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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.80% 13.77% 20.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.72% 79.17% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 20
Median daily rate £315 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £480 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.88 £10.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
29 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.95% 17.39% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 25
Median daily rate £350 £413 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +94.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.88 £10.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -23.07%
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 27 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (42.00%) Windows Server
2 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (40.00%) VMware
3 16 (32.00%) LAN
3 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (30.00%) IIS
5 14 (28.00%) Citrix
6 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
7 12 (24.00%) WAN
8 11 (22.00%) SAN
8 11 (22.00%) Clustering
8 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
8 11 (22.00%) NAS
8 11 (22.00%) High Availability
8 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
9 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (20.00%) Secure Coding
9 10 (20.00%) Middleware
10 9 (18.00%) .NET
11 8 (16.00%) C#
11 8 (16.00%) Finance
12 6 (12.00%) C
12 6 (12.00%) Linux
12 6 (12.00%) Firewall
12 6 (12.00%) Network Optimisation
12 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
13 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 5 (10.00%) SIEM

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 15 (30.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.00%) Documentum
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) LAN
2 12 (24.00%) WAN
3 11 (22.00%) NAS
3 11 (22.00%) SAN
4 6 (12.00%) Firewall
5 5 (10.00%) Network Security
6 3 (6.00%) VoIP
6 3 (6.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.00%) DHCP
7 1 (2.00%) DNS
7 1 (2.00%) LDAP
7 1 (2.00%) SNMP
7 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.00%) MSTest
3 1 (2.00%) NuGet
3 1 (2.00%) NUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) IT Engineer
1 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.00%) Architect
2 7 (14.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Integration Manager
2 7 (14.00%) Integration Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) Middleware
2 9 (18.00%) .NET
3 4 (8.00%) CSS
3 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 4 (8.00%) jQuery
3 4 (8.00%) JSON
3 4 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Clustering
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
4 2 (4.00%) Robotics
4 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.00%) Unix
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) High Availability
1 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (20.00%) Secure Coding
3 6 (12.00%) Network Optimisation
4 5 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 5 (10.00%) SIEM
4 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) SFIA
5 4 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (4.00%) Benchmarking
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) C#
2 6 (12.00%) C
3 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) C++/CLI
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) CCNA
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) RHCE
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.00%) Docker
4 4 (8.00%) KVM
4 4 (8.00%) LXC
4 4 (8.00%) vCloud
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (8.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) VMware
3 14 (28.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Blue Prism
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Juniper
6 2 (4.00%) Kofax
6 2 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft