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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 8.57% 7.14% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 75.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£180 £175 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -57.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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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
5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 14.29% 9.52% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate £180 £175 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -57.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
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 28 November 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 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) X-Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) CMMI
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco