The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Chelmsford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 24.62% 9.09% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate £140 £316 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.73% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £233 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £399 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 24.62% 15.15% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate £140 £316 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.73% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £399 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Essex

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Chelmsford region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Chelmsford region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
3 8 (36.36%) MS Office
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) French Language
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) iPhone
6 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
6 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) MCSE
7 3 (13.64%) SCCM
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 2 (9.09%) InfoPath
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) InfoPath
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) IPv4
4 1 (4.55%) IPv6
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) French Language
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (18.18%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) NetWare
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) CAD
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Service Management
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Scrum
2 1 (4.55%) ETL
2 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (4.55%) OO
2 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (4.55%) BDD
2 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Data Management
2 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) TDD
2 1 (4.55%) Web Design
2 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCDST
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) CODA
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