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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 7.69% 13.43% 17.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 90.00% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.60 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.42% +224.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
9 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 34.62% 14.93% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Median hourly rate £34.75 £40.60 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +224.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics

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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Campaign Management
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware