The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Norfolk region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 53 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 22.46% 16.05% 9.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.35% 92.86% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 11
Average daily rate
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£225 £150 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £328 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% -12.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 36.02% 17.28% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 10 21
Average daily rate £225 £100 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -61.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -12.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows
East of England

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Norfolk region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Norfolk region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +2 39 £240 +140.00% 3
Thetford - - - -
Diss - - - - 1
King's Lynn - - - -
North Walsham - - - - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 51 (46.36%) Windows 7
2 50 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 40 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (30.91%) Microsoft
5 28 (25.45%) SCCM
6 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (17.27%) Migration
8 18 (16.36%) Windows XP
9 17 (15.45%) VMware
10 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 14 (12.73%) Windows 8
12 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
13 12 (10.91%) MS Office
13 12 (10.91%) MS Exchange
13 12 (10.91%) Citrix
14 11 (10.00%) SQL
14 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (9.09%) C
15 10 (9.09%) Finance
15 10 (9.09%) Firewall
16 9 (8.18%) C#
16 9 (8.18%) .NET
16 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
17 8 (7.27%) AIX
17 8 (7.27%) VBScript
17 8 (7.27%) Mainframe
17 8 (7.27%) PMI
17 8 (7.27%) PMI Certification
17 8 (7.27%) AS400
18 7 (6.36%) WSUS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 12 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
4 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.91%) MS Office
3 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (2.73%) DNS
2 3 (2.73%) SAN
3 2 (1.82%) LAN
3 2 (1.82%) WAN
3 2 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) VPN
4 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MSI
2 2 (1.82%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (18.18%) Analyst
2 19 (17.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (16.36%) Support Engineer
4 15 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Architect
6 9 (8.18%) Project Manager
6 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Developer
8 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Applications Packager
11 4 (3.64%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (3.64%) SCCM Engineer
12 3 (2.73%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) .NET
2 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.64%) CSS
2 4 (3.64%) Web Services
2 4 (3.64%) XHTML
2 4 (3.64%) Ajax
2 4 (3.64%) WCF
2 4 (3.64%) LINQ
2 4 (3.64%) jQuery
2 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (3.64%) REST
2 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (3.64%) HTML
3 3 (2.73%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.73%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.91%) Middleware
4 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) PMI
1 8 (7.27%) Mainframe
1 8 (7.27%) AS400
2 3 (2.73%) NHS
3 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (46.36%) Windows 7
2 40 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (16.36%) Windows XP
5 14 (12.73%) Windows 8
6 8 (7.27%) AIX
7 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.91%) Linux
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.27%) Migration
2 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
3 7 (6.36%) Change Management
3 7 (6.36%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 4 (3.64%) Software Architecture
5 4 (3.64%) ITIL
5 4 (3.64%) Project Management
5 4 (3.64%) OOP
5 4 (3.64%) MVC
5 4 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.73%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.73%) OO
6 3 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.82%) Workflow
8 1 (0.91%) Validation
8 1 (0.91%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (0.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.00%) SQL
2 10 (9.09%) C
3 9 (8.18%) C#
4 8 (7.27%) VBScript
5 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.73%) VB
9 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) CCNA
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
1 2 (1.82%) HL7
System Software
1 50 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.73%) XenApp
4 2 (1.82%) vSphere
4 2 (1.82%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (25.45%) SCCM
2 7 (6.36%) WSUS
3 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.91%) OpenView
5 1 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 34 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.45%) VMware
3 12 (10.91%) Citrix
4 6 (5.45%) Becrypt
5 4 (3.64%) HP
6 3 (2.73%) Dell
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle
7 2 (1.82%) AppSense
7 2 (1.82%) Veeam
8 1 (0.91%) Altiris
8 1 (0.91%) EMC
8 1 (0.91%) CommVault
8 1 (0.91%) Lotus
8 1 (0.91%) Sophos
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