The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 56 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 28.00% 21.57% 15.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.67% 61.11% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 11
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£175 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £128 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £58.75 £21.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.11% +14.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Windows
East of England

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
75 90 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 37.50% 35.29% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 61 11
Average daily rate £175 £225 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Average hourly rate £102.50 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.79% +39.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +1 21 £198 -17.70% 3
Thetford - 2 £338 -
King's Lynn - 1 £175 - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 54 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 47 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 43 (45.74%) VMware
4 35 (37.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (36.17%) SharePoint
6 30 (31.91%) Citrix
6 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (30.85%) Symantec
7 29 (30.85%) Microsoft
8 28 (29.79%) SAN
9 26 (27.66%) CRM
9 26 (27.66%) SQL
9 26 (27.66%) Xen
10 24 (25.53%) HP
11 23 (24.47%) Firewall
12 22 (23.40%) Backup Exec
12 22 (23.40%) SAP
13 21 (22.34%) Hitachi
13 21 (22.34%) Dynamics CRM
14 20 (21.28%) SLA
15 19 (20.21%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (17.02%) Cisco
17 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (13.83%) DNS
18 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
18 13 (13.83%) MS Exchange
18 13 (13.83%) Linux
19 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
20 11 (11.70%) Windows XP
20 11 (11.70%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (36.17%) SharePoint
2 19 (20.21%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (13.83%) MS Exchange
4 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.26%) IIS
6 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.06%) CMS
8 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Office
2 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (11.70%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.79%) SAN
2 23 (24.47%) Firewall
3 13 (13.83%) DNS
4 10 (10.64%) DHCP
5 7 (7.45%) WAN
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (6.38%) VoIP
6 6 (6.38%) VLAN
7 5 (5.32%) IPv4
7 5 (5.32%) LAN
7 5 (5.32%) Internet
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (4.26%) SSL
8 4 (4.26%) Intranet
9 3 (3.19%) Wireless
9 3 (3.19%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.19%) Network Security
10 2 (2.13%) VPN
10 2 (2.13%) PBX
11 1 (1.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.19%) EDMS
4 1 (1.06%) DB2
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.06%) Legal
3 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Operations Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Administrator
3 9 (9.57%) IT Support
4 8 (8.51%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Desktop Support
5 7 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.45%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.26%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.13%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Replication
3 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
4 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.06%) CCTV
4 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 35 (37.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (13.83%) Linux
5 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.70%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.51%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.38%) UNIX
9 5 (5.32%) AIX
10 3 (3.19%) zOS
10 3 (3.19%) Android
11 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.06%) VMS
11 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) CRM
2 7 (7.45%) ITIL
2 7 (7.45%) Migration
3 5 (5.32%) SIEM
4 4 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (4.26%) Process Management
5 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.19%) Information Security
5 3 (3.19%) Server Building
5 3 (3.19%) Analytics
6 2 (2.13%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.13%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.13%) ITSM
6 2 (2.13%) Service Management
7 1 (1.06%) BCP
7 1 (1.06%) Data Security
7 1 (1.06%) Validation
7 1 (1.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) Python
3 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.06%) Java
4 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.06%) VBScript
4 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) HNC
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.19%) MCSE
5 2 (2.13%) CISSP
5 2 (2.13%) CISA
5 2 (2.13%) CISM
5 2 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.06%) MCSA
6 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 54 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.66%) Xen
3 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.45%) vSphere
6 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.26%) ProxySG
7 3 (3.19%) RACF
7 3 (3.19%) XenApp
7 3 (3.19%) XenServer
7 3 (3.19%) ACF2
8 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 22 (23.40%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.32%) SCCM
3 3 (3.19%) Nessus
4 1 (1.06%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (45.74%) VMware
2 30 (31.91%) Citrix
3 29 (30.85%) Microsoft
3 29 (30.85%) Symantec
4 24 (25.53%) HP
5 22 (23.40%) SAP
6 21 (22.34%) Hitachi
7 16 (17.02%) Cisco
8 6 (6.38%) Oracle
9 5 (5.32%) Sophos
10 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.26%) Veeam
10 4 (4.26%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (3.19%) Lumension
11 3 (3.19%) AlgoSec
11 3 (3.19%) Splunk
11 3 (3.19%) Qualys
11 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.19%) IBM
11 3 (3.19%) Avaya
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