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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 14.29% 15.91% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 63.64% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £40.60 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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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 Basildon region.

Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 19.64% 25.00% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £40.60 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.96% -11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 8 (61.54%) Solaris
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) Ajax
3 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
4 6 (46.15%) Ant
4 6 (46.15%) OO
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) XHTML
5 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
5 5 (38.46%) IBM
5 5 (38.46%) J2EE
5 5 (38.46%) SOAP
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Content Management
5 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 4 (30.77%) JAX-WS
6 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
6 4 (30.77%) JAX-RS
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) B2C
6 4 (30.77%) SOA
6 4 (30.77%) TopLink

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) GlassFish
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Ant
2 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
3 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 3 (23.08%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) AccuRev
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) Hudson
5 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (7.69%) JMeter
5 1 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) XHTML
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) JAX-WS
5 4 (30.77%) JAX-RS
5 4 (30.77%) EclipseLink
5 4 (30.77%) TopLink
6 3 (23.08%) JSP
7 2 (15.38%) Struts
7 2 (15.38%) Java SE
7 2 (15.38%) JSR 170
7 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
7 2 (15.38%) OSGi
7 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 8 (61.54%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Content Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) B2C
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 2 (15.38%) RUP
6 1 (7.69%) RAD
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) MCDST
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Panasonic
2 3 (23.08%) McAfee
2 3 (23.08%) Sophos
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.69%) Rapid7
4 1 (7.69%) FatWire
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (7.69%) Tripwire
4 1 (7.69%) Omniture
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Qualys