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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 12.31% 18.57% 4.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 65.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.60 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.80% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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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
9 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 13.85% 28.57% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £40.60 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -2.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 11 (64.71%) XML
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) UNIX
3 10 (58.82%) Solaris
3 10 (58.82%) Ajax
4 9 (52.94%) WebSphere
4 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
5 8 (47.06%) HTML5
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Content Management
5 8 (47.06%) XHTML
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
5 8 (47.06%) J2EE
5 8 (47.06%) Ant
6 7 (41.18%) OO
6 7 (41.18%) B2C
6 7 (41.18%) IBM
7 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
7 6 (35.29%) SOAP
8 5 (29.41%) JSP
8 5 (29.41%) SOA
8 5 (29.41%) Validation
8 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) TopLink
8 5 (29.41%) JAX-WS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (52.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) GlassFish
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Ant
2 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
3 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.88%) JMeter
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) AccuRev
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) Ajax
3 8 (47.06%) HTML5
3 8 (47.06%) XHTML
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) J2EE
4 6 (35.29%) SOAP
5 5 (29.41%) JSP
5 5 (29.41%) TopLink
5 5 (29.41%) JAX-WS
5 5 (29.41%) JAX-RS
5 5 (29.41%) EclipseLink
6 2 (11.76%) OSGi
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 2 (11.76%) JPA
6 2 (11.76%) Java SE
6 2 (11.76%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) UNIX
2 10 (58.82%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Content Management
2 7 (41.18%) OO
2 7 (41.18%) B2C
3 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 5 (29.41%) Validation
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
4 3 (17.65%) RUP
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Information Management
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) SEO
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCDST
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) FatWire
4 2 (11.76%) Panasonic
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee
4 2 (11.76%) Sophos
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) NetIQ
5 1 (5.88%) Qualys
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Tripwire
5 1 (5.88%) Altiris
5 1 (5.88%) Omniture
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk