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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 17 3
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 20.00% 7.19% 22.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £300 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +114.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
Windows
Essex

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
10 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 20.00% 7.19% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £300 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +114.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +134.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Information Security
7 4 (26.67%) GIS
7 4 (26.67%) Internet
7 4 (26.67%) CISSP
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) Dell
8 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
8 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (20.00%) VLAN
8 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (13.33%) Thunderhead
9 2 (13.33%) Document Management
9 2 (13.33%) MS Office
9 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (13.33%) Workflow
9 2 (13.33%) SLA

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:

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V Architect
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Document Management
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) Thunderhead
5 1 (6.67%) CODA
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp