The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Essex / Southend-on-Sea
Rank 28 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -19 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 5.32% 10.53% 18.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.89% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £155 £365 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.53% -9.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.93 £14.50
% change year-on-year -8.94% +9.82%  

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 Southend-on-Sea with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Southend-on-Sea
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 4 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea 38.30% 21.05% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 13
Median daily rate £492 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.79% -14.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £365 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Southend-on-Sea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 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 Southend-on-Sea

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Southend-on-Sea

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Southend-on-Sea over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Southend-on-Sea

Windows
Contractor 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 in Southend-on-Sea.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Southend-on-Sea

Windows
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southend-on-Sea region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Process Management
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (60.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Technology Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) FlexPod Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) VMware