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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 124 95 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.57% 15.18% 26.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.22% 63.33% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 57
Median daily rate £300 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 32 23
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £42.25 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
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
149 150 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.72% 23.96% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 70
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £572 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 25
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £34.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 50 £175 -58.33% 2
Chelmsford +6 13 £350 +21.73%
Southend-on-Sea +11 6 £188 -66.81% 2
Harlow +4 3 £300 -8.04% 3
Basildon -2 3 £186 -53.43% 1
Brentwood -1 2 £104 -58.50% 4
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 124 (55.11%) Active Directory
2 105 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 96 (42.67%) Windows 7
4 94 (41.78%) Citrix
5 90 (40.00%) MS Office
6 83 (36.89%) Microsoft
7 80 (35.56%) Finance
8 72 (32.00%) Incident Management
9 66 (29.33%) Windows Server
10 57 (25.33%) Document Management
11 48 (21.33%) Blackberry
12 42 (18.67%) Law
13 39 (17.33%) SQL
14 38 (16.89%) SQL Server
15 37 (16.44%) Oracle
16 35 (15.56%) Windows 8
17 34 (15.11%) VMware
18 26 (11.56%) .NET
19 24 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 23 (10.22%) Office 365
20 23 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (10.22%) CRM
20 23 (10.22%) SharePoint
21 22 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
22 20 (8.89%) ITIL
23 19 (8.44%) MS Exchange
23 19 (8.44%) IIS
23 19 (8.44%) Cisco
23 19 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
24 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 23 (10.22%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.44%) IIS
2 19 (8.44%) MS Exchange
3 18 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 13 (5.78%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (4.89%) Apache
5 11 (4.89%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.11%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.67%) SAS
8 5 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.22%) JBoss
9 4 (1.78%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.78%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.89%) CMS
10 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 105 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 90 (40.00%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.67%) assyst
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.89%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.89%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.44%) AWD
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.22%) Office 365
2 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.78%) Yammer
4 4 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.33%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.89%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.89%) iTunes
7 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.11%) Firewall
2 14 (6.22%) Internet
3 11 (4.89%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.44%) VPN
5 9 (4.00%) DNS
5 9 (4.00%) SAN
6 7 (3.11%) HTTP
7 4 (1.78%) Intranet
7 4 (1.78%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.78%) LDAP
7 4 (1.78%) VLAN
8 2 (0.89%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.89%) DHCP
8 2 (0.89%) LAN
8 2 (0.89%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.89%) Network Security
8 2 (0.89%) PBX
8 2 (0.89%) VoIP
8 2 (0.89%) WAN
9 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.00%) DB2
2 9 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.22%) Big Data
3 5 (2.22%) GIS
4 4 (1.78%) Data Mart
4 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.33%) MySQL
6 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.89%) DataStage
6 2 (0.89%) Essbase
6 2 (0.89%) MS Access
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.33%) VisualVM
2 2 (0.89%) AccuRev
2 2 (0.89%) Ant
2 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.89%) Gradle
2 2 (0.89%) JUnit
2 2 (0.89%) MSI
2 2 (0.89%) SonarQube
2 2 (0.89%) Subversion
2 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.44%) PVCS
3 1 (0.44%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (35.56%) Finance
2 42 (18.67%) Law
3 13 (5.78%) Retail
4 5 (2.22%) Banking
4 5 (2.22%) Marketing
5 4 (1.78%) Automotive
6 2 (0.89%) Back Office
6 2 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (51.56%) Analyst
2 74 (32.89%) Help Desk Analyst
3 58 (25.78%) Service Analyst
