The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 7.69% 24.32% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 90.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £293 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Windows
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 23.08% 27.03% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £455 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% +10.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Basildon region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) B2C

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) LESS
1 1 (14.29%) Sass
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Campaign Management
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) RAD
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) FatWire
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Omniture