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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 23 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 5.66% 3.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £301 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
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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
24 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 45.28% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate £473 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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
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 1 October 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 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) VBA
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) VB
6 5 (38.46%) Ingres
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (38.46%) VB6
7 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Avaya
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
7 3 (23.08%) WSUS
7 3 (23.08%) iPhone
7 3 (23.08%) SaaS
7 3 (23.08%) Broadband
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) Symantec
7 3 (23.08%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Broadband
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Ingres
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) MS Access
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) VB Developer
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Access Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
2 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) VBA
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) VB
1 5 (38.46%) VB6
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
1 3 (23.08%) WSUS
1 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Avaya
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec
2 3 (23.08%) McAfee
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle