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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 64 98 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.88% 17.25% 17.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.24% 63.64% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 32
Median daily rate £325 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £143 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 43 25
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £14.60 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £36.10 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
148 154 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.72% 27.11% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 68 100
Median daily rate £350 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £170 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 27
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -1 16 £300 - 3
Basildon +4 8 £325 -
Chelmsford +1 7 £413 +57.14% 1
Harlow +5 2 - - 1
Brentwood +4 1 £260 -5.45% 1
Rayleigh - 1 £413 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Witham - 1 £550 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 87 (53.05%) Active Directory
2 82 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 69 (42.07%) MS Excel
4 57 (34.76%) Citrix
5 55 (33.54%) Windows 7
6 54 (32.93%) MS Office
7 44 (26.83%) Oracle
8 37 (22.56%) Incident Management
9 33 (20.12%) Finance
9 33 (20.12%) Windows Server
10 31 (18.90%) SQL
11 30 (18.29%) SQL Server
12 29 (17.68%) CRM
13 27 (16.46%) Windows 8
14 26 (15.85%) Office 365
15 25 (15.24%) Degree
16 23 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (14.02%) VMware
17 22 (13.41%) Document Management
18 21 (12.80%) ITIL
18 21 (12.80%) Windows Vista
19 20 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
20 19 (11.59%) Data Analysis
21 18 (10.98%) Skype for Business
21 18 (10.98%) Linux
22 17 (10.37%) SAP
22 17 (10.37%) Mainframe
22 17 (10.37%) Business Analysis
22 17 (10.37%) Analytics

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 18 (10.98%) Skype for Business
2 14 (8.54%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.44%) IIS
6 3 (1.83%) Apache
6 3 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.61%) JBoss
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (42.07%) MS Excel
2 54 (32.93%) MS Office
3 6 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.83%) MS Project
4 3 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (8.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.83%) assyst
4 2 (1.22%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (1.22%) Unica
5 1 (0.61%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.61%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.61%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.85%) Office 365
2 23 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.54%) Yammer
4 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.22%) GitHub
6 2 (1.22%) iTunes
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.93%) Firewall
2 11 (6.71%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.10%) DNS
3 10 (6.10%) VPN
4 7 (4.27%) DHCP
5 6 (3.66%) iSCSI
5 6 (3.66%) SAN
6 5 (3.05%) LAN
6 5 (3.05%) WAN
7 4 (2.44%) Internet
7 4 (2.44%) VLAN
7 4 (2.44%) WLAN
8 3 (1.83%) NAS
9 2 (1.22%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.22%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.22%) Network Security
9 2 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.22%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.22%) VoIP
10 1 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.76%) DB2
2 16 (9.76%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.49%) Big Data
4 6 (3.66%) GIS
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (1.83%) MySQL
5 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.22%) DataStage
6 2 (1.22%) Essbase
6 2 (1.22%) MS Access
6 2 (1.22%) SQLite
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.61%) MaxDB
7 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.22%) JUnit
2 2 (1.22%) Xcode
3 1 (0.61%) PVCS
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (20.12%) Finance
2 15 (9.15%) Retail
3 9 (5.49%) Law
4 5 (3.05%) Automotive
5 4 (2.44%) Legal
6 2 (1.22%) Front Office
6 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.22%) Marketing
6 2 (1.22%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) French Language
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (56.10%) Analyst
2 41 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 36 (21.95%) Help Desk Analyst
4 29 (17.68%) Windows Support Analyst
5 27 (16.46%) Help Desk Support
5 27 (16.46%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 25 (15.24%) Active Directory Analyst
7 24 (14.63%) Active Directory Support
7 24 (14.63%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 23 (14.02%) Citrix Analyst
8 23 (14.02%) Citrix Support
8 23 (14.02%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 17 (10.37%) Service Analyst
9 17 (10.37%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (8.54%) Consultant
10 14 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (7.32%) Security Analyst
12 10 (6.10%) Business Analyst
13 9 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (4.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.54%) COM
2 6 (3.66%) .NET
3 5 (3.05%) J2EE
3 5 (3.05%) XML
4 4 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.44%) HTML
4 4 (2.44%) JSON
5 3 (1.83%) Web Services
6 2 (1.22%) Cocoa
6 2 (1.22%) Core Animation
6 2 (1.22%) Core Data
6 2 (1.22%) CSS
6 2 (1.22%) iOS SDK
6 2 (1.22%) iPhone SDK
6 2 (1.22%) Middleware
6 2 (1.22%) Qt
6 2 (1.22%) RESTful
7 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.61%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Mainframe
2 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.05%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.44%) EMV
6 4 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.44%) iPhone
6 4 (2.44%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.22%) Animation
8 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.22%) Life Science
8 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.22%) NHS
8 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (33.54%) Windows 7
2 33 (20.12%) Windows Server
3 27 (16.46%) Windows 8
4 21 (12.80%) Windows Vista
5 20 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (10.98%) Linux
7 16 (9.76%) Unix
8 15 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (6.10%) Solaris
10 7 (4.27%) AIX
11 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.61%) Android
13 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.56%) Incident Management
2 29 (17.68%) CRM
3 22 (13.41%) Document Management
4 21 (12.80%) ITIL
5 20 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (11.59%) Data Analysis
7 17 (10.37%) Analytics
7 17 (10.37%) Business Analysis
8 16 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (9.76%) Data Analytics
9 15 (9.15%) Campaign Management
9 15 (9.15%) Customer Analytics
10 14 (8.54%) Case Management
10 14 (8.54%) Data Management
11 11 (6.71%) Migration
12 10 (6.10%) Information Security
12 10 (6.10%) Release Management
13 9 (5.49%) Service Management
14 8 (4.88%) Configuration Management
14 8 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.90%) SQL
2 9 (5.49%) C++
3 8 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.66%) Java
4 6 (3.66%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.44%) VBA
7 3 (1.83%) C
7 3 (1.83%) VB
8 2 (1.22%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.22%) COBOL
8 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.22%) PHP
8 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.22%) Python
9 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.61%) Go
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (15.24%) Degree
2 9 (5.49%) CISSP
2 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.44%) CCNA
4 4 (2.44%) CISA
4 4 (2.44%) CISM
4 4 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.44%) MCSE
4 4 (2.44%) MOS
4 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.22%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.22%) MCSA
6 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) CCA
7 1 (0.61%) CCDA
7 1 (0.61%) CCNP
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.66%) QA
3 5 (3.05%) SLA
4 4 (2.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 87 (53.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (4.27%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.66%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.44%) XenApp
7 3 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.22%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.61%) Docker
9 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) Control-M
1 6 (3.66%) SCCM
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Ansible
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.61%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (0.61%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) vMotion
4 1 (0.61%) WSUS
4 1 (0.61%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 82 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.76%) Citrix
3 44 (26.83%) Oracle
4 23 (14.02%) VMware
5 17 (10.37%) SAP
6 16 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (9.15%) Infor
8 10 (6.10%) Dell
9 8 (4.88%) Cisco
10 6 (3.66%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.66%) Juniper
11 5 (3.05%) HP
11 5 (3.05%) Novell
11 5 (3.05%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.05%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.44%) Apple
12 4 (2.44%) Clearswift
13 3 (1.83%) BEA
14 2 (1.22%) Adobe
14 2 (1.22%) webMethods
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