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 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 / Southend-on-Sea
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 4 11
Rank change year-on-year -31 +7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 5.13% 29.41% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 62.50% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £515 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +157.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 57 8 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea 48.72% 47.06% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 4 11
Median daily rate £515 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.92% -31.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

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

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 Southend-on-Sea region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
1 6 (54.55%) Microservices
2 4 (36.36%) API Design
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 3 (27.27%) HPUX
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 3 (27.27%) webMethods
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP

Windows
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) JBoss
1 3 (27.27%) Mule
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
1 3 (27.27%) PaaS
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Technology Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (27.27%) Java EE
2 3 (27.27%) Java SE
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) JSON Schema
2 3 (27.27%) OAuth
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) Spring Boot
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) WSDL
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) HPUX
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (54.55%) Microservices
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) API Design
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) Process Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Groovy
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) webMethods
2 3 (27.27%) WSO2
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam
3 1 (9.09%) VMware