3 58 (25.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 40 (17.78%) Support Analyst
5 31 (13.78%) Help Desk Support
5 31 (13.78%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 29 (12.89%) Citrix Analyst
6 29 (12.89%) Citrix Support
6 29 (12.89%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 29 (12.89%) Windows Support Analyst
7 28 (12.44%) Active Directory Analyst
8 27 (12.00%) Active Directory Support
8 27 (12.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 21 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (9.33%) IT Analyst
10 17 (7.56%) Applications Support
11 15 (6.67%) Architect
12 13 (5.78%) Support Engineer
13 12 (5.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.56%) .NET
2 12 (5.33%) COM
3 11 (4.89%) J2EE
4 10 (4.44%) WCF
4 10 (4.44%) XML
5 8 (3.56%) Classic ASP
5 8 (3.56%) SOAP
5 8 (3.56%) Web Services
6 6 (2.67%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.67%) HTML
7 4 (1.78%) COM+
7 4 (1.78%) XML Messaging
8 3 (1.33%) Middleware
9 2 (0.89%) Ajax
9 2 (0.89%) CSS
9 2 (0.89%) HTML5
9 2 (0.89%) JSP
9 2 (0.89%) LESS
9 2 (0.89%) Sass
9 2 (0.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.33%) Blackberry
2 11 (4.89%) Mainframe
3 8 (3.56%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.67%) iPad
5 5 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.22%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.78%) Clustering
6 4 (1.78%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.78%) DataPower
6 4 (1.78%) EMV
6 4 (1.78%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.78%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.78%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.33%) iPhone
7 3 (1.33%) NHS
7 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.89%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 96 (42.67%) Windows 7
2 66 (29.33%) Windows Server
3 35 (15.56%) Windows 8
4 24 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.78%) Linux
8 12 (5.33%) Unix
9 11 (4.89%) Solaris
9 11 (4.89%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.67%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.22%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.33%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.89%) AIX
14 2 (0.89%) Android
15 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.00%) Incident Management
2 57 (25.33%) Document Management
3 23 (10.22%) CRM
4 20 (8.89%) ITIL
5 16 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (5.78%) Case Management
7 13 (5.78%) Configuration Management
7 13 (5.78%) Data Analysis
7 13 (5.78%) Data Management
8 11 (4.89%) Analytics
8 11 (4.89%) Business Analysis
8 11 (4.89%) Network Load Balancing
8 11 (4.89%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.00%) Campaign Management
9 9 (4.00%) Customer Analytics
9 9 (4.00%) Data Analytics
9 9 (4.00%) Information Security
9 9 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.33%) SQL
2 9 (4.00%) Java
2 9 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (3.56%) C#
4 6 (2.67%) VB
5 5 (2.22%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.78%) C++
6 4 (1.78%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.89%) COBOL
8 2 (0.89%) VBA
9 1 (0.44%) C
9 1 (0.44%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.89%) Degree
2 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.11%) CISSP
4 6 (2.67%) MCSE
5 5 (2.22%) CCNA
5 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.78%) MOS
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.89%) CCA
8 2 (0.89%) CCNP
8 2 (0.89%) CISA
8 2 (0.89%) CISM
8 2 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.89%) MCP
8 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) GSEC
9 1 (0.44%) MCITP
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.89%) SLA
2 6 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 124 (55.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (3.56%) XenApp
5 6 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.78%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.89%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.89%) vSphere
9 1 (0.44%) Firmware
9 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (5.78%) SCCM
2 6 (2.67%) SCOM
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.33%) Opsview
4 2 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.89%) Control-M
4 2 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (41.78%) Citrix
2 83 (36.89%) Microsoft
3 37 (16.44%) Oracle
4 34 (15.11%) VMware
5 19 (8.44%) Cisco
6 16 (7.11%) CheckPoint
6 16 (7.11%) HP
7 15 (6.67%) SAP
8 14 (6.22%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (5.78%) Infor
10 9 (4.00%) webMethods
11 7 (3.11%) BEA
11 7 (3.11%) Dell
12 6 (2.67%) IBM
13 5 (2.22%) Apple
13 5 (2.22%) NetApp
13 5 (2.22%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.78%) Juniper
14 4 (1.78%) Palo Alto
14 4 (1.78%) SunGard
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