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 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 86 109 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.24% 21.08% 16.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.07% 77.86% 50.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 20
Median daily rate £255 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £140 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £546 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 25
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.34 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.58% +120.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £44.65 £26.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.36 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -4.03%
Windows
East of England

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
121 140 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.47% 27.08% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 59
Median daily rate £336 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £591 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% +112.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 26 £300 -50.00% 2
Chelmsford +1 12 £338 +3.84%
Basildon +3 5 £325 - 2
Brentwood -5 2 £300 +37.61% 5
Southend-on-Sea -6 2 - -
Harlow - 1 £120 - 1
Rayleigh - 1 £413 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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

1 121 (60.20%) Active Directory
2 99 (49.25%) MS Excel
3 92 (45.77%) Citrix
4 89 (44.28%) Windows 7
5 82 (40.80%) MS Office
6 80 (39.80%) Microsoft
7 65 (32.34%) Incident Management
8 60 (29.85%) Finance
9 46 (22.89%) Document Management
9 46 (22.89%) Oracle
10 45 (22.39%) Windows Server
11 38 (18.91%) Blackberry
12 34 (16.92%) Windows 8
13 32 (15.92%) Law
14 31 (15.42%) CRM
15 30 (14.93%) SQL
16 28 (13.93%) Office 365
17 26 (12.94%) SQL Server
18 25 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
19 24 (11.94%) ITIL
20 23 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
21 21 (10.45%) VMware
22 20 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
22 20 (9.95%) Data Analysis
22 20 (9.95%) Windows Server 2003
22 20 (9.95%) Skype for Business
22 20 (9.95%) Degree
22 20 (9.95%) Windows Vista
23 18 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
23 18 (8.96%) Mainframe

