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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 30 51 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 16.57% 19.03% 20.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.60% 71.83% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £126 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £335 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £65.00 £21.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.85% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £10.90 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £25.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
53 71 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 29.28% 26.49% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 18
Average daily rate £203 £240 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £128 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £20.38 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.33% +10.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.75 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £25.98 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 19 £225 -26.22% 2
Thetford - 1 £338 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (57.83%) Active Directory
2 42 (50.60%) VMware
3 40 (48.19%) Windows 7
4 33 (39.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (37.35%) SharePoint
6 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (34.94%) Citrix
8 28 (33.73%) SAN
9 26 (31.33%) Symantec
9 26 (31.33%) CRM
9 26 (31.33%) SQL
9 26 (31.33%) Xen
10 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
11 24 (28.92%) HP
12 22 (26.51%) SAP
12 22 (26.51%) Backup Exec
13 21 (25.30%) Hitachi
13 21 (25.30%) Dynamics CRM
14 20 (24.10%) SLA
15 19 (22.89%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (22.89%) Firewall
16 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (16.87%) Cisco
18 12 (14.46%) DNS
18 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
18 12 (14.46%) Linux
19 11 (13.25%) Windows XP
19 11 (13.25%) SAP CRM
19 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
20 10 (12.05%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 31 (37.35%) SharePoint
2 19 (22.89%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
4 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.82%) IIS
6 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.20%) CMS
8 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Office
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (13.25%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.73%) SAN
2 19 (22.89%) Firewall
3 12 (14.46%) DNS
4 10 (12.05%) DHCP
5 6 (7.23%) VoIP
5 6 (7.23%) VLAN
6 5 (6.02%) Internet
6 5 (6.02%) IPv4
7 4 (4.82%) Intranet
7 4 (4.82%) WAN
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.41%) Wireless
9 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.41%) LAN
9 2 (2.41%) PBX
9 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.20%) NAS
10 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) EDMS
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Operations Engineer
2 17 (20.48%) Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Administrator
4 8 (9.64%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) IT Support
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.23%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.23%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.02%) Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.20%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Replication
1 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) CCTV
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) Windows 7
2 33 (39.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (14.46%) Linux
5 11 (13.25%) Windows XP
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.84%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.82%) AIX
8 3 (3.61%) UNIX
8 3 (3.61%) Android
9 2 (2.41%) zOS
9 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) CRM
2 7 (8.43%) ITIL
2 7 (8.43%) Migration
3 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (4.82%) Process Management
3 4 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (3.61%) Server Building
5 2 (2.41%) Network Architecture
5 2 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.41%) SIEM
5 2 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.41%) ITSM
5 2 (2.41%) Service Management
5 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.41%) Information Security
6 1 (1.20%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.20%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.20%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.20%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.20%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.33%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.41%) Python
3 2 (2.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.20%) VBA
4 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) HNC
5 2 (2.41%) MCSE
5 2 (2.41%) CISSP
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.41%) CISA
5 2 (2.41%) CISM
5 2 (2.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (57.83%) Active Directory
2 26 (31.33%) Xen
3 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.84%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.23%) vSphere
6 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.61%) XenApp
6 3 (3.61%) XenServer
7 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 22 (26.51%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.82%) SCCM
3 3 (3.61%) Nessus
4 1 (1.20%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (50.60%) VMware
2 29 (34.94%) Citrix
3 26 (31.33%) Symantec
4 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
5 24 (28.92%) HP
6 22 (26.51%) SAP
7 21 (25.30%) Hitachi
8 14 (16.87%) Cisco
9 4 (4.82%) Veeam
10 3 (3.61%) Qualys
10 3 (3.61%) Avaya
11 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.41%) Oracle
11 2 (2.41%) Sophos
11 2 (2.41%) Cyber-Ark
12 1 (1.20%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.20%) Imperva
12 1 (1.20%) Splunk
12 1 (1.20%) Spiceworks
12 1 (1.20%) Lumension