The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Essex / Basildon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 20.69% 18.18% 11.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £135 £235 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.55% -36.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basildon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon 34.48% 18.18% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £135 £120 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -77.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basildon citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Basildon

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Basildon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Basildon

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Basildon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Basildon

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Basildon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Basildon

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) WebEx
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) HTC Vive
4 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) WebEx
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PVCS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Database Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) HTC Vive
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Campaign Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (10.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (10.00%) Novell
3 1 (10.00%) Sun