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 20 (9.95%) Skype for Business
2 15 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.97%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.48%) IIS
5 8 (3.98%) Apache
5 8 (3.98%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.98%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.49%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (1.99%) JBoss
9 3 (1.49%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 99 (49.25%) MS Excel
2 82 (40.80%) MS Office
3 5 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.00%) MS Project
6 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (6.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.99%) assyst
2 6 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.00%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (1.00%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.50%) AWD
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.93%) Office 365
2 23 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.97%) Yammer
4 5 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.49%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.00%) iTunes
7 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.46%) Firewall
2 11 (5.47%) VPN
3 10 (4.98%) Internet
4 9 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.98%) DNS
6 6 (2.99%) iSCSI
6 6 (2.99%) VLAN
7 5 (2.49%) SAN
8 4 (1.99%) LAN
8 4 (1.99%) WAN
8 4 (1.99%) WLAN
9 3 (1.49%) DHCP
9 3 (1.49%) LDAP
9 3 (1.49%) Network Security
10 2 (1.00%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (1.00%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.00%) PBX
10 2 (1.00%) VoIP
11 1 (0.50%) Extranet
11 1 (0.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.96%) DB2
2 16 (7.96%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.48%) Big Data
4 7 (3.48%) GIS
5 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.49%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.00%) DataStage
7 2 (1.00%) Essbase
7 2 (1.00%) MS Access
7 2 (1.00%) MySQL
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Subversion
1 3 (1.49%) VisualVM
2 2 (1.00%) MSI
2 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.50%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.50%) PVCS
3 1 (0.50%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 60 (29.85%) Finance
2 32 (15.92%) Law
3 14 (6.97%) Retail
4 5 (2.49%) Marketing
5 4 (1.99%) Automotive
5 4 (1.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) French Language
6 1 (0.50%) Front Office
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (57.21%) Analyst
2 67 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 48 (23.88%) Service Analyst
3 48 (23.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 39 (19.40%) Support Analyst
5 34 (16.92%) Help Desk Support
5 34 (16.92%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 33 (16.42%) Windows Support Analyst
7 31 (15.42%) Active Directory Analyst
8 30 (14.93%) Active Directory Support
8 30 (14.93%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 30 (14.93%) Citrix Analyst
8 30 (14.93%) Citrix Support
8 30 (14.93%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 20 (9.95%) IT Analyst
10 17 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (6.97%) Consultant
12 9 (4.48%) Security Analyst
12 9 (4.48%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.47%) COM
2 12 (5.97%) .NET
3 7 (3.48%) J2EE
4 4 (1.99%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.99%) SOAP
4 4 (1.99%) Web Services
4 4 (1.99%) XML
5 3 (1.49%) COM+
5 3 (1.49%) HTML
5 3 (1.49%) Middleware
6 2 (1.00%) WPF
7 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.91%) Blackberry
2 18 (8.96%) Mainframe
3 12 (5.97%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.47%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.48%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.99%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.49%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.49%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.49%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.99%) EMV
10 3 (1.49%) Clustering
10 3 (1.49%) DataPower
10 3 (1.49%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.49%) iPhone
11 2 (1.00%) BYOD
11 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.00%) iPad
11 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (44.28%) Windows 7
2 45 (22.39%) Windows Server
3 34 (16.92%) Windows 8
4 25 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (9.95%) Windows Vista
6 18 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.97%) Linux
8 10 (4.98%) Solaris
9 8 (3.98%) Unix
10 5 (2.49%) AIX
10 5 (2.49%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.99%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.49%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.00%) Android
13 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.34%) Incident Management
2 46 (22.89%) Document Management
3 31 (15.42%) CRM
4 24 (11.94%) ITIL
5 20 (9.95%) Data Analysis
5 20 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (8.46%) Business Analysis
7 16 (7.96%) Analytics
7 16 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (7.96%) Campaign Management
7 16 (7.96%) Customer Analytics
7 16 (7.96%) Data Analytics
8 14 (6.97%) Case Management
8 14 (6.97%) Data Management
9 12 (5.97%) Information Security
10 9 (4.48%) Migration
10 9 (4.48%) Project Management
10 9 (4.48%) Use Case
11 8 (3.98%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.98%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.93%) SQL
2 7 (3.48%) Shell Script
3 6 (2.99%) Java
3 6 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.99%) VB
4 5 (2.49%) C++
5 4 (1.99%) C#
5 4 (1.99%) VBA
6 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.00%) COBOL
7 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) Perl
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
8 1 (0.50%) Python
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (9.95%) Degree
2 10 (4.98%) CISSP
3 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.49%) MOS
5 4 (1.99%) CCNA
5 4 (1.99%) MCSE
6 3 (1.49%) CISA
6 3 (1.49%) CISM
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.00%) CCA
7 2 (1.00%) CCNP
7 2 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.00%) MCP
8 1 (0.50%) CCDA
8 1 (0.50%) HND
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.49%) QA
2 5 (2.49%) SLA
3 4 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 121 (60.20%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.48%) XenApp
5 7 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.49%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.49%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.00%) vSphere
8 1 (0.50%) Firmware
8 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.47%) SCCM
2 5 (2.49%) Control-M
2 5 (2.49%) SCOM
3 3 (1.49%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.49%) Opsview
4 2 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.50%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.50%) vMotion
5 1 (0.50%) WSUS
5 1 (0.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 92 (45.77%) Citrix
2 80 (39.80%) Microsoft
3 46 (22.89%) Oracle
4 21 (10.45%) VMware
5 15 (7.46%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (7.46%) SAP
6 14 (6.97%) Infor
7 12 (5.97%) Dell
8 10 (4.98%) Cisco
9 8 (3.98%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.48%) HP
11 6 (2.99%) ServiceNow
11 6 (2.99%) webMethods
12 5 (2.49%) Apple
12 5 (2.49%) BEA
12 5 (2.49%) Juniper
12 5 (2.49%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.99%) Clearswift
13 4 (1.99%) IBM
13 4 (1.99%) Novell
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