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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 35 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.23% 25.75% 13.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 82.69% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 13
Median daily rate £300 £413 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +75.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £160 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +77.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
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
42 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.08% 31.14% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 20
Median daily rate £300 £225 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +77.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 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 26 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 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
3 18 (39.13%) VMware
4 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.26%) Citrix
5 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
6 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 12 (26.09%) LAN
7 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
8 8 (17.39%) WAN
8 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
9 7 (15.22%) High Availability
9 7 (15.22%) SAN
9 7 (15.22%) IIS
9 7 (15.22%) NAS
9 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
9 7 (15.22%) Clustering
10 6 (13.04%) Linux
10 6 (13.04%) ITIL
10 6 (13.04%) Middleware
10 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (13.04%) Secure Coding
11 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
11 5 (10.87%) Office 365
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.87%) Unix
11 5 (10.87%) Python
11 5 (10.87%) .NET
11 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration

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 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) IIS
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.35%) Documentum
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) LAN
2 8 (17.39%) WAN
3 7 (15.22%) NAS
3 7 (15.22%) SAN
4 5 (10.87%) Network Security
5 3 (6.52%) DHCP
5 3 (6.52%) DNS
5 3 (6.52%) VoIP
5 3 (6.52%) Wireless
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall
7 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) MSTest
3 1 (2.17%) NuGet
3 1 (2.17%) NUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Analyst
1 8 (17.39%) IT Engineer
1 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Integration Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Integration Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Server Support
6 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Middleware
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.17%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.17%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Reinsurance
3 2 (4.35%) Robotics
3 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
2 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.04%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Unix
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) High Availability
1 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Secure Coding
3 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) SFIA
5 2 (4.35%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) Information Management
5 2 (4.35%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (4.35%) OO
5 2 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (4.35%) Release Management
5 2 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (2.17%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (2.17%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Python
2 4 (8.70%) C
2 4 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) CCNA
1 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
1 4 (8.70%) RHCE
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) Docker
4 4 (8.70%) KVM
4 4 (8.70%) LXC
4 4 (8.70%) vCloud
4 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Check_MK
2 1 (2.17%) Kibana
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) VMware
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.26%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) Blue Prism
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Juniper
6 2 (4.35%) Kofax
6 2 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
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