The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 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 25 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 / Chelmsford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 13.79% 18.75% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Median daily rate £230 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.28% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £345 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £445 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  

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 Chelmsford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Chelmsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 13.79% 18.75% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Median daily rate £230 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Chelmsford

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Chelmsford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Chelmsford

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chelmsford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) ZENworks
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford 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 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) IT Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow