The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Norfolk region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 58 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 34.94% 18.72% 13.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.57% 92.68% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 18
Average daily rate £250 £225 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -36.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £100 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £272 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.20 £16.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% -3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.15 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £24.60 £19.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 41 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 40.36% 20.20% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 22
Average daily rate £250 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £100 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £255 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.20 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £28.00 £19.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
East of England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +3 42 £270 +20.00% 10
Great Yarmouth - 3 £245 -
Diss - - - -
Thetford - - - - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 53 (52.48%) Windows 7
2 42 (41.58%) Microsoft
3 30 (29.70%) Active Directory
3 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (25.74%) Windows XP
5 25 (24.75%) SCCM
6 24 (23.76%) MS Office
7 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (19.80%) SQL
9 19 (18.81%) Migration
10 15 (14.85%) Firewall
10 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
11 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
12 12 (11.88%) VMware
13 11 (10.89%) Finance
13 11 (10.89%) Cisco
13 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
14 10 (9.90%) Windows 8
14 10 (9.90%) C#
14 10 (9.90%) .NET
15 9 (8.91%) VBScript
15 9 (8.91%) ITIL
15 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
15 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (8.91%) vSphere
16 7 (6.93%) Financial Institution
16 7 (6.93%) LAN
16 7 (6.93%) MSI
16 7 (6.93%) Citrix
16 7 (6.93%) Customer Engagement

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
1 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.99%) SAS
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (23.76%) MS Office
2 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) Firewall
2 7 (6.93%) LAN
3 6 (5.94%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (5.94%) SAN
4 5 (4.95%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (4.95%) VoIP
5 2 (1.98%) DNS
6 1 (0.99%) Wireless
6 1 (0.99%) DHCP
6 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.97%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MSI
2 2 (1.98%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (13.86%) 3rd Line Support
1 14 (13.86%) Analyst
2 12 (11.88%) Desktop Support
2 12 (11.88%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Architect
5 9 (8.91%) Deployment Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Desktop Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) Server Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) .NET
2 4 (3.96%) Software Packaging
2 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.96%) CSS
2 4 (3.96%) HTML
2 4 (3.96%) XHTML
3 3 (2.97%) Web Services
3 3 (2.97%) XML
3 3 (2.97%) REST
3 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (2.97%) WCF
3 3 (2.97%) Ajax
3 3 (2.97%) LINQ
3 3 (2.97%) jQuery
4 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.99%) SOAP
5 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.99%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) NHS
1 4 (3.96%) Clustering
2 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.97%) AS400
2 3 (2.97%) PMI
3 2 (1.98%) Celerra
3 2 (1.98%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.98%) EMC Centera
4 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.99%) CMDB
4 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (52.48%) Windows 7
2 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (25.74%) Windows XP
4 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.90%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.97%) AIX
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Migration
2 9 (8.91%) ITIL
3 7 (6.93%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.95%) Change Management
4 5 (4.95%) OO
4 5 (4.95%) Multithreading
5 4 (3.96%) Software Deployment
5 4 (3.96%) OOP
5 4 (3.96%) MVC
6 3 (2.97%) Workflow
6 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.97%) Software Architecture
7 2 (1.98%) E-Commerce
7 2 (1.98%) ERP
8 1 (0.99%) Software Engineering
8 1 (0.99%) TDD
8 1 (0.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.99%) Validation
8 1 (0.99%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.80%) SQL
2 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.90%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) VBScript
5 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.95%) C
5 5 (4.95%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.97%) VB
8 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.97%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.97%) MCSE
2 3 (2.97%) MCP
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.98%) CCNA
3 2 (1.98%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.99%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) HL7
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 30 (29.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.91%) vSphere
3 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.95%) XenApp
5 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.99%) Snort
6 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (24.75%) SCCM
2 5 (4.95%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.96%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (41.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) VMware
3 11 (10.89%) Cisco
4 7 (6.93%) Citrix
5 6 (5.94%) Becrypt
5 6 (5.94%) HP
6 5 (4.95%) Dell
6 5 (4.95%) EMC
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle
7 2 (1.98%) CommVault
7 2 (1.98%) AppSense
8 1 (0.99%) Sophos
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