The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Essex / Chelmsford
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 28.57% 17.24% 20.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £475 £263 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% +64.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% -3.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.97 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +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 Chelmsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 28.57% 17.24% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Median daily rate £450 £263 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £207 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £229
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% -3.61%
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 Chelmsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Chelmsford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Service Management
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
8 3 (18.75%) Legal
8 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (18.75%) Information Security
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) CISSP
9 2 (12.50%) Dell
9 2 (12.50%) Thin Client

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Architect
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Documentation Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V Architect
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (6.25%) vMotion
2 1 (6.25%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) CODA
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Samsung