) McAfee
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) Capacity Management
7 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (27.27%) WildFly
7 6 (27.27%) Banking
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 6 (27.27%) JBoss
7 6 (27.27%) LDAP
7 6 (27.27%) Client/Server
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) IIS
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) SAN

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 6 (27.27%) IIS
1 6 (27.27%) JBoss
1 6 (27.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LDAP
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
1 6 (27.27%) SSH
2 5 (22.73%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (22.73%) NAS
3 4 (18.18%) Intranet
4 3 (13.64%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Legal
3 6 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Service Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) NetApp Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Database Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Office Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.09%) AS400
3 2 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
1 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Capacity Management
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Server Building
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) NFS
4 5 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (22.73%) Veritas File System
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) NetBackup
2 5 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Symantec
2 11 (50.00%) Veritas
3 7 (31.82%) McAfee
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Brocade
5 5 (22.73%) EMC
5 5 (22.73%) NetApp
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) HP
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