The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 317 411 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.90% 15.74% 18.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.23% 67.16% 68.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 197 278
Median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 105 98
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £35.00 £28.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
574 612 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.18% 23.43% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 291 433
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 141 119
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £40.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the East of England region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the East of England region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 91 £375 +25.00% 34
Cambridgeshire +2 76 £250 +31.57% 66
Essex -1 65 £325 +18.18% 10
Bedfordshire -3 35 £375 +3.44% 6
Norfolk -1 27 £213 -5.55% 1
Suffolk -6 24 £305 -12.85% 13
East Anglia - 1 - -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows.

1 276 (42.53%) Active Directory
2 251 (38.67%) Microsoft
3 183 (28.20%) Windows 7
4 163 (25.12%) Windows Server
5 143 (22.03%) VMware
6 137 (21.11%) MS Excel
7 128 (19.72%) SQL
8 127 (19.57%) Citrix
9 124 (19.11%) ITIL
10 120 (18.49%) Linux
11 111 (17.10%) MS Office
12 107 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 98 (15.10%) SQL Server
14 88 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 88 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
15 81 (12.48%) SCCM
15 81 (12.48%) Finance
16 77 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
17 74 (11.40%) Oracle
18 72 (11.09%) Office 365
19 67 (10.32%) MS Exchange
20 59 (9.09%) DNS
20 59 (9.09%) Unix
20 59 (9.09%) Firewall
21 55 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
22 50 (7.70%) Degree
22 50 (7.70%) Windows 10
23 49 (7.55%) Windows 8
23 49 (7.55%) SharePoint
24 48 (7.40%) Incident Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 67 (10.32%) MS Exchange
2 49 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 46 (7.09%) IIS
4 30 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (4.31%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.00%) Apache
8 12 (1.85%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.92%) JBoss
11 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.46%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.46%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 137 (21.11%) MS Excel
2 111 (17.10%) MS Office
3 7 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.46%) MS Project
6 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) Windchill
7 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 21 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.62%) assyst
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.31%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.31%) Unica
6 1 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 72 (11.09%) Office 365
2 55 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.47%) IaaS
5 14 (2.16%) Yammer
6 8 (1.23%) PaaS
7 7 (1.08%) SaaS
8 4 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.62%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.62%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.62%) Route 53
9 3 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.31%) GitHub
10 2 (0.31%) iTunes
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.09%) DNS
1 59 (9.09%) Firewall
2 35 (5.39%) SAN
3 33 (5.08%) Internet
4 32 (4.93%) VPN
5 30 (4.62%) DHCP
5 30 (4.62%) LAN
5 30 (4.62%) TCP/IP
6 27 (4.16%) WAN
7 20 (3.08%) VLAN
8 15 (2.31%) Network Security
9 13 (2.00%) FTP
9 13 (2.00%) VoIP
10 10 (1.54%) HTTP
10 10 (1.54%) iSCSI
10 10 (1.54%) LDAP
11 9 (1.39%) NetScaler
11 9 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (1.39%) SSL
12 8 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.54%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.62%) Hadoop
5 16 (2.47%) DB2
6 15 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.00%) MySQL
9 9 (1.39%) Big Data
9 9 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.92%) GIS
11 6 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.77%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.92%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.77%) LabVIEW
4 5 (0.77%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.62%) JIRA
6 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.46%) Selenium
6 3 (0.46%) Subversion
6 3 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.31%) JMeter
7 2 (0.31%) JUnit
7 2 (0.31%) MSI
7 2 (0.31%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.31%) Xcode
8 1 (0.15%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.15%) Hudson
8 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 81 (12.48%) Finance
2 24 (3.70%) Retail
3 13 (2.00%) Legal
4 10 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.39%) Banking
5 9 (1.39%) Law
5 9 (1.39%) Local Government
6 8 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.92%) Advertising
8 5 (0.77%) Automotive
8 5 (0.77%) Marketing
8 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.62%) Publishing
10 3 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.31%) Front Office
11 2 (0.31%) German Language
11 2 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 164 (25.27%) Analyst
2 67 (10.32%) Support Analyst
3 65 (10.02%) Support Engineer
4 48 (7.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (7.24%) Service Analyst
6 46 (7.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 45 (6.93%) Developer
8 41 (6.32%) Consultant
9 40 (6.16%) Help Desk Analyst
10 37 (5.70%) Desktop Support
