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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 47 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 31.33% 26.37% 15.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.03% 67.61% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 19
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£175 £213 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +112.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.68% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £24.65 £26.00
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
58 71 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 38.67% 39.01% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 19
Average daily rate £175 £220 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.42% +119.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 10
Average hourly rate £10.75 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.43% +39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £30.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 0 17 £183 -8.75% 9
Great Yarmouth -1 1 £119 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (55.67%) Active Directory
2 48 (49.48%) Windows 7
3 40 (41.24%) VMware
4 39 (40.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (35.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
7 30 (30.93%) SQL
8 26 (26.80%) Citrix
8 26 (26.80%) Symantec
9 24 (24.74%) SAN
9 24 (24.74%) SharePoint
10 22 (22.68%) HP
10 22 (22.68%) Backup Exec
10 22 (22.68%) Firewall
11 21 (21.65%) CRM
11 21 (21.65%) SLA
11 21 (21.65%) Xen
12 20 (20.62%) SAP
13 19 (19.59%) Cisco
13 19 (19.59%) Hitachi
13 19 (19.59%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (16.49%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (14.43%) MS Office
16 13 (13.40%) ITIL
17 12 (12.37%) Finance
18 11 (11.34%) vSphere
19 10 (10.31%) SCCM
19 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
20 9 (9.28%) SAP CRM
20 9 (9.28%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24 (24.74%) SharePoint
2 16 (16.49%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.15%) IIS
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) MS Office
2 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (9.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.74%) SAN
2 22 (22.68%) Firewall
3 8 (8.25%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (7.22%) Wireless
5 6 (6.19%) WAN
6 5 (5.15%) LAN
6 5 (5.15%) DNS
7 4 (4.12%) Internet
7 4 (4.12%) VoIP
8 3 (3.09%) Network Security
8 3 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.09%) SSL
8 3 (3.09%) DHCP
9 2 (2.06%) Intranet
9 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) EDMS
3 1 (1.03%) DB2
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.03%) Legal
2 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Analyst
2 17 (17.53%) Operations Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Support Analyst
4 14 (14.43%) IT Support
5 13 (13.40%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.28%) Desktop Support
6 9 (9.28%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (9.28%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Administrator
7 8 (8.25%) Consultant
8 7 (7.22%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Server Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.03%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (49.48%) Windows 7
2 39 (40.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (35.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.22%) Linux
4 7 (7.22%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.15%) UNIX
7 4 (4.12%) AIX
8 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.09%) zOS
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) CRM
2 13 (13.40%) ITIL
3 7 (7.22%) Migration
4 5 (5.15%) SIEM
5 4 (4.12%) Process Management
6 3 (3.09%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.09%) Analytics
7 2 (2.06%) Information Security
7 2 (2.06%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.06%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.03%) Release Management
8 1 (1.03%) Time Management
8 1 (1.03%) Server Building
8 1 (1.03%) Database Security
8 1 (1.03%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.03%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.03%) BCP
8 1 (1.03%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.03%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.93%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) Python
3 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) HNC
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.12%) MCP
4 4 (4.12%) Degree
5 3 (3.09%) MCSE
6 2 (2.06%) CISA
6 2 (2.06%) CISM
6 2 (2.06%) CISSP
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (55.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (21.65%) Xen
3 11 (11.34%) vSphere
4 9 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.12%) ProxySG
5 4 (4.12%) XenServer
6 3 (3.09%) ACF2
6 3 (3.09%) RACF
7 2 (2.06%) XenApp
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (22.68%) Backup Exec
2 10 (10.31%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) Nessus
4 1 (1.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) VMware
2 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
3 26 (26.80%) Citrix
3 26 (26.80%) Symantec
4 22 (22.68%) HP
5 20 (20.62%) SAP
6 19 (19.59%) Cisco
6 19 (19.59%) Hitachi
7 5 (5.15%) Oracle
8 4 (4.12%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.12%) Sophos
8 4 (4.12%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (3.09%) Lumension
9 3 (3.09%) AlgoSec
9 3 (3.09%) Splunk
9 3 (3.09%) IBM
9 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.06%) EMC
10 2 (2.06%) Qualys
10 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
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