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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Essex / Basildon
Rank 19 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 5.45% 5.71% 20.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 20.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £256 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 - £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
17 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 30.91% 28.57% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £258 £455 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.40% +5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £469 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 January 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 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Novell
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WLAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
7 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) PVCS

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PVCS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Database Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Migration Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (11.11%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Novell
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Sun