The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 28.89% 19.44% 25.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.66% 63.64% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 16
Median daily rate £365 £225 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £416 £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 19
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 66 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 32.22% 30.56% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 20
Median daily rate £365 £265 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.73% +51.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £120 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £450 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 19
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -3 5 £368 +36.11% 3
King's Lynn -2 4 £358 +186.40%
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows.

1 32 (59.26%) Windows 7
2 27 (50.00%) ITIL
3 24 (44.44%) SQL
4 22 (40.74%) VMware
5 21 (38.89%) Finance
5 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (37.04%) CRM
7 19 (35.19%) SharePoint
7 19 (35.19%) Avaya
7 19 (35.19%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (35.19%) DNS
7 19 (35.19%) VMware ESX
7 19 (35.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 18 (33.33%) IIS
9 17 (31.48%) Epicor
10 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
11 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.52%) SLA
13 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 8 (14.81%) Linux
14 8 (14.81%) ITIL V3
15 7 (12.96%) VLAN
16 6 (11.11%) A+ Certification
16 6 (11.11%) MCP
16 6 (11.11%) WSUS
17 5 (9.26%) SCCM
17 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
17 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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 19 (35.19%) BizTalk Server
1 19 (35.19%) SharePoint
2 18 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.85%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.70%) Route 53
4 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) DNS
2 7 (12.96%) VLAN
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.85%) Ant
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Operations Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.26%) Operations Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) JSP
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.70%) HTML5
3 2 (3.70%) J2EE
3 2 (3.70%) REST
3 2 (3.70%) SOAP
3 2 (3.70%) Velocity
3 2 (3.70%) WCF
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Statistics
2 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Windows 7
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 8 (14.81%) Linux
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.56%) Solaris
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.70%) AIX
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Unix
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) ITIL
2 20 (37.04%) CRM
3 8 (14.81%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.41%) ITSM
5 4 (7.41%) Line Management
5 4 (7.41%) Scrum
5 4 (7.41%) Service Management
5 4 (7.41%) Web Development
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.70%) Coaching
7 2 (3.70%) Mobile Development
7 2 (3.70%) MVVM
7 2 (3.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.70%) XAML
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 6 (11.11%) MCP
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
2 5 (9.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (35.19%) Virtual Desktop
2 19 (35.19%) VMware ESX
3 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) Docker
4 2 (3.70%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) WSUS
2 5 (9.26%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) Terraform
4 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) VMware
2 19 (35.19%) Avaya
3 17 (31.48%) Epicor
4 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) F5
7 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Sun
8 1 (1.85%) BEA
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) Progress
8 1 (1.85%) Remedy