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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.77% 20.93% 12.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 84.38% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.12
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -0.76%
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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
24 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.02% 24.81% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 5
Average daily rate £413 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
2 24 (40.68%) Client/Server
3 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
4 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
5 17 (28.81%) C#
5 17 (28.81%) .NET
5 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
6 15 (25.42%) VB
6 15 (25.42%) XML
6 15 (25.42%) ADO
7 12 (20.34%) Linux
8 11 (18.64%) Visualisation
8 11 (18.64%) Information Management
9 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
9 10 (16.95%) User Stories
9 10 (16.95%) SDLC
9 10 (16.95%) Windows XP
9 10 (16.95%) N-Tier
10 9 (15.25%) Process Management
10 9 (15.25%) Kofax
10 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
10 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (15.25%) Document Management
11 8 (13.56%) Content Management
11 8 (13.56%) EMC
11 8 (13.56%) Documentum
12 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (11.86%) Business Process Improvement
12 7 (11.86%) Process Improvement

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (13.56%) Documentum
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) IPv4
2 2 (3.39%) IPv6
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) VPN
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) VLAN
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Hive
3 4 (6.78%) Big Data
4 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.39%) MSTest
3 2 (3.39%) Moq
General
1 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Architect
2 7 (11.86%) Developer
2 7 (11.86%) Analyst
2 7 (11.86%) AWS Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Service Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) IT Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Platform Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.39%) Integration Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.39%) Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
1 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
2 15 (25.42%) ADO
2 15 (25.42%) XML
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.39%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (3.39%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.69%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Client/Server
2 11 (18.64%) Visualisation
3 10 (16.95%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) PDA
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows XP
2 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
3 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Information Management
2 10 (16.95%) User Stories
2 10 (16.95%) SDLC
3 9 (15.25%) Document Management
3 9 (15.25%) Process Management
4 8 (13.56%) Content Management
5 7 (11.86%) Process Improvement
5 7 (11.86%) Business Process Improvement
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
6 6 (10.17%) OO
7 5 (8.47%) OOD
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.47%) Server Hardening
8 4 (6.78%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Information Security
8 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.08%) Cyber Security
10 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
10 2 (3.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) C#
2 15 (25.42%) VB
3 4 (6.78%) Python
3 4 (6.78%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) Perl
4 3 (5.08%) SQL
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) GIAC
3 2 (3.39%) CISSP
3 2 (3.39%) MCP
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) MCSA
4 1 (1.69%) MCITP
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) XenApp
2 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.69%) Kibana
2 1 (1.69%) Check_MK
2 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Kofax
3 8 (13.56%) EMC
4 5 (8.47%) LANDesk
5 3 (5.08%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) Splunk
6 2 (3.39%) OpenText
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco
7 1 (1.69%) Intel
7 1 (1.69%) BT
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