The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 40 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.16% 15.47% 7.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 77.78% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 2
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£250 £235 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £14.25 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.91% +39.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £11.90 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £17.65 £12.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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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
45 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.30% 19.89% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 3
Average daily rate £235 £239 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -26.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £19.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (37.84%) Client/Server
3 26 (35.14%) Linux
4 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
5 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
6 19 (25.68%) UNIX
7 17 (22.97%) XML
8 16 (21.62%) C#
9 14 (18.92%) VB
9 14 (18.92%) .NET
9 14 (18.92%) ADO
9 14 (18.92%) Information Management
9 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
9 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
10 13 (17.57%) VMware
10 13 (17.57%) OO
10 13 (17.57%) OOD
11 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
13 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (13.51%) SQL
13 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
13 10 (13.51%) User Stories
14 9 (12.16%) Cisco
14 9 (12.16%) N-Tier
14 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
14 9 (12.16%) Firewall
14 9 (12.16%) Document Management
15 8 (10.81%) Content Management
15 8 (10.81%) Process Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) Documentum
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
1 9 (12.16%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) VPN
3 5 (6.76%) LAN
3 5 (6.76%) SAN
4 4 (5.41%) DNS
5 3 (4.05%) IPsec
5 3 (4.05%) VLAN
5 3 (4.05%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.70%) MPLS
6 2 (2.70%) WAN
6 2 (2.70%) Wireless
7 1 (1.35%) Internet
7 1 (1.35%) DHCP
7 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
1 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.05%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.35%) TestLink
3 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Law
2 1 (1.35%) Legal
2 1 (1.35%) Military
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Architect
2 13 (17.57%) Developer
3 10 (13.51%) AWS Architect
4 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) C++ Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) IT Architect
7 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) XML
2 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
2 14 (18.92%) .NET
2 14 (18.92%) ADO
3 7 (9.46%) MFC
4 3 (4.05%) JSON
4 3 (4.05%) Web Services
5 2 (2.70%) J2EE
5 2 (2.70%) Java EE
6 1 (1.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.84%) Client/Server
2 9 (12.16%) N-Tier
3 8 (10.81%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.76%) Replication
5 4 (5.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.70%) PKI
6 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.35%) Open Source
7 1 (1.35%) iPad
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) NHS
7 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Linux
2 19 (25.68%) UNIX
3 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.05%) Solaris
9 1 (1.35%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) Debian
9 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Information Management
2 13 (17.57%) OO
2 13 (17.57%) OOD
3 10 (13.51%) User Stories
4 9 (12.16%) Document Management
5 8 (10.81%) Process Management
5 8 (10.81%) Content Management
6 7 (9.46%) ITIL
7 6 (8.11%) Business Process Improvement
7 6 (8.11%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.05%) Network Management
9 3 (4.05%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.70%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.70%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) C#
2 14 (18.92%) VB
3 10 (13.51%) SQL
4 8 (10.81%) C++
5 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.11%) Python
7 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.70%) Java
9 1 (1.35%) Delphi
9 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.76%) MCSE
6 4 (5.41%) MCITP
6 4 (5.41%) MCP
7 2 (2.70%) CCNP
7 2 (2.70%) CCNA
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.35%) MCSD
8 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
3 2 (2.70%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) XenApp
4 1 (1.35%) vCloud
4 1 (1.35%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
1 3 (4.05%) Puppet
1 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.70%) SCOM
2 2 (2.70%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.35%) Nessus
3 1 (1.35%) Nmap
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
3 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.35%) Iperf
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) VMware
3 9 (12.16%) Cisco
4 8 (10.81%) EMC
4 8 (10.81%) Kofax
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle
6 3 (4.05%) HP
6 3 (4.05%) Splunk
7 2 (2.70%) Sophos
7 2 (2.70%) OpenText
7 2 (2.70%) Intel
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix
8 1 (1.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Apple
8 1 (1.35%) Macromedia
8 1 (1.35%) Agilent
8 1 (1.35%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
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