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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 27.78% 7.41% 38.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 12.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Median daily rate £200 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
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
8 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 44.44% 59.26% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Median daily rate £275 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £400 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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
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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) BEA
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) webMethods
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Local Government
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Process Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) BEA
3 3 (42.86%) webMethods
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft