The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 8.49% 18.75% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£90 £140 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.87% -
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 Chelmsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 11.32% 18.75% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £90 £140 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -65.00%
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 £42.50 £17.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -65.00%
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 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) ITIL
4 11 (45.83%) MS Office
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Vista
5 9 (37.50%) Citrix
6 7 (29.17%) Service Management
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.83%) C++
8 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.67%) French Language
9 4 (16.67%) Legal
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
10 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 3 (12.50%) SLA
10 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.50%) VMware
10 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
11 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (8.33%) Lync
11 2 (8.33%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) Lync
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
1 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) French Language
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Service Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (20.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) STL
2 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C++
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
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