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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 17.65% 6.06% 13.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 20.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £246 £260 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.28% -35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.13 £15.25
% change year-on-year -10.07% +5.73%  

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 6 10 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon 35.29% 30.30% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Median daily rate £130 £260 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £41.50 £34.75 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.42% -14.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basildon.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (33.33%) WebEx
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Network Packet Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (22.22%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (22.22%) HTC Vive
3 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) InfoPath

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) WebEx
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Incident Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) HTC Vive
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (33.33%) Network Packet Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (22.22%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) MobileIron
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle