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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.17% 23.98% 12.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.57% 89.13% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 15
Median daily rate £180 £250 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £160 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +64.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Windows
Suffolk

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
28 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.77% 26.90% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 22
Median daily rate £225 £225 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +64.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Windows.

1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
4 9 (23.68%) VMware
5 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (18.42%) Linux
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 6 (15.79%) .NET
6 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.16%) SAN
8 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (10.53%) Information Management
8 4 (10.53%) Degree
8 4 (10.53%) C#
8 4 (10.53%) MS Office
8 4 (10.53%) ITIL
8 4 (10.53%) Unix
8 4 (10.53%) Python
8 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
8 4 (10.53%) Reinsurance
8 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.89%) NAS
9 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared

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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Documentum
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) NAS
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.63%) MSTest
2 1 (2.63%) NuGet
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) IT Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Integration Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Integration Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Platform Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.63%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.53%) Reinsurance
2 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Robotics
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) Unix
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) Information Management
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (7.89%) High Availability
2 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (5.26%) OO
3 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (5.26%) Project Management
3 2 (5.26%) Release Management
3 2 (5.26%) Secure Coding
3 2 (5.26%) Server Hardening
3 2 (5.26%) SFIA
3 2 (5.26%) UML
3 2 (5.26%) User Stories
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) MVC
4 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C#
1 4 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Docker
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) KVM
3 2 (5.26%) LXC
3 2 (5.26%) vCloud
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Check_MK
2 1 (2.63%) Kibana
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Blue Prism
5 2 (5.26%) Kofax
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
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