11 34 (5.24%) Architect
12 33 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
13 31 (4.78%) Windows Support Analyst
14 30 (4.62%) Help Desk Support
14 30 (4.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
15 29 (4.47%) IT Support
16 28 (4.31%) Windows Engineer
17 26 (4.01%) Active Directory Analyst
17 26 (4.01%) Active Directory Support
17 26 (4.01%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.01%) .NET
2 26 (4.01%) HTML
3 23 (3.54%) Web Services
4 18 (2.77%) Middleware
5 15 (2.31%) XML
6 14 (2.16%) COM
7 12 (1.85%) J2EE
8 10 (1.54%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.54%) REST
9 9 (1.39%) jQuery
9 9 (1.39%) WCF
10 8 (1.23%) CSS
10 8 (1.23%) JSP
10 8 (1.23%) WPF
11 6 (0.92%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.92%) HTML5
11 6 (0.92%) Node.js
11 6 (0.92%) SOAP
12 5 (0.77%) JSON
12 5 (0.77%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.31%) Data Centre
3 23 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.62%) Clustering
4 17 (2.62%) Mainframe
5 16 (2.47%) Fat Client
5 16 (2.47%) Thin Client
6 15 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 15 (2.31%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.85%) EFT
8 12 (1.85%) PKI
9 11 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.23%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.08%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.08%) NHS
13 6 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 183 (28.20%) Windows 7
2 163 (25.12%) Windows Server
3 120 (18.49%) Linux
4 107 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (9.09%) Unix
8 50 (7.70%) Windows 10
9 49 (7.55%) Windows 8
10 28 (4.31%) Solaris
11 26 (4.01%) Windows Vista
12 24 (3.70%) Windows XP
13 18 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (2.62%) AIX
15 14 (2.16%) Ubuntu
16 13 (2.00%) Mac OS X
17 9 (1.39%) CentOS
18 7 (1.08%) Apple iOS
19 6 (0.92%) Android
20 5 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (19.11%) ITIL
2 48 (7.40%) Incident Management
3 47 (7.24%) CRM
4 40 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (5.24%) Project Management
7 30 (4.62%) Migration
8 26 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (4.01%) Data Analysis
8 26 (4.01%) Service Management
9 24 (3.70%) High Availability
10 22 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (3.39%) Document Management
10 22 (3.39%) PRINCE2
10 22 (3.39%) Service Delivery
11 21 (3.24%) E-Commerce
11 21 (3.24%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (2.93%) Configuration Management
13 18 (2.77%) ITIL V3
14 17 (2.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 128 (19.72%) SQL
2 45 (6.93%) C#
3 44 (6.78%) PowerShell
4 32 (4.93%) Java
5 23 (3.54%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.39%) C
7 20 (3.08%) C++
8 15 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.85%) Python
9 12 (1.85%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.92%) PHP
13 5 (0.77%) Perl
13 5 (0.77%) VBA
13 5 (0.77%) XAML
14 4 (0.62%) Ruby
14 4 (0.62%) VB
15 2 (0.31%) COBOL
15 2 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (7.70%) Degree
2 48 (7.40%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (4.01%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.24%) MCSE
6 19 (2.93%) MCP
7 12 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.85%) MCSA
8 11 (1.69%) CCNA
9 10 (1.54%) MCITP
9 10 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (1.39%) A+ Certification
10 9 (1.39%) CISSP
10 9 (1.39%) DBS Check
10 9 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.92%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.77%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.77%) PMP
13 4 (0.62%) CISA
13 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.47%) SLA
2 17 (2.62%) QA
3 11 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.39%) JSP 440
4 9 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) FISMA
6 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 276 (42.53%) Active Directory
2 88 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (5.39%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.47%) vSphere
5 28 (4.31%) XenApp
6 26 (4.01%) VMware ESX
7 20 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.16%) Docker
9 11 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.23%) XenDesktop
12 7 (1.08%) Firmware
13 5 (0.77%) iptables
13 5 (0.77%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.77%) XenServer
14 3 (0.46%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.46%) Postfix
14 3 (0.46%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 81 (12.48%) SCCM
2 22 (3.39%) WSUS
3 12 (1.85%) Puppet
4 11 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.39%) SCOM
6 6 (0.92%) Control-M
6 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.77%) DameWare
7 5 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.62%) Ansible
8 4 (0.62%) Nagios
9 3 (0.46%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.46%) OpenView
9 3 (0.46%) OSSEC
9 3 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 251 (38.67%) Microsoft
2 143 (22.03%) VMware
3 127 (19.57%) Citrix
4 74 (11.40%) Oracle
5 44 (6.78%) HP
6 39 (6.01%) Cisco
7 35 (5.39%) Dell
8 28 (4.31%) Red Hat
9 26 (4.01%) Apple
10 23 (3.54%) SAP
11 20 (3.08%) CheckPoint
12 17 (2.62%) Avaya
13 16 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (2.31%) Infor
15 14 (2.16%) IBM
15 14 (2.16%) NetApp
16 12 (1.85%) Intel Security
17 11 (1.69%) Sun
18 9 (1.39%) Epicor
18 9 (1.39%) ServiceNow
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £9.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £0 - £9.21 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £13.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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