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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 30.23% 20.00% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 87.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Median daily rate £344 £325 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +80.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -3.12%
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
13 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 30.23% 22.86% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +108.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) Finance
5 10 (45.45%) ITIL
6 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
6 9 (40.91%) Citrix
6 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
7 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (31.82%) Information Security
8 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
9 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
9 6 (27.27%) VLAN
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) CISSP
9 6 (27.27%) MS Office
9 6 (27.27%) GIS
10 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
10 5 (22.73%) Dell
10 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
10 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
11 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (13.64%) Service Management
12 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
12 3 (13.64%) SQL
12 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3

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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (9.09%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
2 6 (27.27%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) GIS
2 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Architect
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Active Directory Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Technical Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Documentation Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) IT Support
7 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
1 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (4.55%) vMotion
2 1 (4.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) CODA
5 2 (9.09%) Cognos
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp