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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 17.48% 19.37% 19.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.37% 62.71% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 40
Median daily rate £255 £190 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £146 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £485 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £108.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.66% +357.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £41.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £130.75 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
76 59 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 36.89% 30.89% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 50
Median daily rate £325 £200 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £115.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.26% +464.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £23.40 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £137.50 £25.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 14 £450 +100.00% 2
Thetford 0 1 - -
King's Lynn -2 1 £170 -2.85%
Great Yarmouth - 1 £200 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 29 (46.03%) Windows 7
2 23 (36.51%) VMware
3 22 (34.92%) ITIL
4 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
5 17 (26.98%) Linux
6 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
7 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (23.81%) SQL
8 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
9 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
9 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.46%) IIS
12 10 (15.87%) Finance
12 10 (15.87%) VLAN
13 9 (14.29%) SCCM
13 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
13 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 9 (14.29%) Cisco
14 8 (12.70%) Solaris
14 8 (12.70%) MCP
14 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
14 8 (12.70%) Office 365
14 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (12.70%) WSUS
14 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (11.11%) MS Office

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 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
2 11 (17.46%) IIS
3 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 7 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.17%) iPlanet
7 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.59%) CMS
8 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 6 (9.52%) OneDrive
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) VLAN
2 7 (11.11%) DNS
3 6 (9.52%) BIG-IP
3 6 (9.52%) Firewall
4 5 (7.94%) iSCSI
4 5 (7.94%) SAN
5 4 (6.35%) Internet
5 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.35%) VPN
6 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.76%) Skype
7 1 (1.59%) DHCP
7 1 (1.59%) NAS
7 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Support Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Desktop Support
5 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Server Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Server Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) HTML
1 5 (7.94%) JSP
2 3 (4.76%) HTML5
3 2 (3.17%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.35%) Clustering
3 4 (6.35%) CMDB
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Windows 7
2 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
3 17 (26.98%) Linux
4 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (12.70%) Solaris
8 6 (9.52%) AIX
8 6 (9.52%) Unix
9 4 (6.35%) CentOS
9 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.59%) Android
11 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.11%) CRM
5 6 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (9.52%) Six Sigma
6 5 (7.94%) Performance Management
6 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) DevOps
7 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.76%) MVC
7 3 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Scrum
7 3 (4.76%) Web Development
8 2 (3.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) Java
3 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.76%) C#
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) MCP
3 6 (9.52%) MCSE
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.17%) CISM
6 2 (3.17%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) JSP 440
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 4 (6.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
1 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
2 6 (9.52%) vSphere
3 4 (6.35%) Firmware
4 3 (4.76%) Docker
5 1 (1.59%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.59%) XenApp
5 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCCM
2 8 (12.70%) WSUS
3 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (4.76%) Puppet
3 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) VMware
2 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.29%) Cisco
5 7 (11.11%) HP
6 6 (9.52%) F5
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle
6 6 (9.52%) Sun
7 5 (7.94%) Citrix
7 5 (7.94%) Dell
7 5 (7.94%) Veeam
8 2 (3.17%) Adobe
8 2 (3.17%) BEA
9 1 (1.59%) Apple
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.59%) Sage
9 1 (1.59%) Toshiba