The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 12 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.55% 17.86% 21.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.00% 71.43% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 16
Median daily rate £288 £200 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -52.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £11.21 £20.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.95% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

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

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 21 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.16% 25.00% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 29
Median daily rate £288 £263 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £123 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £10.42 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.90% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Windows.

1 16 (55.17%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (34.48%) IIS
6 9 (31.03%) SAN
6 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (27.59%) High Availability
7 8 (27.59%) Citrix
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (20.69%) Middleware
9 6 (20.69%) Clustering
9 6 (20.69%) Client/Server
9 6 (20.69%) LAN
9 6 (20.69%) WAN
9 6 (20.69%) NAS
9 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
9 6 (20.69%) Secure Coding
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (17.24%) Network Optimisation
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) Firewall
11 4 (13.79%) Cisco
11 4 (13.79%) CSS
11 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
11 4 (13.79%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 10 (34.48%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Mimecast
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) NAS
2 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) Network Security
4 3 (10.34%) IPv4
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) French Language
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Architect
4 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Middleware
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) Client/Server
2 6 (20.69%) Clustering
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.90%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Reinsurance
5 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) High Availability
2 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.69%) Secure Coding
3 5 (17.24%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (3.45%) OWASP
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C#
1 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) C++/CLI
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Acronis
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.90%) Lotus
5 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.45%) Samsung
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