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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 17.70% 17.96% 25.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.96% 68.52% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 24
Median daily rate £363 £300 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +58.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £148 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 21
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
23 54 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 20.35% 26.21% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 28
Median daily rate £363 £320 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 21
Median hourly rate - £20.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +1 6 £550 +83.33% 1
King's Lynn -1 3 £345 +176.00%
Thetford - 1 £145 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 27 (57.45%) ITIL
2 25 (53.19%) SQL
2 25 (53.19%) Windows 7
3 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (46.81%) Finance
4 21 (44.68%) VMware
4 21 (44.68%) CRM
4 21 (44.68%) SharePoint
5 20 (42.55%) DNS
5 20 (42.55%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (42.55%) Avaya
5 20 (42.55%) VMware ESX
5 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (42.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (38.30%) Epicor
7 17 (36.17%) IIS
8 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
10 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.15%) SLA
12 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
13 6 (12.77%) A+ Certification
13 6 (12.77%) MCP
13 6 (12.77%) SCCM
13 6 (12.77%) WSUS
13 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
14 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
14 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (10.64%) Linux
15 4 (8.51%) Internet

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 21 (44.68%) SharePoint
2 20 (42.55%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (36.17%) IIS
4 2 (4.26%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.38%) Route 53
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) DNS
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) VLAN
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.38%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Ant
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Operations Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.64%) Operations Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.26%) HTML5
2 2 (4.26%) JSP
2 2 (4.26%) REST
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
2 2 (4.26%) Velocity
2 2 (4.26%) WCF
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) CMDB
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows 7
2 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) ITIL
2 21 (44.68%) CRM
3 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.51%) ITSM
4 4 (8.51%) Line Management
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Scrum
4 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.51%) Web Development
5 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps
5 3 (6.38%) High Availability
5 3 (6.38%) Service Management
5 3 (6.38%) Statistics
6 2 (4.26%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.38%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.26%) XAML
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) A+ Certification
1 6 (12.77%) MCP
2 4 (8.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
2 4 (8.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Virtual Desktop
1 20 (42.55%) VMware ESX
1 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
1 6 (12.77%) WSUS
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Terraform
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
3 2 (4.26%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) VMware
2 20 (42.55%) Avaya
3 18 (38.30%) Epicor
4 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.13%) Progress
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy