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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 54 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 29.67% 24.66% 17.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.06% 65.85% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 13
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£175 £188 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £57.00 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+338.46% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £10.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £127.00 £23.40 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
71 82 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 39.01% 37.44% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 13
Average daily rate £175 £220 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.42% +119.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £102.50 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.79% +39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £30.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +1 19 £188 -11.76% 2
Thetford - 2 £338 -
King's Lynn - 1 £175 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 64 (59.81%) Active Directory
2 54 (50.47%) Windows 7
3 48 (44.86%) VMware
4 43 (40.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (35.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (31.78%) Microsoft
6 34 (31.78%) SQL
7 33 (30.84%) SharePoint
8 31 (28.97%) Citrix
8 31 (28.97%) SAN
9 29 (27.10%) Symantec
10 26 (24.30%) CRM
10 26 (24.30%) Firewall
10 26 (24.30%) Xen
11 24 (22.43%) Backup Exec
11 24 (22.43%) HP
12 23 (21.50%) SLA
13 22 (20.56%) Cisco
13 22 (20.56%) SAP
14 21 (19.63%) Hitachi
14 21 (19.63%) Dynamics CRM
15 19 (17.76%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (14.95%) ITIL
17 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
17 15 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (13.08%) MS Office
18 14 (13.08%) MS Exchange
19 13 (12.15%) Linux
20 12 (11.21%) Finance
20 12 (11.21%) vSphere

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 33 (30.84%) SharePoint
2 19 (17.76%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (13.08%) MS Exchange
4 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.67%) IIS
5 5 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) MS Office
2 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (10.28%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.97%) SAN
2 26 (24.30%) Firewall
3 11 (10.28%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (9.35%) DNS
5 7 (6.54%) WAN
5 7 (6.54%) DHCP
5 7 (6.54%) Wireless
5 7 (6.54%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (5.61%) Internet
6 6 (5.61%) VoIP
7 5 (4.67%) LAN
7 5 (4.67%) VLAN
8 4 (3.74%) Intranet
8 4 (3.74%) SSL
8 4 (3.74%) IPv4
9 3 (2.80%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.80%) Network Security
10 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.87%) VPN
10 2 (1.87%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) EDMS
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
General
1 12 (11.21%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Legal
2 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Analyst
2 20 (18.69%) Operations Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Support Analyst
4 14 (13.08%) IT Support
5 11 (10.28%) Desktop Support
5 11 (10.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (9.35%) Administrator
6 10 (9.35%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (7.48%) Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) Service Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.74%) Security Consultant
12 4 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (3.74%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.87%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) Replication
3 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) CCTV
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.47%) Windows 7
2 43 (40.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (35.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (12.15%) Linux
5 11 (10.28%) Windows XP
5 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.48%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.61%) UNIX
8 5 (4.67%) AIX
9 3 (2.80%) zOS
9 3 (2.80%) Android
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.93%) VMS
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) CRM
2 16 (14.95%) ITIL
3 5 (4.67%) SIEM
4 4 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (3.74%) Process Management
4 4 (3.74%) Migration
5 3 (2.80%) Load Balancing
5 3 (2.80%) Information Security
5 3 (2.80%) Analytics
6 2 (1.87%) Network Architecture
6 2 (1.87%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (1.87%) Business Continuity
6 2 (1.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.87%) ITSM
6 2 (1.87%) Service Management
7 1 (0.93%) BCP
7 1 (0.93%) Data Security
7 1 (0.93%) Validation
7 1 (0.93%) Release Management
7 1 (0.93%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) SQL
2 7 (6.54%) Python
3 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.67%) HNC
4 4 (3.74%) MCSE
4 4 (3.74%) MCP
5 2 (1.87%) CISA
5 2 (1.87%) CISM
5 2 (1.87%) CISSP
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 64 (59.81%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.30%) Xen
3 15 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (11.21%) vSphere
5 9 (8.41%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.48%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.74%) XenApp
7 4 (3.74%) XenServer
7 4 (3.74%) ProxySG
8 3 (2.80%) RACF
8 3 (2.80%) ACF2
9 2 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.87%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (22.43%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.48%) SCCM
3 3 (2.80%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) WSUS
4 1 (0.93%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (44.86%) VMware
2 34 (31.78%) Microsoft
3 31 (28.97%) Citrix
4 29 (27.10%) Symantec
5 24 (22.43%) HP
6 22 (20.56%) SAP
6 22 (20.56%) Cisco
7 21 (19.63%) Hitachi
8 6 (5.61%) Oracle
9 4 (3.74%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (3.74%) Sophos
9 4 (3.74%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.74%) Veeam
10 3 (2.80%) Qualys
10 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.80%) Avaya
10 3 (2.80%) IBM
10 3 (2.80%) Splunk
10 3 (2.80%) Lumension
10 3 (2.80%) AlgoSec
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