The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southend-on-Sea region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 16 1
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 23.08% 3.57% 31.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 5.00% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £188 £565 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.81% +36.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £565 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £565 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
Windows
Essex

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

Operating Systems Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 46.15% 71.43% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 8
Median daily rate £200 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £400 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southend-on-Sea region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 29 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 Southend-on-Sea region with a requirement for Windows.

1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
1 8 (88.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (77.78%) Solaris
2 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
2 7 (77.78%) J2EE
2 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 7 (77.78%) BEA
2 7 (77.78%) WebLogic Portal
2 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) webMethods
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Local Government
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Process Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) FTP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea 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 7 (77.78%) Apache
1 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
1 7 (77.78%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Solaris
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) BEA
3 5 (55.56%) webMethods
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft