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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 25.77% 38.17% 16.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 86.21% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 12
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£184 £225 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £392 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £12.25 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.34% -24.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.48 £18.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +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
55 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 28.35% 44.27% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 14
Average daily rate £200 £213 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £108 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 13
Average hourly rate £19.75 £12.00 £16.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -25.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.50 £27.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 30 £221 +10.62% 5
King's Lynn - 3 £200 -
Thetford - - - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 29 (37.18%) Windows 7
4 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (24.36%) VMware
7 17 (21.79%) Firewall
8 15 (19.23%) Cisco
8 15 (19.23%) MS Office
9 11 (14.10%) ITIL
10 10 (12.82%) SQL
11 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
11 9 (11.54%) SCCM
12 8 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
12 8 (10.26%) Migration
13 7 (8.97%) Wireless
13 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
13 7 (8.97%) vSphere
14 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (7.69%) HP
14 6 (7.69%) LAN
14 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
14 6 (7.69%) WAN
14 6 (7.69%) Linux
14 6 (7.69%) Python
14 6 (7.69%) Finance
15 5 (6.41%) MCSE
15 5 (6.41%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
3 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Office
2 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) Firewall
2 8 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (8.97%) Wireless
4 6 (7.69%) WAN
4 6 (7.69%) LAN
5 4 (5.13%) DNS
5 4 (5.13%) SAN
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.85%) Network Security
6 3 (3.85%) SSL
6 3 (3.85%) DHCP
6 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.56%) VoIP
7 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.56%) Internet
8 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) EDMS
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
1 1 (1.28%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Support Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Desktop Support
3 11 (14.10%) IT Support
4 10 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.97%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Rollout Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) XML
2 1 (1.28%) Ajax
2 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) WCF
2 1 (1.28%) WPF
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.56%) NHS
1 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.28%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.18%) Windows 7
2 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.69%) Linux
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.85%) UNIX
6 3 (3.85%) AIX
6 3 (3.85%) zOS
7 2 (2.56%) Android
7 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.10%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Migration
3 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 3 (3.85%) SIEM
3 3 (3.85%) Analytics
4 1 (1.28%) Database Security
4 1 (1.28%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (1.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.28%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (1.28%) Time Management
4 1 (1.28%) Data Migration
4 1 (1.28%) BCP
4 1 (1.28%) Project Management
4 1 (1.28%) Data Security
4 1 (1.28%) MVC
4 1 (1.28%) Workflow
4 1 (1.28%) Validation
4 1 (1.28%) Scrum
4 1 (1.28%) Business Continuity
4 1 (1.28%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.28%) C
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.41%) MCSE
3 4 (5.13%) MCP
3 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) HNC
5 2 (2.56%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.56%) MCITP
5 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) HND
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.97%) vSphere
3 4 (5.13%) ProxySG
4 3 (3.85%) RACF
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) ACF2
5 2 (2.56%) XenServer
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.36%) VMware
3 15 (19.23%) Cisco
4 6 (7.69%) HP
5 5 (6.41%) Citrix
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle
6 4 (5.13%) Symantec
6 4 (5.13%) Sophos
6 4 (5.13%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.85%) Splunk
7 3 (3.85%) Lumension
7 3 (3.85%) AlgoSec
7 3 (3.85%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.85%) IBM
8 2 (2.56%) Adobe
8 2 (2.56%) EMC
8 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.56%) Apple
8 2 (2.56%) Wyse
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