The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Essex / Basildon
Rank 10 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 11.11% 13.64% 27.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 42.86% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £149 £120 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.95% -68.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
16 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 35.56% 31.82% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £163 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basildon region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Novell
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (45.45%) Office 365
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WLAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) DB2
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) PVCS
6 1 (9.09%) MCSA
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) WLAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) PVCS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Migration Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Campaign Management
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (9.09%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Novell
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Sun