The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southend-on-Sea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southend-on-Sea region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 31.82% - 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 45.45% 16.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows
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Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Southend-on-Sea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Southend-on-Sea region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 17 (80.95%) Windows 7
2 13 (61.90%) Systems Analysis
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Ingres
3 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 12 (57.14%) XML
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) VB
5 10 (47.62%) VBA
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (47.62%) VB6
6 5 (23.81%) UNIX
7 4 (19.05%) DTS
8 3 (14.29%) MS Access
8 3 (14.29%) OpenROAD
8 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 2 (9.52%) VMware
9 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (9.52%) vSphere
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (9.52%) FTP
9 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
9 2 (9.52%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) OpenROAD
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) FTP
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) Ingres
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (19.05%) DTS
5 3 (14.29%) MS Access
6 1 (4.76%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) VB Developer
3 3 (14.29%) OpenROAD Developer
3 3 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Access Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) XML
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) GIS
1 1 (4.76%) LLPG
1 1 (4.76%) iPhone
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows 7
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Android Development
3 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) VB
2 10 (47.62%) VBA
2 10 (47.62%) VB6
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) ICL
3 1 (4.76%) Lagan
3 1 (4.76%) Civica
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) ESRI