The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 63 83 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.91% 18.16% 23.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.68% 72.17% 75.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 44
Median daily rate £300 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 19
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
141 115 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.61% 25.16% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 66 67
Median daily rate £335 £345 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £27.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Essex region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Essex region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester 0 17 £300 +30.43% 2
Basildon -4 5 £149 +23.95%
Chelmsford +2 4 £398 +51.42% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £178 -
Brentwood +2 2 £300 +50.00% 1
Billericay - 1 - - 1
Halstead - 1 £165 -
Harlow - 1 £145 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 64 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 52 (38.52%) Active Directory
3 40 (29.63%) Citrix
4 36 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 32 (23.70%) SQL
5 32 (23.70%) VMware
6 31 (22.96%) MS Office
7 30 (22.22%) Oracle
8 29 (21.48%) Windows 7
9 27 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 26 (19.26%) SQL Server
11 24 (17.78%) Unix
11 24 (17.78%) Linux
11 24 (17.78%) Degree
12 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (15.56%) CRM
14 20 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (14.07%) Office 365
16 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (12.59%) Windows Vista
17 17 (12.59%) ITIL
18 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (11.11%) Analytics
19 14 (10.37%) Windows 8
19 14 (10.37%) XenApp
19 14 (10.37%) Hadoop
19 14 (10.37%) VMware ESX
19 14 (10.37%) Migration
20 13 (9.63%) Finance
20 13 (9.63%) SAP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 13 (9.63%) SharePoint
1 13 (9.63%) Skype for Business
2 11 (8.15%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.96%) IIS
5 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) JBoss
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 31 (22.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (3.70%) Unica
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.74%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.07%) Office 365
2 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.15%) Yammer
4 4 (2.96%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.48%) GitHub
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) Firewall
2 9 (6.67%) DHCP
2 9 (6.67%) DNS
2 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.44%) VPN
4 5 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.96%) Internet
5 4 (2.96%) LAN
5 4 (2.96%) SAN
5 4 (2.96%) WAN
6 3 (2.22%) NAS
6 3 (2.22%) VoIP
6 3 (2.22%) WebEx
6 3 (2.22%) WLAN
7 2 (1.48%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.48%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.48%) Network Security
7 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.48%) VLAN
7 2 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.37%) Hadoop
3 11 (8.15%) DB2
4 5 (3.70%) Big Data
5 4 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.22%) GIS
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.48%) MySQL
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.48%) SQLite
8 1 (0.74%) MaxDB
8 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.22%) JUnit
2 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.48%) Xcode
3 1 (0.74%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.74%) Ant
3 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) Gradle
3 1 (0.74%) Maven
3 1 (0.74%) PVCS
3 1 (0.74%) Selenium
3 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 13 (9.63%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Retail
3 7 (5.19%) Automotive
4 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.96%) Legal
5 4 (2.96%) Publishing
6 2 (1.48%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (48.15%) Analyst
2 26 (19.26%) Support Analyst
3 15 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 15 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 15 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 15 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Developer
4 13 (9.63%) Windows Support Analyst
5 12 (8.89%) Consultant
6 11 (8.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 10 (7.41%) Citrix Support
8 9 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
8 9 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Citrix Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Citrix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) COM
2 8 (5.93%) HTML
2 8 (5.93%) XML
3 7 (5.19%) JSON
4 6 (4.44%) CSS
5 2 (1.48%) .NET
5 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.48%) Cocoa
5 2 (1.48%) Core Animation
5 2 (1.48%) Core Data
5 2 (1.48%) iOS SDK
5 2 (1.48%) iPhone SDK
5 2 (1.48%) Qt
5 2 (1.48%) RESTful
5 2 (1.48%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.74%) EclipseLink
6 1 (0.74%) OSGi
6 1 (0.74%) SAP CAF
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Mainframe
1 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.96%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.96%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.22%) iPhone
6 3 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.48%) Animation
7 2 (1.48%) Clustering
7 2 (1.48%) Life Science
7 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.48%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) Handset
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.48%) Windows 7
2 27 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (17.78%) Linux
3 24 (17.78%) Unix
4 20 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.59%) Windows Vista
6 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (10.37%) Windows 8
8 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (6.67%) Windows 10
10 7 (5.19%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.70%) AIX
11 5 (3.70%) Solaris
12 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.74%) CentOS
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.56%) CRM
2 17 (12.59%) ITIL
3 15 (11.11%) Analytics
4 14 (10.37%) Migration
5 13 (9.63%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (8.89%) Forensic Analysis
6 12 (8.89%) Incident Management
6 12 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (8.15%) Business Analysis
7 11 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.15%) Case Management
7 11 (8.15%) Data Analytics
7 11 (8.15%) Data Management
7 11 (8.15%) Document Management
7 11 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (7.41%) Customer Analytics
8 10 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 10 (7.41%) Digital Forensics
9 9 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (5.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) SQL
2 9 (6.67%) Java
2 9 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.93%) C++
4 5 (3.70%) PHP
5 3 (2.22%) C
5 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.48%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.74%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.74%) Go
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) VBA
7 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (17.78%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) CISSP
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.96%) CISA
3 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.96%) CISM
4 3 (2.22%) CCNA
4 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.22%) MCSA
4 3 (2.22%) MOS
4 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.48%) CCNP
5 2 (1.48%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.48%) MCSE
5 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 52 (38.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.37%) VMware ESX
3 14 (10.37%) XenApp
4 7 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.22%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Docker
8 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) SCCM
2 3 (2.22%) Control-M
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.74%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (0.74%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.74%) SCOM
3 1 (0.74%) vMotion
3 1 (0.74%) WSUS
3 1 (0.74%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 64 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 40 (29.63%) Citrix
3 32 (23.70%) VMware
4 30 (22.22%) Oracle
5 13 (9.63%) SAP
6 12 (8.89%) Infor
6 12 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (4.44%) Adobe
7 6 (4.44%) Cisco
8 5 (3.70%) Dell
8 5 (3.70%) Novell
8 5 (3.70%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.22%) NetApp
10 2 (1.48%) Apple
10 2 (1.48%) F5
10 2 (1.48%) HP
10 2 (1.48%) IBM
10 2 (1.48%) Juniper
10 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.74%) Veeam
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