Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 August 2018 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 25.00% 24.24% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 57.14% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Basildon median daily rate £488 £246 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +97.97% -5.29% -35.00%
10th Percentile £369 £153 £137
90th Percentile £538 £345 £352
Essex median daily rate £378 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +14.39% +10.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Basildon median hourly rate - £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% -37.50%
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Basildon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 28.13% 42.42% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Basildon median daily rate £488 £246 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +97.97% -5.29% -35.00%
10th Percentile £369 £153 £137
90th Percentile £538 £345 £352
Essex median daily rate £463 £447 £323
% change year-on-year +3.47% +38.60% -17.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 6
Basildon median hourly rate - £33.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.04% -13.77%
Essex median hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -33.65% +57.58% -36.54%

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 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basildon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) AccuRev
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL

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 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) AccuRev
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) QF-Test
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (25.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (25.00%) JPA
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) JSR 170
2 2 (25.00%) OAuth
2 2 (25.00%) OSGi
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) SAML
2 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Struts
2 2 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) BDD
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Information Management
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 2 (25.00%) SOLID
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP ALM
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Draytek
1 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle